One thing I can say is that there are a lot of similarities in the cannabis and culinary spaces when it comes to the people and the cultures. Food brings people together, as does cannabis, and good chefs are naturally drawn to great farmers so it should be a huge win for all.
“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty,” said Coco Chanel many decades ago. “It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.” The French fashion designer was not talking about cannabis, but the sentiment still rings true for new cannabis brands emerging from the vulgar shadows of prohibition.
On July 20, 2015, Colorado was scheduled to make cannabis history—again. Only a few years earlier, the Centennial State had become one of the first in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana, and it was about to claim another first by airing a recreational cannabis television ad on Channel 7, a Denver ABC affiliate.