(the) Essence Getaway Giveaway

January 1 – April 1

Win a trip for (2) and embrace the endless possibilities of every experience.

Time is of (the) Essence. It is the one resource we never get back. So, grant yourself no regrets. Sink into the present moment because time is precious.

(the) Essence is offering you a chance to win a trip for (2) to make your time count.

(1) WINNER will receive (2) travel gift cards, each with $2,000 value, to plan a trip of their choosing.

To enter, fill in the required information via the digital form below. You will receive an email in your inbox from (the) Essence to confirm your entry to the sweepstakes.

Note: You MUST confirm with the follow-up email for your entry to be fully submitted.

The winner will be randomly selected on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, and will be contacted via email within 1 week of the drawing. The winner will have 10 business days to respond before they automatically forfeit their prize, and another winner is selected.

Will you be whisked away to a destination of your choosing? Only time will tell.

Please keep an eye on your inbox and spam folders.

Enter the Giveaway

Official Giveaway Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: (the) Essence Getaway Giveaway [01/01/2024-04/01/2024]

2. The sponsor of this Giveaway is (the) Essence (“Sponsor”). By participating in the Giveaway, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Giveaway. Sponsor may be reached by email at social@veranobrands.com during the Promotion Period.  

3. ELIGIBILITY: Open to all natural persons in;

AZ: over the age of twenty-one (21) and active and verifiable medical cannabis patients in Arizona over the age of eighteen (18) (the “Entrant”).

IL: over the age of twenty-one (21) and active and verifiable medical cannabis patients in Illinois over the age of eighteen (18) (the “Entrant”).

MD: over the age of twenty-one (21) and active and verifiable medical cannabis patients in Maryland over the age of eighteen (18) (the “Entrant”).

MA: over the age of twenty-one (21) and active and verifiable medical cannabis patients in Massachusetts over the age of eighteen (18) (the “Entrant”).

NV: over the age of twenty-one (21) and active and verifiable medical cannabis patients in Nevada over the age of eighteen (18) (the “Entrant”).

NJ: over the age of twenty-one (21) and active and verifiable medical cannabis patients in New Jersey over the age of eighteen (18) (the “Entrant”).

Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the “Promotion Entities”), are ineligible to enter the Giveaway or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.  

4. GRAND PRIZE: (1) WINNER will receive (2) travel gift cards, each with $2,000 value for a grand prize total worth $4,000. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of each prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. This Giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States and the Prizes will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said location. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  

5. HOW TO ENTER: Beginning at 12:00AM EST on Monday, January 1, 2024, navigate to www.verano.com/the-essence-getaway through your mobile device, computer, or through scanning the QR code on in-store assets for The Essence Getaway Giveaway. Once on this landing page, you will need to complete the follow steps:  

(a) Provide Sponsor with required information via the digital form

(b) You will receive an email in your inbox from Sponsor to confirm your entry to the sweepstakes. Note: You MUST confirm with the follow-up email for your entry to be fully submitted.

Once you have completed steps (a) through (b), your entry will be deemed completed.  If entering using a mobile device, standard data fees may apply, consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details and check device features for capabilities. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. All entry information (comments), shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a “Submission.” Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/Giveaway subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant’s Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Giveaway.  

6. WINNER SELECTION: The Winners of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.  

7. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified by email at the address they provided approximately 1 week after the giveaway closes. Potential Winner must accept a prize by direct message as directed by Sponsor within 10 business days of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and a Publicity Release and provide proof that prize winner is a medical cannabis patient (collectively the “Prize Claim Documents”). 

8. PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor. By entering the Giveaway, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Giveaway Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.  

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Giveaway; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Giveaway; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Giveaway or download of any materials in the Giveaway. If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Giveaway.  

10. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Sponsor, 224 W Hill St, Floor 4, Chicago, IL 60610. Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than thirty (30) days after the Promotion Period has ended.  

SPONSOR: (the) Essence, 224 W Hill St, Chicago, IL 60610; social@veranobrands.com