Celebrating 2 Years of Getting Legally Lit!
October 17, 2020
Oh, how time flies. There are still some days when we wake up and don’t believe it’s real—but it’s been two years, Canada. Feels like only yesterday we took our first legal toke. Man, has smoke ever tasted so sweet?
This legalization day, let’s take a look back at how far we’ve come. Everyone says to #loveyourself, so that’s exactly what we’re gonna do.
Canna Cabana didn’t start with legalization day—when we say we’re the OG, we mean it. For over 10 years, we’ve been smoking and toking and creating places for cannabis lovers of all kinds to gather, chat, and share their stories. It’s what we do, and it’s all we know.
We began as Smoker’s Corner in Calgary, 2009. It was a little head shop with big dreams: back then, legal cannabis was still some far-flung thing of the future. Until then, we wanted to change cannabis culture for the better. We knew that smokers deserved more than sketchy alleyways and dim basements. Cannabis culture is vibrant, fun, and full of amazing people—and we wanted to create something that reflected us.
And so we did. Smoker’s Corner became our own sort of oasis. When people stepped through the doors, they told us it was like they forgot cannabis wasn’t legal yet. Our shop was a small, bright spot that reminded people to chill out, hang out, and let it all out—you were among friends. As we grew, and we opened Smoker’s Corner after Smoker’s Corner, that never changed.
Then it happened. Legalization day.
October 17th, 2018. We looked at our calendars, rubbed our eyes, and looked again. We could hardly believe it.
We all remember those important legalization firsts. The first time we walked into a legal cannabis store. The first time we smoked out in public. The first time we got a text from our old weed man and replied, “Nah, I’m good.” The first time we walked past a cop with weed in our pocket and felt totally relaxed.
Well, maybe not totally. That one took us a while.
With the country changing around us, we decided to change too. And so Smoker’s Corner became Canna Cabana—new oasis, same mission. It’s still our place to chat, catch up, and meet new smokers who share the same passion for cannabis that we do. Now expanding all over the country, Canna Cabana is our ode to the plant and all the people who make it great.
Thank you, Canada. From the bottom of our hearts: it’s you guys that made it all possible, and its because of you that we love what we do.
So roll your joints, pack your bongs, and order your pizzas. Time to party everyone: legal weed is here, and it’s here to stay. We can all take it easy—time to stop and smell the skunk.
Want to celebrate with us? Join Cabana Club until Oct 31st to enter to win a Nintendo Switch! If you’re already in Cabana Club, no need to do anything—you’re already entered. Members get 5% off everything regularly priced in store, every day.