Pot tourism is heating up in Las Vegas, the only major city in America where dispensaries sell weed to patients carrying out-of-state medical cards.
“CES brought those tech-savvy, plaid-wearing San Franciscans, and they’ve been inundating the past week, and it’s been our pleasure to serve them,” said a happy Michael Jameson, assistant dispensary manager at Las Vegas ReLeaf, 2242 Paradise Road.
ReLeaf saw 20 to 30 patients a day when it opened in October, and about 50 percent of clients were hailing from out-of-state.
Now, ReLeaf business is up to 50 to 70 patients a day, with roughly 60 percent tourists.
“We are making over our break-even, every day,” he said.
Dispensary owners have begun shifting specials and marketing efforts to focus on holidays and conventions. [Read more at the Las Vegas Review Journal]