Barely illegal: A tour of LA’s highbrow cannabis scene

Holden Jagger, a former executive pastry chef at the Soho House who started a cannabis cooking and cultivation business last year, prepares the meal. The table is set with place cards, gold-lace paper napkins and strategically arranged ashtrays. There’s no pot in the roasted corn and buttermilk scones. But there are plenty of joints, vape pens and edibles on the table. A server wearing a crimson dress and rabbit ears pours peach green tea.

Tara Dawn Roseman, an eyebrow aesthetician, examines a bottle of lotion infused with medical marijuana.

“My dad loves this stuff,” said Roxanne Dennant, whose company, Fruit Slabs, makes cannabis-infused fruit leather. “He rubs it on his hands.”

“My hands are always hurting,” Roseman says.

“Then use some!” replies Dennant. “They are on the table to be used.”

There are a lot of products to try: cannabis-infused cellulite cream, lip balm and chocolate cookies, and small bottles of artisanal buds from Northern California. Roseman brought some pot from

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Barely illegal: A tour of LA’s highbrow cannabis scene

Holden Jagger, a former executive pastry chef at the Soho House who started a cannabis cooking and cultivation business last year, prepares the meal. The table is set with place cards, gold-lace paper napkins and strategically arranged ashtrays. There’s no pot in the roasted corn and buttermilk scones. But there are plenty of joints, vape pens and edibles on the table. A server wearing a crimson dress and rabbit ears pours peach green tea.

Tara Dawn Roseman, an eyebrow aesthetician, examines a bottle of lotion infused with medical marijuana.

“My dad loves this stuff,” said Roxanne Dennant, whose company, Fruit Slabs, makes cannabis-infused fruit leather. “He rubs it on his hands.”

“My hands are always hurting,” Roseman says.

“Then use some!” replies Dennant. “They are on the table to be used.”

There are a lot of products to try: cannabis-infused cellulite cream, lip balm and chocolate cookies, and small bottles of artisanal buds from Northern California. Roseman brought some pot from

... read more at: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/barely-illegal-a-tour-of-las-highbrow-cannabis-scene-marijuana-weed-a8104961.html

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