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How One Brand Hopes To Change The Way We Think About Edibles

A behind-the-scenes look at the invention of a new product.

This story appears in the December 2019 issue of Green Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

In 2016, cannabis wellness company dosist (then known as Hmbldt) released its Dose Pen 200 and changed the way people consume cannabis. The vaporizer gives an exact dose of 2.25 milligrams of cannabinoids each time you take a hit. Airflow technology causes the pen to shut off and vibrate when you've inhaled the full dose, after roughly three seconds. The Dose Pen was a smash hit. Time magazine named it one of the best inventions of 2016 -- not in just the cannabis space but in all categories, along with shoes that tie themselves and folding bike helmets.

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That was three years ago. Since then, many eyes have been on the Los Angeles–based company to see what the sequel would be. That product dropped this fall, when dosist released its patented Dose Dial in two of its L.A. flagship stores (or "Wellness Experiences," as they call them). The company describes it as "the first dose-controlled delivery device in the edible category." The oval-shaped dial is child-resistant and dispenses one 3.7 milligram dissolvable tablet with the press of a button and spin of a dial.

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