Drummer and record producer Travis Barker is the latest celebrity to launch a cannabis brand in the United States. Barker Wellness Co. is producing a line of tinctures and topicals that are THC-free and will focus on other cannabinoids, like CBD and CBG. Grammy-winning musician and producer to open “cannabis for healing” drug rehab centre Former baseball star Andruw Jones the latest athlete to step into the cannabis sector Hollywood Undead musician recounts getting robbed of US$60,000 worth of cannabis “While a lot of the traditional cannabinoid companies primarily use CBD, it was important that our formulas incorporated some of the lesser-known but highly powerful cannabinoids like CBG, CBN, and CBC. The full combination of these cannabinoids, herbs and natural ingredients, makes these highly effective for targeting different needs,” Barker, whose bands include blink-182, Transplants and +44, said in a press release. The product line is grouped into three categories: Sleep, Maintenance, and Recovery. The tinctures include different amounts of CBD, CBC, CBG and CBN. The single-use snap packets are available for smaller doses. The topical, a pain relief cream, is a vegan formulation that includes 400 milligrams of CBC and 300 mg of CBG and CBD. The tinctures are priced at US$65 a piece, the snap packets will retail for US$4, and the topical is US$120. CBD and other cannabinoids are stored in the trichomes, the clear hairs that stick out from the flowers and leaves of a cannabis plant. CBC is believed to contain anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing properties while early research on CBG suggests it can decrease anxiety and depression and be effective in treating IBS, Crohn’s disease, and glaucoma, among other conditions. According to Cresco Labs, CBN has sedative properties and has demonstrated potential in treating pain and inflammation.
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