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Cannabis, the new proposal of hotels, spa and restaurants to attract tourists

Cannabis, the new proposal of hotels, spa and restaurants to attract tourists

More and more hotels and resorts are thinking about offering Wellness menu & # 39; s and treatments based on cannabislike the laws United States they relax to the medicinal and recreational use of the drug. And customers seem to fully enjoy it.

Cocktails and desserts in Hollywood

Jessica Schupack, out Los Angeles (California) He works in marketing and is used to it Hollywood Roosevelt, where he likes to order the mojito (US $ 18) cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating substance found in the cannabis plant. "Part of the reason I drink a drink is to relax and the effect of this mojito is even bigger," he said.

Schupack decided to try the CBD cocktail because he listened to constant conversations about food and drinks with cannabis.

The Hollywood Roosevelt started offering the mojito earlier this year and at the same time presented three desserts of the CBD (each $ 10): a lemon bar with frozen yogurt and a raspberry crumble, a Bavarian apple cream green and one panna cotta of yogurt with macerated berries.

According to Peter Hansen, director of food and beverage property, the menu of the CBD has been a great success. "Everything proposed in the menu is regularly requested and our customers ask us for more options," he said.

Spa treatments in Napa

Also in California, the Spa Solage In Solage, the Auberge Resorts Collection in Napa Valley launched a body scrub, facial and massage (US $ 160 to US $ 420) containing CBD oil, an anti-inflammatory that is believed to help with insomnia, pain relieves, anxiety and eczema (the oil does not contain THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana).

Peggy O & # 39; Shaughnessy from Austin, Texas, and her daughter, Claire Rivers, bought CBD facials at the spa in August. They said the experience was different than any other facial treatment they had. "Claire wanted to see if the treatment helped with her inflammation, and it made a big difference," Peggy said.

"Since marijuana became legal in Colorado, I have customers who asked me to offer CBD treatments," says one of the spa masseurs at St. Julien Hotel in Boulder (Getty Images / Travel).

Body wraps in Colorado

St. Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado, also has several new CBD treatments (which do not contain THC) that include a classic massage, a deep massage and a service called Ultimate Colorado Bliss Experience (from US $ 160 to US $ 295), including a pink sugar mushroom, a body wrap with lavender and sage, and body and scalp massages. "Taking into account all the research on the benefits of the CBD, we could not offer it," says Susan Hunnell, spa director.

One of the masseurs of the spa, Nadene Moccia, said that many of her regular customers are happy with the services. "Since marijuana became legal in ColoradoI have clients who ask me if we offer CBD treatments because they heard about the benefits of well-being. Now I can say yes, "he said.

Shivani Vora / The New York Times