By Josie Klemaier, The Denver Post
Cucumber water, complimentary slippers, freshly warmed robes and cool, mint-scented eye towels — the spa industry is all about these nuanced details. In Denver, another treatment option has made its way onto the menu: cannabis.
The marijuana-infused massage Cannabist editor Ricardo Baca recently wrote about at LoDo Massage is an example of how the recreational marijuana industry can find a foothold in the $14-billion-a-year spa industry.
Cannabis in spas has yet to become a full-blown trend in the U.S., according to the International Spa Association, but you can expect that to start changing in Colorado and Washington.
“I will forever work with cannabis for the rest of my career,” says Jordan Person, a massage therapist who a few months ago began offering massages with a lotion containing Cannabidiol (or CBD) to clients of her independent practice, Primal Therapeutics.
Want to read more? Head over the The Cannabist.