The legalization of marijuana is adding another dimension to massage therapy.
At least two local clinics offer cannabis-infused lotions, creams and oils during massages in place of the usual offerings.
Rian Gufarotti and Zebrina Piper, co-owners of Natural Therapeutics Massage and Wellness, saw which way the wind was blowing when Colorado first legalized the drug.
“I’ve done massage for 16 years and seen a lot in the field,” Gufarotti said. “Living in this town and seeing where the laws are going and seeing how therapeutic cannabis is on so many different levels, it almost became a no-brainer.”
While in Denver, the two experienced a cannabis-infused massage that sealed the