COLORADO: Potheads across the country were given cause to lazily sit forward on their couches and clap unenthusiastically last week when Colorado’s controversial Amendment 64 went into effect, legalizing (at the state level) the recreational use of marijuana and the possession of up to one ounce of weed by residents of the state. This event has had the entire country talking about how the Highest State’s largest metro, Denver, is now a veritable Mary Jane Mecca–the spot for pot, if you will.
Is it really, though? That’s what the Movoto Real Estate Blog set out to determine through the power of data, just as we’ve done with topics including which cities are the nerdiest, the worst dressed, or just plain the best city in the whole entire country.
After an amount of research that would seem like the most seriously difficult thing ever to a habitual toker, we concluded that, yes, the Mile-High City really is the best place for getting high in the 50 states–but it’s not alone. These, dear readers, are the 10 highest cities in America: