4th of July Elevated

It’s July 2021, and summer is officially in full swing.

One of the major summer kickoff events in the United States is the 4th of July, where we celebrate our independence and the wealth of freedoms that we enjoy.

On Sunday, people all around the country will be gathering to barbecue, socialize, and watch a myriad of dazzling fireworks displays.

But if you’re wondering where to spend that sixteen cents that you saved on your 4th of July supplies this year, here are some cannabinoid-rich suggestions that will help elevate your holiday celebration.

Edibles & Tinctures

Platinum Vape Gummy Coins

With flavors like Watermelon, Fruit Punch, Peach Mango, Birthday Cake, and Berry Melon, Platinum Vape gummies are a treat for the taste buds as well as the mind.

PV gummies are tasty and potent.

Each gummy coin is infused with 10mg of THC and loads of flavor.

If you’re the type that doesn’t enjoy the taste of cannabis in your edibles, you are sure to enjoy Platinum Vape gummies where the weed flavor is all but nonexistent.

Platinum Vape gummies are available at participating dispensaries in California.

A portion of all gummy coin sales goes to Platinum Vape’s React Foundation, which supports a variety of charities and social causes.

Le Mirage by Hervé

Le Mirage is a discreet way to get some THC.

For a flavorful THC-infused candy that is discreetly easy to dispense, look no further than Hervé.

Hervé’s Le Mirage candies are vegan, gluten-free, sweetened with Isomalt, two calories per serving, and easy to eat on the down-low with their compact refillable dispenser.

Le Mirage candies come in flavors like Sour Peach, Sour Green Apple, and Peppermint and are perfect for a 4th of July barbecue or enhancing your fireworks viewing experience.

Hervé also has a line of 23-karat gold-swathed 10mg-THC Les Macarons cookies that make great edible desserts that are as sweet as they are elegant.

Les Macarons are also gluten-free.

Wellfounded Botanicals

If you live with chronic pain or other discomforts in your daily life, those won’t likely take a break on the 4th of July holiday.

Wellfounded Botanicals co-founder Sara Rotman talks about Crohn's disease, cannabis, and health.

Wellfounded Botanicals tinctures are flavorful and effective.

A newcomer to the cannabis market, Wellfounded Botanicals has a line of tinctures that are organic, easy to dose, and effective.

Founder and CEO Sara Rotman started Wellfounded Botanicals as part of her quest for health and wellness after she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.

I recently received a 30mL bottle of Wellfounded Botanicals’ 20:1 (CBD:THC) Restore tincture that has had noticeable effects on chronic pain that I experience.

One dropper-full 2-3 times a day has been enough to ease my pain and provide relief that I didn’t think was possible.

Wellfounded Botanicals also offers 30mL bottles of 1:1 Relief tincture for soothing pain and inflammation while facilitating a calm sense of well-being.


CV Sciences recently unveiled their new line of CBD-enhanced Calm and Sleep gummies, designed to calm your mind and help you rest.

CV Sciences has a new line of gummies to promote sleep and mental wellness.

Have a Calm day and a restful Sleep.

The sweet and tangy Sleep and Calm gummies contain sustainably sourced hemp-derived CBD as well as nutraceutical and botanical ingredients like melatonin, lemon balm, and magnolia bark.

Calm gummies contain neurologically active amino acids, 5-HTP, and L-Theanine to help manage stress.

Calm gummies can help you relax during your 4th of July celebration, and Sleep gummies can help facilitate a good night’s rest after the fireworks have died down.

Natural Health

If you would like to enjoy some tasty non-alcoholic beverages on the 4th of July, The Good Stuff Beverage Co. has what you need.

Get the Good Stuff for your 4th of July celebration.

Good Stuff’s 100mg bottles of honey-sweetened Lemonade (Chill!), Raspberry Iced Tea (Let’s Go!), and Strawberry Hibiscus Lemonade (Relax!) are perfect for sipping, mixing, or even cooking with (up to 400°).

