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Did LA’s First Cannabis Restaurant Change Its Name to Avoid Lawsuits?

Original Cannabis Cafe Wonho Frank Lee

LA Eater

This month, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed suit against Lowell Herb Co., along with its CEO David Elias, and co-owner Brett Myers Vapnek, for allegedly engaging “in commercial cannabis activity without a license.”  The new suit raises questions about the group’s future, as well as its past contributions to the Original Cannabis Cafe, the first nationally-recognized cannabis consumption restaurant that opened in October in West Hollywood.