NEW YORK, March 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via CannabisNewsWire – CannabisNewsWire (“CNW”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring Choom Holdings Inc. (CSE:CHOO) (OTCQB:CHOOF), a client of CNW focused on channeling the spirit of Hawaii in the Okanagan and building culture around its high-grade handcrafted cannabis brand.
To view the full publication, titled “Acquisitions and Growth Expand in Canadian Cannabis Market,” visit: of the new companies looking to stake a claim in the recreational market is Choom Holdings, Inc. (CSE:CHOO) (OTCQB:CHOOF). Choom is based in British Columbia, though its hip, modern brand has been designed around the tropical, relaxed ambiance of Hawaii. The company’s name, “Choom,” and style invoke Hawaiian culture, in particular easy days on the beach and in the countryside enjoying a casual atmosphere that connects with relaxation, which fittingly is one of the main appeals of cannabis. The company’s name, Choom, which means “to smoke marijuana” – comes from a slang word used by a fun-loving group of friends (including former U.S. President Barack Obama) who grew up together in Hawaii during the 1970s.This relaxed, friendly and informal approach to selling cannabis is designed to tap into a younger market with socially liberal values and disposal income to spare, and differs radically from the marketing focus of medical marijuana companies. The look and feel more closely resembles a food or alcoholic beverage brand, evoking warm feelings instead of healing/medicinal properties, which are the focus of established brands. In short, it’s exactly the sort of approach the recreational cannabis industry will need.Moving forward, the advantage in the legal cannabis sector seems likely to go to companies such as Choom, which are able to innovate with their branding, creating appealing lifestyle choices. Strict limitations on advertising cannabis will prevent the big medical marijuana players from using their financial clout to dominate the market through saturation advertising, which will create a space for young brands such Choom to grow via agile, modern techniques where traditional approaches aren’t an option.About Choom™Channeling the spirit of Hawaii in the Okanagan, high-grade handcrafted strains by Choom™ are all about cultivating good times and good friends. Choom™ was inspired by the Choom Gang; a group of buddies in Honolulu during the 1970s. Now, after four decades, Choom is bringing the spirit of Hawaii to the Okanagan. The company is planting its flag in the rapidly growing legal cannabis industry in Canada with its own brand of high-grade handcrafted herb. For more information, visit the company’s website at
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