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

“From our standpoint, nothing has changed from last year to this year and we're definitely going to make sure people follow federal law,” Strebig said. “It is possible people will be cited for marijuana use and possession on federal lands.”

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…

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.