People have used cannabis-infused intimacy oils for thousands of years, but they weren't sold in the commercial market until recently. The renaissance was the brainchild of Matthew Gerson, founder and co-CEO of Foria, a California-based cannabis company.

Gerson says that his peanut butter and chocolate moment happened six years ago when a good friend schooled him on all the health benefits of cannabis oil.

“I immediately got a medical marijuana card, got some THC oil in a gel tab, bought some coconut oil, and decided to make some lube in my kitchen,” he says.

This wasn’t some random happy accident. Gerson had previously worked for a company called Sir Richard’s Condom Company that makes chemical-free, vegan condoms, so the sex product industry was in his wheelhouse.

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