MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — David and Howard Bellamy, much more typically identified as The Bellamy Brothers, were in Morgantown on Wednesday to promote their new line of hashish solutions in partnership with clinical marijuana firm Trulieve.
The line, named Previous Hippie Stash right after their track “Previous Hippie“, is available at W.Va. Trulieve spots below the name O.H.S. The two strains accessible are named “Big Love” and “Afterglow”.
“We’re fired up to be in this article. We were trying to figure out when we were listed here final,” Howard Bellamy stated in an job interview. “I assume we had been right here in the mid or early 80s, we did a present on the river here way back again.”
The pair remarked that Morgantown has altered really a bit in those people 40 a long time among visits, but that the whole earth has improved since then as nicely.
The brothers’ strain was at first released in Florida for the duration of the COVID lockdown in 2020 and observed sufficient success in the course of that time to deliver it to much more spots.
“Having strains of health-related marijuana has been a little something we required to do for a extensive time it was just a matter of obtaining the ideal situation,” David Bellamy explained. “I feel it was a minimal experimental for everybody, for us and for Trulieve.”
One particular issue David located fascinating at the beginning of the item launch was that a whole lot of the people of their strain had been aged 55 and up, stating that it was probably because of to the reality that they would be the demographic who would have to have it the most for assisting with factors like ache aid.
You may well also be shocked to understand that The Bellamy Brothers are not the initial state stars to build their have line of marijuana merchandise. Jimmy Buffet introduced his line of healthcare cannabis in 2019 termed “Coral Reefer”, and Willie Nelson established his very own cannabis organization named “Willie’s Reserve” in 2015.
The brothers claimed they are glad to be performing with a health-related cannabis company like Trulieve so they can offer alternate options to opioids, and treatment method choices for men and women they know with Parkinson’s disorder or PTSD.
“In our hometown this week, we experienced a good friend of ours’ younger son OD on fentanyl. And you know, it’s an epidemic out there. The opioids are everywhere you go,” Howard explained.
Howard went on to say they feel they are disproving certain stigmas close to marijuana usage, like how cannabis users are lazy.
“We’ve been performing this for 46 several years now. We have toured 72 nations, we’re even now at it, we’re nonetheless carrying out 150 displays a 12 months.”
“And we shoot a reality show,” his brother David extra, referring to their present Honky Tonk Ranch.
“So I truly imagine in our case, it’s served us endure all this,” ongoing Howard. “We’re not spring chickens any more, naturally.”
Aged Hippie Stash can be observed at the University Town Heart and Sabraton Plaza Trulieve spots to individuals with a medical cannabis card.