California cannabis businesses and consumers alike are operating in a space that's more heavily regulated than ever before. With billions of dollars on the table, the transition to becoming fully compliant with the ever-changing state regulations is critical, yet it's certainly not without challenges.
The Pottery is a cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles without the typical buzzer doors and high security seen in most shops, with its minimalist and contemporary design. The shop's forward thinking approach is next generation, leading the way in wellness trends for fall 2018. One of The Pottery's Wellness Consultants, Willie Christie shared some of these trends with Civilized, including Clean Green Certification, vaporization, and CBD.
State of regulation - Cheddar
Tim Stenovec speaks with Colorado's newly appointed Director of Marijuana Coordination Dominique Mendiola about the state of regulation in the state. Plus, a tour of The Pottery dispensary in Los Angeles [starting at 19:00].
The Pottery is a dispensary in Los Angeles that gears away from the typical buzzer doors and high security seen in most shops, with its minimalism and contemporary experiences. Instead, The Pottery focuses on the products while selling cannabis just like coffee or wine to enhance patients' lives.
They just opened a pop-up shop at the The Pottery, a dispensary that feels more like a boutique home-goods store, with design magazines, Jonathan Adler candles and Higher Standards’ signature heavy-duty smoking beaker and dab rig, both of which are made from medical-grade borosilicate glass.
The Pottery IN COLLABORATION WITH HIGHER STANDARDS - The Highly
There's a new player in town - catering to the modern consumer and creating a full service retail experience from flower to accessories. The Pottery — a striking boutique with an impressive selection, sits alongside Venice Boulevard. The shop within the shop is the collaboration with Higher Standards — a modern accessory store that launched in NYC's beloved Chelsea Market.
As Dispensaries Hurry To Meet July 1 Regulation Deadline, Cheap Weed Now Could Mean Shortage Later - CBS Los Angeles
Marijuana retailers across the state are seeing themselves forced to sell their cannabis products at a discount ahead of the July 1 deadline that will require products meet new state regulations. Packaging will have to include the product’s potency, where the product came from, and what other ingredients are found in it.
Higher Standards' Luxe Pipes Are Popping Up at This Minimalist-Cool Mid-City Dispensary - Uncover LA
If you're as discerning about your le smoking accoutrements as you are the contents of your cannabis (or tobacco), then you're likely no stranger to plethora of cool "is-that-what-I-think-it-is" vessels for inhaling your goods. Enter New York's Higher Standards, which popping up at minimalist-cool dispensary The Pottery for the summer.
Higher Standards pop-up brings luxury glass and a touch of class to the Pottery dispensary- LA Times
A temporary retail space inside The Pottery dispensary in L.A.’s Mid-City makes shopping for smoking accouterments — water pipes, dabbing rigs, trays and the like — feel a whole lot more like you’re browsing a Robertson Boulevard boutique and a whole lot less less like you’re dashing furtively into a mini-mall smoke shop.
Otto is a new gadget — and the first from Culver City-based Banana Bros. — that promises to make a perfectly rolled joint as easy as pressing a button. And, since it was introduced earlier this month, it’s proved popular at the Mid-City dispensary where it’s part of a summer-long pop-up shop focusing on gear for the discerning cannabis user.
“It’s selling better than we expected,” said Nick Danias, a managing partner at the Pottery dispensary. “You know those electric wine bottle openers? I think it’s resonating with customers exactly like that.”
Higher Standards Pop-up Offers Next-Level Cannabis Accessories - The Hollywood Reporter
Luxe cannabis lifestyle purveyor Higher Standards has popped up at L.A. dispensary The Pottery. “They have a really high level of style and taste that destigmatizes cannabis,” says The Pottery's managing partner Nick Danias of Higher Standards, which has a permanent flagship store at New York's Chelsea Market.
Chic Parisian Patisserie Laduree Introduces Hemp Macaron Exclusive to L.A. - The Hollywood Reporter
To clarify, since marijuana bias has caused a lot of confusion, hemp is a variety of the cannabis plant with trace levels of THC, the main psychoactive element in marijuana, that’s been touted in some circles as a superfood rich in protein, magnesium and omega-3 and -6. And no, it won’t make you high. But at this week’s private launch party for influencers, Ladurée will serve tastings of the new L.A. hemp macaron at a “high tea” in its Beverly Hills salon, where tea will be infused with CBD oil from design-wise L.A. cannabis dispensary The Pottery.
IS CBD LEGAL? DOES IT EVEN WORK? IT’S TIME TO CLEAR THE HAZE OF CONFUSION SURROUNDING THE “MIRACLE” INGREDIENT - Well and Good
But unless you’re buying your CBD products from a dispensary, you’re never going to encounter CBD sourced from marijuana. (The kind you can buy online and in regular retail stores is always sourced from hemp.) “CBD derived from the cannabis plant may still have high levels of THC,” points out Nick Danias, cofounder of The Pottery, a dispensary in Los Angeles.
Higher Standards Heads West for the Summer - Urban Daddy
NYC's Higher Standards is like the Malin & Goetz of getting high. And now, it's coming to town, teaming up with local collective the Pottery on a summer pop-up highlighting the brand's crystal accessories, cleaning products and heavy-duty glassware. Perfect for Father’s Day. Depending on the father.
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