MedMen, Houseplant, dosist and VICELAND are among the Gold Clio Cannabis Award Winners

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Nov. 20, 2019 /AxisWire/ – Clio Cannabis, the new joint venture from Clio and High Times celebrating the creators at the forefront of cannabis marketing and communications, today announced the winners of its inaugural program. At a ceremony from NeueHouse in Los Angeles hosted by entrepreneur and former NBA player John Salley, the gold, silver and shortlist winners were revealed, with the Gold Clio Cannabis winners taking the stage to accept their trophies.

Salley kicked off the evening with an introduction to the program and the environment in which it launched, noting that, “advances have been made legislatively, technologically, and—of course—botanically that have placed cannabis squarely at the center of the national conversation.”

He then announced the Gold Clio Cannabis award winners, including:

  • Advocacy:For21 by Keystone Canna Remedies
  • Advocacy:The New Normal by MedMen
  • Brand Design:An Elevated Brand of Cannabis by Houseplant
  • Brand Design:Elevating the Dispensary Shop-in-Shop by dosist
  • Film/Video:Drive high by Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec
  • Film/Video:Weed Week Interstitials by VICELAND
  • Film/Video: The New Normal by MedMen
  • Product Design:Cannabutter by Sweet Grass
  • Product Design:Puffco Peak by Puffco
  • Social Good: Drive high by Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec

The event also featured a panel discussion led by High Times President and CEO Craig Fox. R&B legend Macy Gray, NFL all-pro athlete Ricky Williams and Cypress Hill’s B-Real delved in to their personal experiences with cannabis and the development of their brands in the space.

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About Clio Cannabis

Expanding on Clio’s enduring reputation for establishing best-in-class programs that are custom built to honor creative ideas in a variety of specialized verticals, Clio Cannabis is a joint venture with High Times that celebrates the creators at the forefront of cannabis marketing and communications. Launched in 2019, Clio Cannabis sets the bar for creative work in a rapidly expanding industry, helps to build an understanding of a developing category and elevates the marketplace to solicit creative contributions from top talent and agencies.

About The Clio Awards

The Clio Awards is the premier international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate creative excellence in advertising, the Clio Awards today honors the work and talent at the forefront of the advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care industries. Clio recognizes the world’s most innovative work annually at Clio Sports in May, the Clio Awards in October, which includes Clio Music; at the Clio Entertainment Awards in November; and online with Clio Fashion & Beauty and Clio Health.  Noting the diverse and ever-changing creative landscape, Clio acquired and revamped global ad database Ads of the World and re-launched its content platform in 2018, to celebrate creativity 365 days a year.


About High Times

For more than 44 years, High Times has been the world’s most well-known cannabis brand – championing the lifestyle and educating the masses on the benefits of this natural flower. From humble beginnings as a counterculture lifestyle publication, High Times has evolved into hosting industry-leading events like the Cannabis Cup and the High Times Business Summit, while providing digital TV and social networks, globally distributed merchandise, international licensing deals, and millions of fans and supporters across the globe. In the world of Cannabis, High Times is the arbiter of quality.


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