‘It’s very easy to get fooled’: Two cannabis rivals are raising … – Morningstar
By Steve Gelsi
Rivals Kiva Confections and Wana Brands team up to launch anti-scam campaign to help consumers
Rival cannabis edibles companies Wana Brands and Kiva Confections are warning consumers about online scammers that steal money or sell wares illegally, often at marked-up prices.
Wana and Kiva have banding together amount to launch CannabisSafetyTips.com to help shoppers avoid rip-offs.
As category leaders — the Coke and Pepsi — in the world of cannabis edibles, Wana Brands and and Kiva Confections have teamed up to educate consumers about fake online business accounts, unregulated online products and scammers asking to share financial information.
Here’s four steps they’re promoting to avoid losing money or buying fake products:
Buy in a state with legalized cannabis sales: Wana, Kiva and other edible brands containing THC arenot allowed to be mailed to other states. They’re only sold in licensed dispensaries in states where cannabis is legal, with some local deliveries available in some markets. Wana and Kiva both list states where their products are sold legally on their websites. Buy from a licensed dispensary: Wana and Kiva products sold in unlicensed dispensaries are either