In Colorado, A Blazing Start

“I think it is rearing its head as a significant travel and tourism amenity for visitors coming to Colorado,” said Al White, who retired as boss of the Colorado Tourism Office in August and now serves on the board of a cannabis tourism company.

COLORADO: Legal retail weed in Colorado turned one year old this month. While legalization remains more experimental than established at this point, the early returns make a compelling case that the first year was a sweeping regulatory success in the Rocky Mountain State. Exhibit A: what didn’t happen in 2014. Despite the nightmare scenarios that anti-legalization Read the full article…

“Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom”

Confronting a landscape of unprecedented business opportunities and unintended consequences, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper tells CNBC, “When you’re doing this for the first time, there’s no template.”

COLORADO: A year after Colorado passed one of the most permissive pot laws in the world, CNBC and correspondent Harry Smith return to the state to chart the rise of a new American industry and report on the results of this unprecedented social experiment.  Smith profiles the most successful marijuana merchant in Denver, who hopes to Read the full article…

​How Colorado Has Gone To Pot

NORML will be holding its 2015 Legislative Fly-In in Washington, DC, on May 21 and 22

COLORADO:  Here’s a scene you don’t see very often: a fundraiser for a symphony that’s a “BYOP” evening . . . as in, bring your own pot. And how about this: friends getting together after work not just for drinks, but for pot and munchies. In most places in the U.S., parties like these would be illegal. Read the full article…