Cannabis for Valentines Day? Retailers Expect Rush – KGO

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and cannabis advocates are hoping it will mean money in their pockets. Now that pot is legal, they are anticipating many people will ditch the traditional flowers and chocolate for weed.

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The candles are lit. The music is playing. Love is in the air and cannabis retailers are expecting a rush on pot this Valentine’s Day.

Ynez Carrasco a “budtender” at The Apothecarium in San Francisco’s Marina District told us, “People are excited about it because it is brand new. We get a lot of questions on what can I do for Valentine’s Day and cannabis.”

The Apothecarium is offering traditional Valentine’s Day gifts with a twist.

“It’s our version of flowers and chocolate,” said Carrasco, “our spin on it is our actual cannabis flowers and infused chocolates.”

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