The cannabis company teamed up with Montreal restauranteur Jonathan Dresner, the man behind upscale burger restaurant Notre-Boeuf-De-Grâce, Pigeon Espresso Bar and plant-based quick service restaurant Kupfert Kim.
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The café will serve Pigeon Coffee, jokingly referred to as the “world’s worst coffee.”
The location of the café will be announced within the next 60 days with the first store expected to open early next year.
Namaste plans to open up to 20 franchise locations across Canada by the end of 2019, as well as three overseas locations, including one in the UK, depending on local laws.
The stores will invite industry leaders and cannabis experts as part of an education-focused public outreach, hoping