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Calling all canna-couples: A Cannabis Wedding Expo is coming to Boston

A wedding dress with an embroidered marijuana leaf on the front is seen displayed at the High Vibe Bride booth during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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A wedding dress with an embroidered marijuana leaf on the front is seen displayed at the High Vibe Bride booth during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday.

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The latest trend in wedding planning is here: the cannabis-infused wedding. And the organizers behind the Cannabis Wedding Expo are doing all they can to help couples start their marriage on a high note.

Now in its fourth year, the expo has traditionally been held in West Coast locations, with its first of the season on Saturday in Los Angeles. But starting this fall, the Cannabis Wedding Expo is heading to the East Coast.

The organizers hope to host their first Boston expo in October, said founder Philip Wolf.

“We like to show people a different way to look at cannabis,” Wolf said. “We want to bring that to the East Coast.”

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Three other Cannabis Wedding Expos will be held this wedding season — from now through March — in San Francisco, Denver, and Las Vegas.

Canna-couples at the expos have a chance to acquaint themselves with items such as hemp wedding dresses, marijuana floral arrangements, and cannabis-friendly venues, according to the expo website.

“The Cannabis Wedding Expo is a fun and educational opportunity for couples and canna-businesses to come together and learn about how to safely and intelligently bring cannabis into their special day in classy and sophisticated ways,” the website says.

Wolf said the expos are an opportunity for budding entrepreneurs and established businesses alike to make their mark in the cannabis industry.

The expo “speaks to the level of opportunity there is in the hospitality segment,” Wolf said.

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“I think it’s the most untapped aspect of the cannabis industry right now.”

Vendors travel from all over the country for these expos, Wolf said, and more companies are starting to travel as the cannabis market grows.

For wedding planners who can’t wait until the fall to start their research, the best thing to do is educate themselves about local regulations around gifting marijuana, Wolf said, and then get creative.

From giving marijuana as a gift to bridesmaids or groomsmen, to offering guests a cannabis-infused buffet bar, the options are endless, as long as it’s legal in your state.

“You can look through a lot of the companies on the West Coast for ideas,” he said. “The first thing you want to know is what the gifting regulations are. . . . And then you can figure out ways to incorporate it.”

Philip Wolf, CEO of the Cannabis Wedding Expo poses with models wearing wedding dresses designed by High Vibe Bride, Simply Bridal, and Davids Bridal in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 during the Cannabis Wedding Expo. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Philip Wolf, CEO of the Cannabis Wedding Expo poses with models wearing wedding dresses designed by High Vibe Bride, Simply Bridal, and David’s Bridal.
Alice Campbell from Irie Weddings and Events sports a marijuana earing during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Alice Campbell from Irie Weddings and Events sports a marijuana earring.

A model poses for a photo wearing a designer wedding dress at the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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A model poses for a photo wearing a designer wedding dress.

A bouquet handcrafted with fresh flowers, as well as fresh cannabis flowers is displayed at the Bitchin' Bouquets booth during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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A bouquet handcrafted with fresh flowers, as well as fresh cannabis flowers, is displayed at the Bitchin' Bouquets booth.

Jordyn Switzer with Bitchin' Bouquets a floral service for all occasions, try on a visitor a floral headband using cannabis flowers during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Jordyn Switzer with Bitchin' Bouquets, a floral service for all occasions, helps a visitor try on a floral headband using cannabis flowers.

Violinist Crissy J plays on stage during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Violinist Crissy J plays on stage.

Violinist Crissy J plays on stage during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Violinist Crissy J plays on stage.

Janay A. owner and designer of High Vibe Bride from Kansas City, hangs one of her creations made from hemp silk at her display at the High Vibe Bride booth during the Cannabis Wedding Expo in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Janay A., owner and designer of High Vibe Bride from Kansas City, hangs one of her creations made from hemp silk at her display at the High Vibe Bride booth.

Felicia Gans can be reached at felicia.gans@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @FeliciaGans.