After the recently passed Senate Bill 3 is signed into law by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, headshops across the state will begin stocking shelves with every essential tool a new medical marijuana patient could need. While herb itself might not legalized, oils, tinctures, lotions and some form conducive to vaping will be. Business are quickly adapting products to meet the incoming clientele.
FlipSide, a headshop and live glass blowing studio located in Erie, PA, creates hand blown, custom designed pieces of both functional and nonfunctional art. While the functional art pieces are labeled “for tobacco use only,” per current state requirements, as the legalization movement presses on, new regulations could mean big changes for small businesses.
Paul Uber, founder of FlipSide, is a self-taught glassblower who has been running his business under PA’s strict drug laws since 2001. While many shops in the area have come under investigation for selling synthetic marijuana products,…