Two Aspen Marijuana Shops Cited For Underage Sale To Enforcement Officer

Two recreational marijuana shops in Aspen were cited this week by state regulators for selling pot to an underage customer in a set of rare cases for the industry in Colorado.

COLORADO:  Two recreational marijuana shops in Aspen were cited this week by state regulators for selling pot to an underage customer in a set of rare cases for the industry in Colorado. The Marijuana Enforcement Division confirmed that it issued two citations after conducting seven underage compliance checks in Aspen. Since January 2014, the division Read the full article…

Pot-Enhanced Art Classes At Aspen Jewish Center Canceled

The community was not ready for a series of marijuana-inspired art classes set to take place at a Jewish center in Aspen.

COLORADO:  A series of marijuana-inspired art classes set to take place at a Jewish center in Aspen were canceled a day after they were announced, the Aspen Daily News reported on Friday. Suzanne Horwich, director of arts programs at the Chabad Jewish Community Center on Main Street, told The Aspen Times the idea was approved by the center’s lawyer and Read the full article…

The Best American Destinations For Pot Tourists

The best American destinations for pot tourists.

WASHINGTON:  With the legalization of marijuana in four US states (Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska) and the recreational use of it currently allowed in the first two, buying weed is becoming as normal an activity as, say, shopping at the Gap. From touring a marijuana-growing operation in Seattle to purchasing pot-infused personal lubricant in Aspen, Read the full article…

Getting High Safely: Aspen Launches Marijuana Education Campaign

"We haven't had to refill this thing, I don't think, once yet, but our busy season is yet to come," she says.

COLORADO: The state government and the marijuana industry in Colorado are working to educate people about how to use pot safely. But in the high Rockies, one community is taking matters into its own hands. The local sheriff in Aspen is leading an education effort that targets skiers and snowboarders flocking to the winter resort. And the sheriff Read the full article…

Getting High Safely: Aspen Launches Marijuana Education Campaign

The local sheriff in Aspen is leading an education effort that targets skiers and snowboarders flocking to the winter resort.

COLORADO:  The state government and the marijuana industry in Colorado are working to educate people about how to use pot safely. But in the high Rockies, one community is taking matters into its own hands. The local sheriff in Aspen is leading an education effort that targets skiers and snowboarders flocking to the winter resort. And the Read the full article…

Colorado's Mountain Resorts Gear Up For Recreational Marijuana

Though early projections showed Colorado pulling in nearly $35 million from recreational marijuana taxes for the first six months of 2014, the state has only collected $14.7 million through May.

COLORADO: Communities across Colorado are taking different tactics to the sale of recreational marijuana, which will officially begin in January. In Colorado’s high country, most resort towns support pot legalization and they don’t see it hurting the state’s multibillion dollar tourism business.

Colorado's Mountain Resorts Gear Up For Recreational Marijuana

“We’re not trying to create a tourism flow into the community to build our sales tax revenue off of recreational marijuana,” said Fraser. “That’s not the goal here at all. What we attempt to do is make it right for the folks that live here. Then that ends up really making it right for the people who visit here.”

COLORADO: Communities across Colorado are taking different tactics to the sale of recreational marijuana, which will officially begin in January. In Colorado’s high country, most resort towns support pot legalization and they don’t see it hurting the state’s multibillion dollar tourism business.

Fourth Marijuana Dispensary To Open In Aspen, CO

The Snowmass Village Town Council will consider an emergency ordinance Monday night that would ban any new marijuana businesses through the first half of 2014.

COLORADO: The Snowmass Village Town Council will consider an emergency ordinance Monday night that would ban any new marijuana businesses through the first half of 2014.

Fourth Marijuana Dispensary To Open In Aspen, CO

The Snowmass Village Town Council will consider an emergency ordinance Monday night that would ban any new marijuana businesses through the first half of 2014.

COLORADO: The Snowmass Village Town Council will consider an emergency ordinance Monday night that would ban any new marijuana businesses through the first half of 2014.

Many Colorado Pot Business Owners Don't Have Marijuana Backgrounds

Elliott Klug, one of the founders of the Pink House Blooms chain of dispensaries, stands in a flowering room

COLORADO:  One is a former oil man. Another was the president of a company that produced baby sleep positioners. There’s a boutique real estate developer of an Aspen hotel and a 32-year-old former commercial banker who opened her own consulting company. The names of some of Colorado’s biggest marijuana moguls are not well known outside the Read the full article…