JACOB MOORE, Evergreen recreation editor
August 11, 2017
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Pullman needs cannabis yoga. Such a business would take advantage of residents’ interest in marijuana while improving on the region’s lack of recreational opportunities.
Joel Benjamin, director and teacher at Seattle’s Yogasmith offers one of the few platforms in the nation for cannabis-enhanced yoga. He argues that every city — and especially Pullman — would benefit from this type of “restorative” business.
“There’s other things you can do when you’re high that can actually enhance your life instead of killing time,” Benjamin said. “For college-aged people to start to get that message, they’re going to view cannabis in a different way than how baby-boomers view it — as an alternative to drinking.”
As of July 2017, Pullman has raked in nearly $15 million in recreational cannabis revenue — an abundant amount