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Weed From Well-Known Lifestyle Brands Is Next Stage of Legal Cannabis

A new strain of luxury.

Woven Benny Godfather VSXL and Godfather VSXL cannagars from Made in Xaolin use 24-karat gold rolling papers and ones that mimic $100 bills.

Woven Benny Godfather VSXL and Godfather VSXL cannagars from Made in Xaolin use 24-karat gold rolling papers and ones that mimic $100 bills.

Photographer: Terry A. Ratzlaff for Bloomberg Businessweek;

In July, to commemorate their first anniversary, a Colorado couple in their 30s wanted a treat that would help them extend the high of their special day: custom gold-foil-tipped marijuana cigars.

They went to Made in Xiaolin for a $1,200 set of “cannagars,” made with premium flower and bearing the wedding date stamped on the rolling paper. “We compare it to popping bottles,” says Christopher Louie, the founder of the company 30 miles southwest of Denver. He has aims on Aspen’s party scene next.