Tag Archives: Colorado Culture

PHOTOS: Action Bronson headlines 420 On the Block

Action Bronson warmed the crowd like a dab when he took the stage at 420 On the Block, the highlight of a wild three-day 4/20 festival at the Fox Street Compound. The snowy rain mixture of Friday and Saturday all culminated

Aspen to get two new marijuana shops competing in Durant Mall

Aspen’s Wild West of marijuana shops is about to get wilder. Two established purveyors of cannabis — Euflora, based in the Denver area, and The Green Joint out of Glenwood Springs with spots along Interstate 70 stretching to Grand Junction

PHOTOS: Lil Wayne, Lil Jon headline Mile High 420 Fest

The rain didn’t stop Lil Wayne and Lil Jon from performing at the well-executed Mile High 420 Fest on April 20, 2018 at Civic Center Park. Pepe Breton of Euflora dispensary lead the event’s new organization, as well as a champagne

Here are the occupations that use the most cannabis in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a study that lists the occupations in which marijuana use is the most common. In a group of 10,169 adults in the state, 14.6% self-reported current marijuana use. On the top of that

Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

Hemp dog biscuit bakers use CBD to ease dogs’ pain

Val Downing and Nan Barron, co-owners of the Loveland-based dog biscuit company The Biscuit Barkery, are exhibiting their CBD-infused dog biscuits at the 2018 NoCo Hemp Expo at The Ranch. The women, both retired teachers, have been baking dog biscuits

Your guide to 4/20 events in Denver

Denver’s week-long celebration of 4/20 dips a toe into nearly every aspect of Colorado’s culture. As the state’s cannabis industry grows, so do the size and scope of its events. From concerts to food festivals and high society soirées, here

From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — After a long and successful career up on the saddle training horses and their owners across the country, John Lyons wanted nothing more than to retire, ride off into the sunset and sell his 70-acre

This Colorado dispensary has a 270-degree viewing window into its grow

If you’ve ever wanted a window into Colorado’s budding marijuana industry, this dispensary is for you. The Green Solution has carved a 270-degree viewing room out of the grow operation adjacent to its Denver recreational dispensary at 4400 Grape Street.

Op-ed: Colorado should allow marijuana tasting rooms

Published: Mar 17, 2018, 3:38 pm • Updated: Mar 17, 2018, 3:38 pm By The Denver Post Editorial Board Let’s clear the air: Marijuana users in Colorado need places to consume. It’s been a flaw in the state’s legalized recreational

Do’s and Don’ts for your marijuana-infused spring break in Aspen

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 7:01 am • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 7:58 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Spring break is in full swing at Aspen-Snowmass and while recreational marijuana has been legal since #SPRANGBREAK2K14, many a tourist are

Colorado’s “Women of Weed” steal the spotlight in new documentary

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 9:59 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 10:24 am By Becca Blond, Special To The Cannabist The pioneers shaping Colorado’s $1.5 billion cannabis industry are ready for their closeup. Nearly half of the 33 entrepreneurs featured

“Look at these images and just smile”: Aspen artists grow marijuana pop art partnership

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 12:25 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 2:09 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff From left: Artists Mindy Karl and Dale Hollinger. (Photo by Craig Turpin) Few things go better with creativity than cannabis, so

A trio of cannabis massages to try in Aspen

Published: Feb 20, 2018, 10:09 am • Updated: Feb 20, 2018, 11:56 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff First things first: cannabis-infused topicals do not get you high. I repeat, they do not get you high. Even when said

First marijuana spa in U.S. applies to operate in historic Denver mansion

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 12:11 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 2:50 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff A historic mansion blocks from Colorado’s state Capitol could soon be the home of the nation’s first legal marijuana spa. Utopia

Is X Games ready to embrace Aspen’s extreme marijuana scene?

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 1:38 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 2:58 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Recreational cannabis has been legal in Colorado since Jan. 1, 2014, but as what I like to call the “headquarters of

There’s a battle brewing for control of Denver 420 rally

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 7:15 pm • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 8:01 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A Colorado cannabis entrepreneur is making a play for control of the Denver 4/20 rally after its controversial aftermath this past

Prohibitionist Post: 125 years covering Colorado’s love-hate affair with alcohol and cannabis

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 7:09 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 12:36 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Denver has long been a premier spot for getting wasted. Back in 1859, the Denver City was founded when land speculators