How Grasscity Utilized the Internet to Become the World’s Oldest, Best Online Head Shop

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This article was written in partnership with Darby Jones

Head shops were once the only place to purchase items such as pipes and other paraphernalia. Now, as the cannabis industry is spreading like wildfire, head shops are appearing all over the world and becoming more lucrative than ever before. A report published in Headquest Magazine last year stated, “The vast majority of smoke shops see increasing competition, increased opportunities, and increasing sales.” In other words, “The pie is getting bigger.”

While many head shops are newer to the scene, there are some industry leaders that have been at the forefront of the cannabis product industry for decades — one of which being Grasscity, a brand that has been in the industry for more than 20 years. Since 2000, Grasscity has offered a wide array of products for cannabis enthusiasts to indulge in.

As a leader in the cannabis e-commerce space, Grasscity offers consumers products such as vapes, bongs, dab pens, dab rigs, hookahs, CBD, mini bongs, heady glass, towering percolator glass bongs, beaker base glass bongs, silicone bongs and more. Grasscity has valuable relationships with some of the world’s top suppliers, so the brand is able to offer products from top European brands such as Black Leaf, Roor, Ehle and Blaze Glass, and the company also has products from American brands like Grav Labs, Cheech & Chong, Snodgrass and Medicali. There is also a selection of top-quality, wallet-friendly products from brands like Evolution, Vodka Glass and Famous Brandz.

Grasscity is based out of Amsterdam, and represents what the special city has to offer, but on a global scale thanks to the brand’s adoption of the early internet days. Amsterdam is widely known as the cannabis capital of Europe, as tourists often flock to the city to visit the Dutch cannabis coffee shops. Grasscity has warehouses in Amsterdam, Las Vegas and Calgary, so the company has the ability to ship products quickly and efficiently to cannabis enthusiasts all over the world.

In addition to the ecommerce head shop, Grasscity also has one of the most popular cannabis forums in the world. The forum focuses on community and support, while users are able to share information with each other in a way that no other platform has allowed. It is a safe, informative space that holds decades of user-generated content — everything from growing tips to smoking information. The forum is still as popular today as it was at its inception with more than 100 million unique visitors over the past five years.

As the brand continues to thrive, check out the forum or site here.


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