One Dope Train Ticket: How a Public Transit System Gave Its Riders a Buzz During the High-Stress Holidays

The stunt out of Germany joins other global and US honorees at the recent Clio Cannabis awards

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Commuting can be hell, much more so during the end-of-year holiday rush. But what if some of the anxiety could be removed, turning that everyday chore into less of a total buzzkill?

To solve a relatable problem for BVG, Germany’s public transportation system, agency Jung von Matt AG created a product no one saw coming—first-of-their-kind hemp-infused coupons to calm the overwrought masses.

In short, these train tickets were dope. Literally.

The concept was simple yet groundbreaking: BVG made limited-edition tickets out of edible paper, doused them with cannabis’ legal cousin and sold them in the days leading up to Christmas 2021.



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