A unique chain of high-end cannabis stores are headed for New York City, as MadMen announces its expansion throughout the Big Apple.
The sophisticated cannabis retailer opened its first store on fifth avenue and offers "tinctures, gel caps and vaporizer pens to comply with New York laws." The high-end nature of the brand's aesthetic has led it to receiving comparisons to Starbucks, Barneys and Supreme. The company is operational in California, where marijuana consumption is legal and currently produces 10,000 pounds of cannabis annually.
These stores were implemented in anticipation of the future legalization of the drug and speak to the shift in cannabis culture as it departs from something synonymous with party culture into a more sophisticated lifestyle brand.
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