Leading global cannabis brand PAX today announced the debut of PEACE BY PAX, a new program to continue and expand the company’s efforts to drive meaningful social impact. The platform will empower PAX to serve the community through a focus on causes related to social reform, safe access and sustainability through cannabis.

PAX is already known for its award-winning technology and a history of design innovation, as well as impact initiatives such as its collaborations with the restorative justice nonprofit Last Prisoner Project and artist Akiko Tsuji. Now, PEACE BY PAX will continue the brand's dedication to community through sustainability and equity. Keep reading on to find out how you can celebrate PAX's Day of Peace on January 19, 2023!

All About PAX Devices

PAX devices are considered to be the best vaporizers on the market. For more than a decade, the company has provided products that are simple, enjoyable, and trusted by millions. The PAX Era devices are made for the on-the-go consumer, designed to be portable and compact while featuring extended battery life. Live Rosin and Diamond pods from PAX are flavorful and potent, enjoying a great following in the cannabis community.

Moreover, PAX is on a mission to change people's lives. Among its many achievements, it has been recognized as Fast Company Brands that Matter, mg Magazine Best Place to Work in Cannabis, New York Times Wirecutter Best Portable Vaporizer, and High Times Cannabis Cup People’s Choice Award. PAX delivers well-being through pure products, unique experiences, and an unparalleled passion for the plant.

Steven Jung, Chief Operating Officer at PAX (C) PAX

What Makes PEACE BY PAX An Important Social Impact Program?

“PAX is mission-driven at our core, so we’re thrilled to be launching PEACE BY PAX in support of the critical work we’re already doing to benefit the broader cannabis community,” said Steven Jung, COO of PAX and Army veteran. “We see these efforts as a business and moral imperative, to build a sustainable industry that is inclusive and creates equitable opportunity.”

PEACE BY PAX And Social Reform

PAX is working to destigmatize, legalize, and create equitable access to opportunity through cannabis. This includes partnerships with, and support of, the aforementioned Last Prisoner Project; Cannabis Media Council, to normalize cannabis use across generations; the Marijuana Policy Project, a leading advocacy organization working to change cannabis laws; Our Academy, a workshop for social equity entrepreneurs; and more. PAX received a bronze Clio Award for The Human Toll: How the War on Drugs Targeted Black America, produced with Last Prisoner Project and Vanity Fair.

PEACE BY PAX And Safe Access To Cannabis For Veterans And Patients

PAX has a team of toxicologists, chemists, and engineers conducting research and elevating standards for product safety across the industry, the work of which has been published in peer-reviewed journals including PLOS One and Toxics. Beyond the company’s leadership on safety, PAX works with organizations including Weed for Warriors, Veterans Alliance for Holistic Alternatives, This is Jane Project, Operation Evac, ReCompass, California NORML and others, to ensure patient access to cannabis and facilitate compassion efforts. In 2022, PAX supported compassion services delivered to thousands of veteran patients across the country.

PEACE BY PAX And Sustainability

PAX is dedicated to the plant and protecting the planet. All products are developed leveraging design principles that include durability and longevity, and nearly all packaging is recyclable, with a significant portion made from Forest Stewardship Council certified materials, ensuring the responsible, renewable sourcing of sustainable materials. The brand's goal is to have a meaningful, positive environmental impact throughout cannabis and beyond.

“PAX’s name means peace, a concept that is fundamental to our ethos as a brand," said Laura Fogelman, Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, who also leads the company's social impact work. "It’s a privilege to be part of this industry, and we’re deeply committed to overcoming decades of prohibition and stigma to uplift the people and communities we serve. We’re thrilled to launch PEACE BY PAX, and leverage our platform to give visibility to important causes, and the people, organizations and partners doing critical work on the ground.”

PAX will be launching a PEACE BY PAX cause-based cannabis pod for PAX Era, which will roll out across California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Canada and other key markets in 2023, with 100% of proceeds directly benefiting the brand’s social impact work.

Join PAX's Day Of Peace: January 19, 2023

To celebrate the new platform, which launched in conjunction with PAX’s recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day honoring national service, the brand will be hosting a Day of Peace, providing compassionate cannabis donations to the San Francisco Bay Area patient community on January 19, 2023. Patients can get more information and RSVP to participate here for one of three events taking place at Posh Green Cannabis Boutique, California Street Cannabis Company and Oakanna.

For more about PAX, visit pax.com.

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