HOLLYWOOD (Hollywood Reporter) — A new museum is coming to Hollywood for those seeking a higher education. Cannabis tech site Weedmaps will open the Museum of Weed on Saturday, running through Sept. 29 (general admission is $35).
The educational museum features several exhibitions on the history of cannabis in regards to propaganda, criminalization, the hippie movement, mass incarceration and modern science — all in a 30,000-square-foot building on Cahuenga Blvd with a view of the Hollywood sign (which briefly became the “ Hollyweed ” sign in 2017) in the background.
It comes more than a year after California legalized the plant and follows other museum endeavors including the Oaksterdam Cannabis Museum in Oakland, the Hollywood Hemp Museum, the Cannabis Museum in Ohio and the Cannabition Cannabis Museum in Las Vegas. America’s first Cannabis Cafe is coming to Los Angeles in August as well, thanks to Lowell Herb Co., with a fan list including Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman. (Jay-Z, Post Malone, Snoop Dogg and others have also invested in or founded their own cannabis brands).
Like the Cannabis Cafe, the Museum of Weed has faced red tape when it comes to serving cannabis goods. The museum’s official stance is that no cannabis will be sold or permitted on site currently. But to satisfy any munchies cravings, the museum cafe serves virgin “Wake & Bake” breakfast goods such as the “Sweet Blue Dream” algae coconut yogurt parfait with […]
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