High times are coming to Las Vegas with an immersive new pop-up “museum” celebrating the art, history, and culture surrounding marijuana. The Cannabition Cannabis Museum opened yesterday, full of pot-themed photo ops and what is being billed as the world’s largest glass bong, the 24-foot-tall ‘Bongzilla.’
“It’s actually glow-in-the-dark glass, and it’s actually a hittable bong,” founder JJ Walker told the Las Vegas Sun. (Nevada legalized the recreational purchase of marijuana a little over a year ago ago, though public consumption of the drug is still banned.) He hopes the museum, which is open to guests 21 and older, will help de-stigmatize the drug. To that end, the experience includes some educational components explaining the difference between indica and sativa, for instance.
According to the museum’s frequently asked questions, “Cannabition takes guests on an immersive journey from seed to the end-user experiences of cannabis.” The display features artistic and interactive areas such as a bed in the shape of a marijuana seed, an indoor cannabis grow facility, a field at harvest time full of seven-foot-tall marijuana plants, and a giant joint ready to be “smoked.” Read more