How Legal Cannabis Will Shake Up NY’s Retail Landscape

Somewhere in the East Village, a pizza joint slings cannabis-infused pies in a speakeasy-like environment. Stoned Gourmet Cannabis Pizza — the brainchild of the so-called “Pizza Pusha” Chris Barrett — has operated in a sort of gray area since it opened last October. Reservations are made by direct messaging with a private Instagram account, which captures photos of guests lighting joints and dining on THC-infused pepperoni pizza and “Ganja” (Garlic) Knots. On one wall is a red neon sign that reads “Either light up or leave me alone.” And police have, thus far, looked the other way. Read more at The Real Deal.