Planet 13, a massive weed dispensary opening just off the Las Vegas Strip, will be a sight to behold. Music and lights will pulse through its enormous 40,000 square feet of space. A treasure trove of cannabis products for medical and recreational use will line the walls. All surfaces will be shiny and new. You will either love this amusement-park-meets-Apple-store-meets-night-club of cannabis, or you will really fucking hate it. But hey, isn’t that Vegas in a nutshell?
When it opens Thursday, November 1, Planet 13 will be the largest dispensary in Nevada and very likely the world. Its owners are billing it as an experience. Giant LED lotus flowers inspired by Burning Man adorn the building, complemented by a water fountain with LED lights and fog. Inside, five glowing orbs will dance through the air in the main room. Below, there lies a motion-sensing LED walkway. Projectors will shoot three-dimensional visuals onto the ceiling. Guests can fake-graffiti a wall with interactive lasers, then take photos before their drawings are digitally wiped. There will be 47 wide-screen TVs. Planet 13’s marketing director told Vice in August that the plan was to have customers “overwhelmed by the aesthetics.” [Read more at Esquire]