News Comment #7:The first cannabis cafe in the United States opens

A rendering of the interior of the café.

Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Café, will be the first cannabis café to open in the United States on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Eight cannabis consumption licenses were created in West Hollywood and Lowell Farms was the first to be granted the license out of 300 applicants.

Andrea Drummer is the head chef of Lowell Farms and has been trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Los Angeles. She is known for creating THC- and CBD- infused cuisine. The current cannabis legislation does not allow dishes infused with cannabis. She does feature seasonal dishes complementary to the effects of THC.

A spokeswoman told CNN, “The restaurant will have a nightlife experience that will serve as a welcoming and safe environment for all to enjoy and learn about cannabis consumption.”

Guest will be able to smoke marijuana at the café in its many forms. There will be both, a smoking and non-smoking patio. The entire indoor space is designated smoking area.

The story includes quotes from the head chef and spokeswoman of Lowell Farms. The article uses exact quotes and paraphrasing. The head chef provided a back story to her expertise and training and what they would serve. The spokeswoman shared the exciting things to come for the restaurant and how it will be a welcoming place for those into cannabis. Both of the quotes give a positive outlook towards the upcoming business and more for the future.

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1 thought on “News Comment #7:The first cannabis cafe in the United States opens

  1. What sorts of dishes would be complementary to THC, do you suppose. Other than nachos and tacos?

    The article seems overly promotional to me. Trend reporting, I supose.

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