Date: September 2018
Author: Inspector Z

Jas Sum Kral Nuggs, a CBD laced cigar. A few years ago, in a private conversation with a well-known premium cigar manufacturer, we discussed legislation. It is absurd that at the same time the US government is pushing for legislation on cigars, they allow cannabis use in several states. That well-known cigar manufacturer told me that his company is planning on releasing a cigar with cannabis the moment it’s legal. Legal on a federal level and that using cannabis wouldn’t cause any problems with financial services anymore. And he said he wasn’t the only one working on something like that


Now Jas Sum Kral owner Riste Riatevski didn’t want to wait. He created the Jas Sum Kral Nuggs. He is releasing these cigars in early 2019. Besides owning and operating Jas Sum Kral Riatevski also owns and operates a CBD oil company. CBD is one of the compounds in the cannabis plant. It is the one that has therapeutic uses. It relaxes, it relieves pain, it has anti-inflammatory properties, and it helps against epilepsy. According to some doctors, it can even cure cancer. 

But the downside to CBD oil is the taste. it is very bitter so Riatevski was looking for a way to make using CBD oil pleasant. He combines his two companies for this special project. Together with his molecular scientist, they found a way to add CBD to the cigar. And while making it absorbable through the mouth and tongue of the smoker, since you don’t inhale cigar smoke. The technique is very advanced. More advanced than spraying the tobacco leaves with a CBD solution. That is how a few other companies try to create a CBD cigar.

Ministry of Cigars - Jas Sum Kral Nuggs


The cigar does not contain THC. THC is the compound that makes you high. All the CBD that Ristevski is using is American grown, non-gmo, and 100% organic. The oil is filtered through a 14 stage filtering to ensure that only the best and cleanest oil is used for the JSK Nuggs. The line will come in two wrappers. Firstly a Habano wrapper that will offer a euphoric, uplifting feeling. Secondly, a Maduro wrapper that is calming, relaxing, and soothing.

Jas Sum Kral beat some of the biggest names in the industry with this project. Ristevsku is the first in the premium cigar industry to combine CBD and tobacco into one product. There are other CBD cigars out there, but not in the premium segment. If the JSK Nuggs will make it across the pond is a question mark at the moment. Jas Sum Kral has distribution partners in several international markets.

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