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Budding Equity Inc.


Budding Equity Inc. (BEi), through its Licensing & Consumer Products, has changed how the markets look at accessing and investing in the cannabis industry. Founded in 2015, BEi has emerged as an industry leader, partnering with major brands on licensing and marketing cannabis accessories, providing asset management guidance and educating senior executives on navigating this new and complex industry. Budding Equity Inc.’s unique expertise in both the regulatory and cultural aspects of the cannabis market has cemented its reputation as a credible market resource in the industry


We specialize in partnering with celebrities and movie production companies to capitalize on their intellectual property for the cannabis market. We offer licensing and support for the development and distribution of branded hardware and cannabis products, and we also generate revenue through royalties based on our agreements with various IP holders.

Our economic interest arises from the agreements we have in place and the types of products we offer in the market. We currently capitalize on royalties from the following recognizable names: Jay and Silent Bob (JSB), Trailer Park Boys, Cheech and Chong Up In Smoke, Pineapple Express, Ice Cube, and more.

Additionally, we develop branded hardware such as trays, for which we receive a share of the agreements based on the products sold. Our specialty branded cannabis products are developed in partnership with celebrities and are designed to deliver a consistent and unique smoking experience. We use patented infusion technology that is unmatched in the market, and we work with in-state licensees to produce these smokeable products.

Our expertise in licensing, supporting, and capitalizing on intellectual property in the cannabis market helps our clients reach their target audience and generate revenue. If you’re a celebrity or movie production company looking to monetize your IP in the cannabis industry, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Joint Ventures

At present, we are proud to be in a joint venture partnership with two prominent celebrities in the entertainment industry: Ice Cube and Kevin Smith. Our partnership with these renowned individuals involves developing and marketing branded hardware and cannabis products that are reflective of their unique vision and appeal to their loyal fanbase.

Through our joint ventures with Ice Cube and Kevin Smith, we have been able to successfully leverage their intellectual property in the cannabis space and capitalize on the growing demand for high-quality branded products. Our collaboration with these industry icons is a testament to our expertise and ability to deliver results for our partners.

Whether you’re a celebrity looking to enter the cannabis industry or an established player seeking to expand your presence, we have the experience and resources to help you achieve your goals.

Future Opportunities

At ILST we are looking for new opportunities to expand our ecosystem and provide our customers with unique products that reflect their individual tastes and preferences. Currently, we are in discussions with a number of companies that offer innovative products and services that we believe will add value to our portfolio.

Some of the products we are currently exploring include new limited edition and collectible smoking products, animal novelty products, rolling and processing equipment, movie brand and product placements, and patented production processes. We are open to acquiring stakes in or outright purchasing existing businesses that are positively cash flowing, or exploring our own product development in these unique spaces.

Our goal is to continue to build our ecosystem and provide our customers with a wide range of high-quality branded products that reflect their individuality and lifestyle. We are committed to staying at the forefront of the cannabis industry and pursuing opportunities that will enable us to achieve sustainable growth and success in the years ahead.

If you have a unique product or service that you believe would be a good fit for our company, we would love to hear from you. Contact us today to discuss potential opportunities and how we can work together to achieve mutual success.

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