Colorado Tourism Survey Shows Legal Pot’s Influence

COLORADO: Marijuana businesses have long proclaimed that cannabis is drawing visitors to Colorado. Now they have proof. A study commissioned by the Colorado Tourism Office and presented to the office’s board of directors on Wednesday shows legal weed as a growing motivator for trips to Colorado — conflicting with the mantra of tourism officials statewide that Read the full article…

Colorado Raises $150 Million From Marijuana. Will More States Legalize?

COLORADO: Colorado has brought in more than $150 million in marijuana tax revenue, according to official state data. That doesn’t make it a budgetary panacea, warn lawmakers. “The big lesson we tell other states is you probably shouldn’t legalize marijuana if you want to make money – that’s not why you do it,” said J. Skyler McKinley, deputy Read the full article…

Impact Of Marijuana On Travel Hard To Assess In Colorado

COLORADO:  A year after marijuana sales became legal in Colorado, the impact on tourism is difficult to assess. At least 18 companies offer bus tours of marijuana facilities, and a Denver bed and breakfast markets itself as a “bud and breakfast,” the Denver Post reported Sunday. But state-funded agencies aren’t promoting marijuana tourism, and no Read the full article…

AirTHC Aims to Connect Weed-Friendly Homeowners and Travelers

COLORADO: Presumably, folks visiting Colorado for a bit of “weed tourism” will want somewhere to enjoy the fruits of their travels. But until more cannabis cafes proliferate, what’s a vacationing stoner to do? It can be hard to hide the smell of marijuana in a hotel, and most Airbnb hosts make no mention of their pot policies. Read the full article…

High Class Dining: Colorado Restaurant Introduces Weed-And-Food Pairing Menu

COLORADO:  When you go to a gourmet restaurant, you might find yourself asking the sommelier to recommend a fine wine to complement your meal. But now, as more states begin to legalize recreational marijuana use, diners will soon be asking another question: What fine weed will enhance my dining experience?

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Visitors Exhibit Confusion About Colorado’s Marijuana Laws

COLORADO: The ski season is just two weeks old and already there appears to be some confusion about Colorado’s new laws governing personal marijuana use and possession. According to a recent CBS Denver report, several visitors to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area have had their ski passes revoked due to public use of marijuana. A-Basin officials declined Read the full article…