Jerry Garcia’s Grateful Dead weed brand is leaving California

January 30, 2023

The Garcia Hand Picked brand, launched by the deceased musician’s family in 2020, has pulled out of the state, a spokesperson confirmed to SFGATE. Garcia Hand Picked is still available in five other states. The majority of small legacy cannabis farms are on their way out of business and even the country’s biggest cannabis companies are leaving the state. But the Garcias chose to launch their brand in California, the same place that Jerry was born, spearheaded an artistic movement, and died. “We really appreciated the approach that the Garcia Hand Picked team took to sourcing.