A major American weed brand has delayed the opening of a store in Bangkok and apparently dropped plans to sell marijuana imported from California.
San Francisco-based Cookies’ plan to join the burgeoning retail scene with a store and lounge located in Soi Ruamrudee have been delayed until November, with Josh Schmidt of cannabis venture Natura saying today it will only sell locally grown cannabis.
“We aren’t shipping anything over,” Schmidt said Monday morning. “We have [T]hai partners with flower in the ground.”
The store was originally planned to open last week; Schmidt blamed the delay on “weather.” A reporter visited the indicated location on Friday and found no sign of a dispensary under construction.
Cookies has partnered with Thai cannabis brand Sukhumweed Industries, according to Schmidt and Sukhumweed founder Soranut…