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Top 10 cannabis lifestyle trends of 2017

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Cannabis Lifestyle hottest trend was Concentrates
Thanks to devices like the Highlighter by Bloom Farms, Dipper by Dipstick Vapes, Boost by Dr. Dabber and Pax Era, and INDVR Lipstick and Mascara vape pens, consuming concentrates has gone from a hidden habit to a mainstream method.

All things CBD has gained popularity for medical benefits adding to the a quality Cannabis Lifestyle
CBD is part of our regular cannabis lexicon here at The Cannabist, and has formed the basis for our CBD:TBD series and in our High Minded podcast.

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 Investment opportunities to the North
With a major beer, wine and spirits corporation like Constellation Brands hedging its bets on the cannabis industry by pouring $190M into Canadian cultivation company Canopy Growth, the market is on a meteoric rise. Bloomberg reported earlier this month that Canada’s top four producers are now worth more than C$10 billion ($7.8 billion).

The death of weed puns
We vow to forego ever using weed puns again, thanks to Utah’s senior Republican senator Orrin Hatch, who issued a medical marijuana research bill laced with no less than eight of them in a statement you have to read to believe.

Subscription box boom is a popular trend that has transitioned into the Cannabis Lifestyle
The cannabis industry has caught on quickly with carefully curated services that are stocked with an array of accessories–most receivable across state lines. A few of our favorites worth subscribing to? Au BoxHemperHippie ButlerDaily High ClubStashbox, and ClubM.

Cannabis curriculum
Following in the groundbreaking footsteps of professors Andrew Matranga and Sam Kamin, who started cannabis journalism and cannabis law courses respectively in 2015, the University of Denver has grown its offerings with the introduction of a “Business of Marijuana” class this spring.

Boutique brands reflects the sophistication of the Cannabis Lifestyle 
As with concentrates cannabis overall continues to get classier, and since the hip head shop revolution of 2016, there are now even more beautiful brands lining the shelves, both in dispensaries and dedicated boutiques.

Green gets greener
The Organic Cannabis Association landed on our list in 2016, but its recent merger with the Ethical Cannabis Alliance in Oregon and resulting name change to Cannabis Certification Council (CCC) this year, the non-profit organization has made major strides in advocacy for cultivating and choosing clean cannabis.

Pot in print
As a continuation of the cannabis journalism boom of 2016, this year we saw a much-needed niche filled with the launch of highly styled print publications focused on the feminist flower enthusiast.

Cannabis conference calendar
When the Marijuana Business Conference & Expo (a.k.a. MJ Biz Con) first started in 2012, it welcomed 402 attendees. This year, more than 18,000 industry professionals descended upon Las Vegas for what is now a must-attend on the cannabis circuit.  NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo to New West Summit and CannaTech, there is no shortage of networking and learning opportunities year-round.



Colorado Rocky Mountain HIGH Tours


Enjoy the Colorado Cannabis Lifestyle with Colorado Rocky Mountain HIGH Tours & Events.


Two Infused Mocktails & food events.

Sweet Jane’s Sunday Brunch  enjoy Infused Mocktails by Top Shelf Budtending, infused foods & Cannabis Sommeliers

Sweet Jane’s Sativa Soiree Infused Mocktails by Top Shelf Budtending, Hor d’oeuvres & Cannabis Sommeliers

Four fun and informative tours:

Blazin Bud Run  Wake & Bake recreational buying trip to Pueblo 

VIP Marijuana Tour  Ultimate Grow-MIP-Concentrate Extractor-Dispensary Tour

Grub, Bud & Brewery Tour  Three Microbrewery tours, four strain pairings, great food

Fine Cuisine, Wine, and Cannabis Pairing Restaurant Tour