The gluten-free, GMO-free drinks can also be used to add a THC content to Jell-O shots instead of alcohol.

I recently received a bottle of the Relax! flavor, which I can say mixes perfectly with Dr. Pepper.

Good Stuff beverages also make for a skinny alternative to beer, with each fat-free bottle containing only three grams of sugar, 13 calories, and no sodium.

Select Squeeze

Select a Squeeze that will enhance your drink.

Select Squeeze nano THC beverage enhancers ( Image: Select Cannabis )

Select recently launched a line of nano-THC beverage enhancers that can discreetly turn any beverage into a liquid edible.

A single Squeeze of the bottle fills the reservoir with 10mg of nano encapsulated THC, which you can pour into your beverage of choice.

Thanks to nanoencapsulation, you can feel Squeeze’s THC effects in about fifteen minutes, which is a quicker onset time than traditional edibles.

Squeeze beverage enhancers come in Lemon-Lime, Strawberry, Lemonade, Watermelon, and Hint of Sweet flavors.

22Red CBD Tincture

Why’d you put the tincture into your drink? You wanted to.

If you’d like to enjoy a cannabinoid-enhanced mocktail during your 4th of July celebration without the THC high, System of a Down’s Shavo Odadjian would like you to try his 22Red CBD Tincture.

Using a highly concentrated CBD extracted from premium American-grown hemp, 22Red’s CBD Tincture is perfect for using any time of day.

Available in unflavored, Watermelon, and Mint varieties, each 3,000mg bottle of 22Red CBD Tincture is easy to enjoy in your favorite beverage or by itself.


Glass House Farms

Just in time for summer and the 4th of July, California-based organic cannabis grower Glass House Farms has three new strains that are sure to star-spangle your banner.

Three new Summer strains from Glass House Farms.

Wonder Bars is a hybrid strain that boasts a skunky bouquet with notes of classic OG and chocolatey-flavor undertones to leave you happy, relaxed, and calm.

The Indica-dominant Life Hack strain is a gassy, floral combination of Wedding Crasher and Jet Fuel Gelato that’s perfect for the end of your holiday celebration.

Cherry Punch is a hard-hitting hybrid strain that crosses Cherry AK’s Sativa effects with Purple Punch’s relaxing Indica qualities.

Get insane in the membrane with Dr. Greenthumb’s Stuffed French Toast.

Stuffed French Toast from Dr. Greenthumb

To light up your 4th of July before the fireworks and sparklers do, consider sparking up some of Dr. Greenthumb’s new Stuffed French Toast strain.

A combination of Greenthumb’s famous Paris OG strain and Face Off OG, Stuffed French Toast features notes of cinnamon, orange, and pine.

Helmand Valley Growers Company

The United States military deserves our undying gratitude for all they’ve sacrificed to preserve the many freedoms we enjoy.

By purchasing Helmand Valley Growers Company (HVGC) products, you have an opportunity to give back.

Marine veteran-owned HVGC offers a selection of pre-rolls and vapes that benefit military vets.

Profits from HVGC sales go to a worthy cause.

HVGC donates all profits to the Battle Brothers Foundation for studies on treating veterans with PTSD, chronic pain, and other conditions with cannabis.

HVGC pre-rolls have an impressive 27 percent THC content, and vape cartridges come in Purple Trainwreck (Hybrid), Afghanimal (Indica), Sour Diesel (Sativa), Purple Kush (Indica), Headband (Hybrid), and Sour Lemon Haze (Sativa) varieties.

A Happy High 4th of July

The ever-increasing spread of cannabis legalization across the United States is just one of the many great freedoms our independence affords us.

It’s through the blood, sweat, and tears of countless brave men and women that we can take one day every July to gather with loved ones and celebrate those freedoms.

However you plan to spend your 4th of July, take a moment to remember those brave sacrifices and thank a veteran if you get the chance.

Have a happy and high 4th of July!