TEXAS: North American Cannabis Holdings thinks its cannabis-themed cafes could be the next big thing in fast food. The company today announced its $2 million AmeriCanna Cafe 12-month revenue rollout plan targeting multi-brand quick-serve restaurant operators.
OREGON: As of Jan. 1. the World Famous Cannabis Cafe in Portland is being forced to close, as state lawmakers have broadened the state’s clean indoor air regulations to include marijuana.
Within House Bill 2546, lawmakers defined what they mean by “inhalant.”
By law an Inhalant means: “Nicotine, a cannabinoid or any other substance that’s inhaled into a person’s respiratory system.”
With this new law, marijuana lounges, of which only a handful exist, are not allowed in the state of Oregon.
CANADA: A members-only cannabis cafe has been quietly operating in Halifax for the past two months.
Owner Chris Henderson says the High Life Social Club, located on Spring Garden Road, is a place to relax and enjoy cannabis.
“For adults, where people can come and bring their own cannabis and use it here freely,” he said. “In a nice, safe place where you feel comfortable.”
Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly memberships are available. The daily fee is $4.35 plus tax. The yearly fee: $173.92 + HST.
GERMANY: When Monika Herrmann took office as Berlin Kreuzberg’s mayor in August, she made cannibis legalization a priority. It’s a topic igniting controversy in the city’s capital, especially with German federal elections set for Sept. 22. [Read more…]