CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis connoisseurs in Calgary have a brand new possibility for an entertaining, academic and socially-distant night out, the place consumption shall be allowed.
Cannanaskis, Alberta’s first hashish tourism operator, is increasing to supply History of Cannabis Tours at Calgary’s historic Heritage Park.
This three-hour, out of doors, adult-only tour is led by Dave Dormer, a journalist and researcher with greater than 20 years expertise. Tours will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning March three and can be found for teams of 4 to eight folks (single cohorts solely whereas COVID-19 well being measures are in place).
The pick-up and drop-off level for the tour is the general public sq. in Calgary’s Bridgeland neighbourhood, within the 900 block of General Avenue N.E.
The journey begins with a go to to a close-by dispensary, FivePoint Cannabis, then visitors are transported in our 12-passenger CannaVan to the Weedon schoolyard at Heritage Park the place smoking and vaping shall be allowed as we discover the 12,000-year History of Cannabis, from its first makes use of as a textile by neolithic folks to the leisure and underground markets seen in the present day.
Seating is offered and there shall be a hearth pit to maintain us heat through the winter months.
Guest will get to learn some of the earliest books to say Cannabis, study concerning the introduction of Hashish and the creation of the fashionable hashish business, see the hand-written courtroom report and listen to the story of one of the primary Canadians convicted of possession and trafficking almost a century in the past, and extra.
Hot drinks and snacks shall be served through the winter season (November-April) and visitors can have an possibility for dinner through the summer season season (May-October).
Tours might be booked on-line at www.cannanaskis.com.
Cannanaskis was created by Dave Dormer to supply cannabis-based experiences and schooling in a protected and welcoming atmosphere.
An award-winning journalist with greater than 20 years expertise in main newsrooms throughout Western Canada, together with Sun Media, Postmedia, CBC and CTV, Dave has executed in depth analysis and writing on the historical past of hashish and the hashish business, studying from high researchers, educators, licenced producers, retailers and even black market sellers.
COVID-19 well being measures shall be in impact whereas the pandemic is ongoing:
- Heritage Park excursions are restricted to single cohorts with a most of eight (8) folks.
- Guests shouldn’t take part if they’re feeling sick or have signs together with fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
- Masks have to be worn whereas contained in the CannaVan.
- Hand sanitizer have to be used earlier than getting within the CannaVan.
Cannanaskis started providing History of Cannabis Tours to Ok-Country in September 2020 — a 4.5-hour lengthy journey that features a locally-sourced charcuterie lunch within the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and is on the market on Saturdays and Sundays.