Skip to comments.Cannabis cotillion: Luxury cannabis brand Beboe debuts in S.F.
Posted on 07/07/2017 10:54:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
As canna-business strategist Elise McRoberts walked across an animal skin rug and into the living room of a Pacific Heights home for the recent San Francisco launch of Beboe, an upscale cannabis brand from Los Angeles, she assumed she would see the usual faces on the marijuana circuit growers, dispensary owners and cannabis chefs.
Instead, the party was a cross-pollination of the worlds of high society, Silicon Valley, politics, fashion and design: industrial designer Yves Béhar, former Mayor Willie Brown, who carried decriminalization bills in the state assembly in the 1970s, philanthropists Katie and Todd Traina, boutique owner Emily Holt, salon-booking service founder Melody McCloskey, sustainable development designer Reed Woodson, venture capitalist Joshua Kauffman, yoga veteran Zander Gladish and social entrepreneur Gwendolyn Floyd, among others.
Im used to going to cannabis parties where I know everyone in the room, McRoberts said, but I only know one person here. Its most stylish and fabulous setting for a pot party Ive ever stepped into the type of party Ive always wanted.
That was just the way Beboe co-founders Clement Kwan and celebrity tattoo artist Scott Campbell had planned it. Kwan, a UC Davis grad who went on to work in luxury fashion (Dolce & Gabbana, Yoox), grew marijuana to pay his way through college. Campbells grandmother, Be Boe, fed his cancer-stricken mother pot brownies to assist with nausea during treatment.
Now that cannabis is recreationally legal in eight states and the District of Columbia, the two men see a niche for products that carry an air of respectability.....
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I know where I live top shelf runs 250.00 per ounce, I wonder how much the intellectuals in San Fran pay for BS marketing?
Living in the Bay Area, I know more than my share of recreational stoners. And I can’t think of a single one of ‘em whose life has been improved or enhanced by the use of this drug. Cannabis makes people boring and stupid. Many of their lives are essentially devoted to getting high. The Left demonizes tobacco and to some extent alcohol, yet they promote marijuana. Why? Why this particular drug? My guess is that the Left wants people too stoned and lazy and stupid to question liberalism. Marijuana is a weapon of mass destruction against mental clarity, industriousness and traditional values.
I can base my opinion on just two users. One is 60, lives next door, his “light is out”, and seldom leaves the house because his oxygen tank keeps him tethered there.
The other, at 33, is dead.
Even a single marijuana overdose can be fatal.
“Marijuana is a weapon of mass destruction against mental clarity, industriousness and traditional values.”
I’ve been using medicinal cannabis since 2015. I’m free of depression & anxiety & big pharma meds. I’ve lost 75lbs since I started using cannabis. The quality of my work has improved & I’m getting more work because of it. I’m more active in my parish & I’m thankful to God Almighty for this wonderful plant.
Like anything else, including alcohol, sugar, tobacco, caffeine, cannabis can be abused. Too much of anything isn’t good for us.
“Even a single marijuana overdose can be fatal.”
Hysterical nonsense. No one has ever died from a “marijuana overdose”.
I remember my friend Becky. She was at a party one night and the host brought out marijuana. Lots of it. Bricks of this stuff were brought out.
She had never done marijuana before and wanted to know what it was like. I told her not to...it could be dangerous. But, she insisted.
She snorted 2 lines of it. 2 LINES!!
She died in my arms, in MY ARMS!!
Please don’t do marijuana. It’s the most dangerous drug ever. Please don’t be like Becky.
So glad I wasn’t sipping my tea when I read that. You’d have owed me a keyboard, FRiend! Too funny :)
I was involved in a drug bust as an observer. A bag of the stuff was broken so I helped pick up the chunks of stuff. It was very sticky and I used an alcohol wipe to clean off my fingers. Evidently the alcohol caused some of the STP to get into my skin. Things kept slipping out of my hands for weeks.
That is why is many totalitarian governments drugs are plentiful, to keep the masses sedated, pliable and apathetic.
Ha! You gave me a much needed morning laugh, 1_Inch_Group! :-)
Please share with us a specific example of this. Just one totalitarian regime that currently does what you’ve asserted.
Shouldn’t they all be buying generic “medicine”?
They called it medicine and now they abuse it and they complain about the price of drugs and then they want exclusive top self.
They should make their minds up.
For your interest.
Woody Harrelson (I am not a fan) recently announced he no longer uses cannabis. Says he partied too hard for 30 years. Good for him.
I’m perfectly fine with states legalizing recreation cannabis after implementing a medical cannabis program as they are 2 distinct separate things. I think it’s also been a wise move as it shows voters that the world doesn’t come to a crashing end when folks are allowed to use cannabis. In fact, medical marijuana programs have utterly destroyed the Reefer Madness myths, IMO.
Regarding Georgia, I sincerely hope patients in the medical marijuana program are able to use cannabis in a way they, in conjunction with their licensed physician need. For instance, some ALS patience get important benefits from smoking cannabis vs vaping it. Look up Cathy Jordan, a ALS patient who’s outlived all of her doctors because she smokes cannabis daily. http://floridafoodandfarm.com/cannabis/als-patient-cathy-jordan-pot-stopped-my-disease/
As for myself, I HATE the act of smoking cannabis. It stinks, tastes bad to me, hurts my throat, etc... I prefer edibles & vaping. But if smoking helps folks with terminal illnesses, I say let them have it.
Wishing you & yours a great weekend, FRiend!
Thanks for the ping.
If folks want to spend big $$$ on cannabis & have the legal means to do so then good for them. For me, I will continue to use what cannabis my Dr recommends & try to spend as little $$$ as possible.
The Obama administration.
I remember Becky. She was my friend too. Cute girl. Kinda looked like Taylor Swift.
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