Sheetz Launches CBD Line

Topical rubs, patches, tinctures, vape pens, other items available at more than 140 Pennsylvania stores
Photograph courtesy of Sheetz

ALTOONA, Pa. — Convenience-store retailer Sheetz Inc. has launched a line of cannabidiol (CBD) products at more than 140 of its stores across Pennsylvania.

To meet the needs and preferences of its customers, Sheetz will offer both isolate and full-spectrum products, including topical rubs and patches, tinctures, vape pens, oral pouches, capsules, pet products and more.

“We are excited to be the first convenience store to offer a broad selection of premium CBD products at this magnitude,” said Ryan Sheetz, assistant vice president of brand strategies for Sheetz. “This is the next evolution for Sheetz in ensuring we are meeting the needs of our customers, giving them what they want, when they want it, 24/7/365.”

As a brand that prides itself on responsible retail, all products will be kept behind the counter and a 100% proof-of-age policy requiring customers to be 18 or older to purchase will be strictly enforced, the company said. Employees will ask for proper identification—such as a valid driver’s license, passport or military identification card—from any customers wanting to purchase CBD.

Click here for a full list of participating locations.

Drugstore chains CVS and Walgreens have also debuted CBD products.

Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pa., Sheetz is a family-owned and -operated c-store chain with more than 580 locations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz is No. 14 in the Top 40 update to CSP's2018 Top 202 ranking of c-store chains by number of retail locations.

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