For a glimpse into the not-too-distant future of how cannabis will become part of Canadian culture and how entrepreneurs will come up with increasingly creative ways to attract customers, look no further than what’s happening in the states down south that have legalized or decriminalized pot.
A story in the Washington Post this week showed how quickly pot has gone mainstream.
In Northampton, Mass., the city’s mayor – a 52-year-old Air Force veteran – was the first customer of that state’s legal recreational pot, putting his money down for a chocolate bar infused with THC.
On Fifth Avenue in New York City, a dispensary has opened, marketing itself to its upscale clientele as “the Barneys of weed.” In San Fransciso, one dispensary there looks like an elite hotel bar. In Washington,…