The Best Cannabis Gifts for California’s First Holiday Season of Legal Weed

Perfect presents for everyone on your list, from beauty lovers to edible enthusiasts and more

When you’re making your rounds of gift shopping, you’ve got one option this year that wasn’t entirely available before: cannabis. For recipients over 21, there are adult-use THC products a plenty to stuff stockings, and that’s just the beginning. Non-psychoactive CBD is officially in everything now, too, including some really lovely gift-worthy luxuries. Take a peek at some of our favorite picks and ensure this holiday will be your most chill ever.


dosist Holiday Bliss Gift Kit

dosist ($100)

Who doesn’t want some holiday bliss? This gift set it perfect for your favorite elf who wants to heighten the joy and good vibes of the season and new year to come. dosist bundles their Bliss pen with a custom aromatherapy candle in one cute pack. Gift sets are also available in their Sleep, Relief, and Calm formulations.


Eight Strains of Chanukah Kit

Lowell Herb Co. ($300)

This limited-edition tasting flight offers a new experience for each night of the festival of light(-ing up). Each vacuum-sealed vial contains an eighth of an ounce from a unique, curated strain, packed in a sturdy wood crate (menorah bong sold separately) The brand is also offering a limited run of pre-rolls in a seasonal Christmas blend designed for holiday cheer.


The Beboe Bestie Kit 

Beboe ($69)

Beboe, the Lake Bell-backed cannabis brand known for its stylish packaging, offers this cute gift set for the holidays which they suggest as a perfect stocking stuffer or starter kit for a user new to cannabis. The box includes a box of their signature “inspired sativa” cannabis pastilles candies and a rose gold mini-vape pen.


Kiva Artisan Chocolate Bars 

Kiva Confections ($20)

One of the first California brands to add THC to artisan food craft is this confectionary launched by Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich in 2010. The flavor and texture of their award-winning line of edibles compares to bars from other high-end chocolatiers, with seasonal flavors like ginger dark chocolate and mint Irish cream milk chocolate.


Hora Gift Set 

Hora ($120)

If there were two undeniable trends in skincare for 2018, they were quartz facial rollers and CBD in everything. Hora taps into both with this lovely gift set, including the brand’s decadent (and multi-use!) Super Serum, an overnight mask, and a cooling quartz roller.


Sugarplum High-CBD Gummies 

Lord Jones ($50)

If Santa Claus were from L.A., he would ask for these gluten-free, all-natural, CBD-rich gummies instead of cookies. This holiday season sweet incorporates juicy plum and a bit of spicy ginger, along with 20mg of CBD per candy.


Cannabis Bouquet

Lowell Herb Co. ($400)

Bundled up in rustic paper and tied with twine, your recipient might initially mistake this bouquet for the work of a hip local florist with a flair for greenery. But look closer and, amongst the sprigs of eucalyptus and flowering herbs, they’ll discover a full ounce of Lowell Herb’s organic California-grown cannabis buds.


Calming Lavender CBD Vape Pen

Ignite Cannabis Co. ($45)

Holiday season stress is a real thing. If you know someone who seems to be suffering acutely this year, this sleek, portable CBD and lavender aromatherapy vape pen might be just the item. L.A.-based Ignite Cannabis Co. recently launched a CBD-only line, with specialized blends for calming, recharging, and maintaining focus.


Mistletoke by ZOMA 

ZOMA Cannabis (free)

Photograph courtesy of Zona Cannabis Co.

ZOMA puts a spin on the traditional holiday mistletoe with this “activated” version. Mixed in with some festive leaves and berries are three trimmed stems of the brand’s Envirocann marijuana. The limited-edition item will be available to California customers who email info@zomacannabis.com while supplies last.


Canndescent Holiday Gift Box 

Canndescent ($299)

cannabis gifts holiday legal weed mistletoke

Gift your favorite cannabis connoisseur with this elegant, limited-edition set from Canndescent. They’ll get a vial of each of the brand’s five signature blends: Calm, Create, Connect, Charge, and Cruise. The box also includes premium rolling papers, hemp wick, and a chic little matchbook, so they have everything they need as soon as they untie the bow.


Papa & Barkley Holiday Set 

Papa & Barkley ($150)

Any winter aches and pains will disappear when your recipient unwraps this Papa & Barkley box. Kitted out with pain relief balms in two different ratios–one three parts CBD to one part THC, the other the opposite–and a bottle of relaxing body oil, they’ll be feeling great into the new year.


OTTO by Banana Bros. 

Banana Bros ($129)

This gadget is perfect for the techie cannabis lover. What looks like an immersion blender is actually a state-of-the-art device which converts whole marijuana flowers into tidy, ready-to-smoke rolls at the touch of a button. Sensors determine the precise mill for whatever you put in, and deliver it directly into waste-free paper cones.


Verte Luxe Soak

Verte Essentials ($55)

The self-care queen will be delighted with this luxurious bath soak from Verte Essentials. Available on it’s own or along with other CBD-infused products from the line, the soak encourages relaxation and well-being–and smells so pretty, too.


Lindsey Hampton Ring Pipe

Tetra ($80)

Every Angeleno worth their salt has a collection of artisan ceramics these days, no? We suggest you add to the array with this functional item, handmade by artist Lindsey Hampton and sold by sophisticated smoking lifestyle boutique Tetra.


Dr. Robb Farms Mom’s Formula Tablets

Dr. Robb Farms ($40)

After Dr. Robert Flannery’s mom completed cancer treatments, she found herself struggling with ongoing ailments–which her son discovered could be treated with a low-dose daily cannabis tablet. Flannery calls the line of products she inspired his “Mom’s” collection; a bottle would make a thoughtful gift for your mom, or anyone interested in using cannabis to treat anxiety or inflammation.


MedMen Gift Cards

MedMen (prices vary)

Maybe your recipient already knows their taste in cannabis, or maybe you’re just looking for a discrete stocking stuffer. Either way, yes, you can give a cannabis gift card. Available at the brick-and-mortar locations of cannabis retail chain MedMen (self-described as “the Apple store of weed”) they’re the perfect way to keep everyone on your gift list happy.

 


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