If you’re in a state that doesn’t have legal cannabis, I feel for you. It’ll come eventually. In the meantime, feast your eyes on this store. Cannabis shops are just like any other retail operation. There are low end, middle of the road and high- end stores. High-end is not a new concept in retailing, but it’s still new-ish to the cannabis industry.
Cannabis is an industry that’s most closely aligned, at least in my mind, with wine shops. You can get wine anywhere, but finding really terrific bottles is the job of a high-end wine shop. Why shouldn’t it be the same with a cannabis store? Enjoy a little voyeuristic tour inside what looks to be a terrific wine shop. I’m looking forward to going to Diego Pellicer in Denver!
[Canniseur: CBS News says it could be true. Israeli scientists are studying it. There may truly be some benefit to COVID-19 treatment with cannabis. Wouldn’t that be wonderful? “Feeling bad? Do you have COVID-19? Smoke some cannabis!!!!” It’s a possibility.]
[Canniseur: Lynette Shaw is a very important person in the normalization of cannabis. She’s done so many things to help the acceptance of cannabis in our society. Take a few minutes to meet her in this video. Great music too!]
[Canniseur: Something is wrong with the numbers here. It’s subtle, but there are some issues between states. As an example, The population of Colorado is around 5.75 million people. The population of Oregon is 4.2 million people. That’s about a 25% difference. When you look at sales between the two states, the difference is less than 10%. Given that most populations consume cannabis at about the same rate, there’s a big gap between Oregon and Colorado sales. And Oregon is reputedly the least expensive state to buy cannabis. So what gives? The only answer that comes readily to mind? The black market. It’s going to be interesting to watch this develop.]