GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (June 16, 2022) –PRESS RELEASE– Wana Brands has expanded its international presence to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, launching with Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies, the company’s innovative and popular fast-onset infused cannabis edible line featuring “happy hour”-inspired flavors. 

Providing a novel edible experience with an onset time of 5-15 mins and Delta-9-THC effects (similar to an inhalation effect) lasting up to three hours, the new Wana product line features an all-natural recipe, with no high fructose corn syrup. Each gummie offers 10mg of THC, with 10 gummies per package. Traditional edibles have an onset time of up to two hours, with effects lasting up to six hours. 

“Launching a cannabis edible in a new market serves up a host of challenges, including identifying the right manufacturing and distribution partners,” said Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands. “Fortunately, we are partnering with BioCann Caribbean, which has a very strong team dedicated to quality and consistency, making them an ideal partner. The BioCann team possesses a keen attention to detail that can be seen in all aspects of their operation, which ensures that patients of Puerto Rico will enjoy the high-quality products Wana fans expect.”

In a multicultural nation where English and Spanish languages are both official languages of the country, it is critical that any brand entering the market offers respect and inclusivity. For a cannabis brand, that means not only ensuring that customer-facing materials are offered in both languages but that retailer and manufacturer training information and materials are also available in both languages, according to Whiteman. Recognized across the industry for its comprehensive printed and video training materials, Wana Brands completely revised its video training tools and marketing material specifically for Spanish-speaking audiences in the island nation.

“Both BioCann and Wana Brands share a passion for making clean, high-quality products available to patients,” said Nicolas Moreda Algeria, Senior Project Manager of BioCann Caribbean. “We are grateful to have a partner whose commitment to quality is as strong as our own, and we can see Wana’s commitment in their approach to training and working with partners. We are looking forward to a long relationship together to serve the communities in Puerto Rico.”

The first fast-onset gummie available in the country, the following Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies are now available in Puerto Rico, including:

Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies Peach Bellini (Sativa): The juicy peach flavor of a sparkling peach bellini infused with sativa terpene-enhanced distillate, which has been known to cause a more uplifting and motivating effect. 10mg THC per piece, 100mg THC per package (10 pieces).Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies Piña Colada (Indica): Rich and creamy pineapple and coconut flavors of a piña colada are infused with indica terpene-enhanced distillate, which often results in a mellow, stress-relieving effect. 10mg THC per piece, 100mg THC per package (10 pieces).Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies Limoncello (Hybrid): Infused with a terpene-enhanced hybrid blend, these sweetly sour gummies deliver a smooth, balanced effect. 10mg THC per piece, 100mg THC per package (10 pieces).Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies Strawberry Margarita (1:1): Sweet and citrusy (with a hint of salt), these fast-acting gummies are infused with a balanced ratio of CBD and hybrid terpene-enhanced THC distillate. 10mg THC/10mg CBD per piece, 100mg THC/100mg CBD per package (10 pieces).

Fast, effective and innovative, Wana Quick Fast-Acting Gummies harness TiME (Thermodynamic Individual Molecular Encapsulation), a new quick onset technology from Azuca. While traditional edibles convert Delta-9-THC in the digestive tract to 11-Hydroxy-THC, Wana Quick gummies feature individually encapsulated Delta-9-THC cannabinoids with greater bioavailability that work at the molecular level to bypass the liver and enter the bloodstream immediately. This means onset in less than 15 mins for most, and a Delta-9-THC experience that lasts two to four hours.