Day: October 8, 2018

Dana Larsen on new CAMCD name, why his dispensary will not close, and putting patients first

This is the first of a multi-part interview with Dana Larsen, one of Canada’s most prominent and outspoken cannabis activists. Dana recently wrote about the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) voting on changing its name, and why, as a founding member of the organization, he was strongly opposed to the direction that CAMCD […]

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Las Vegas’ Cannabition Museum Offers a Fresh Spin on Tourism

Giant buds you can hug, a slide that drops into a pool of nugs, and the world’s largest bong are among the promises of Cannabition, an immersive cannabis museum now open in downtown Las Vegas. According to founder JJ Walker, the experience takes guests from “seed to celebration” via photogenic, interactive, and often enlightening installations.

‘Immersive’ is a hot buzzword in entertainment at the moment, describing everything from interactive plays and escape rooms to oh-so-Instagrammable selfie factories, like Candytopia and the Museum of Ice Cream. It was, in fact, the latter that inspired Walker to conceive of a similar concept surrounding cannabis.

Though Instagram is certainly a facet of Cannabition’s design and its many colorful, photogenic rooms, Walker also emphasizes education and—should Las Vegas decide to allow it—possible social consumption.

“I’d been thinking about how [social consumption] would work,” Walker said. “Is it really people just sitting around smoking hookahs? Why don’t we combine the emergence of these immersive museums with cannabis? Vegas seemed like a good option because Nevada was the next legal state and Vegas is the

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