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Rap video, social campaign targets teen pot smokers

LOS ANGELES — New rap videos aimed at Los Angeles-area teens show a common high school scene: Young people hanging out at a party, empty beer cups strewn about and joints being fired up. But instead of rapping about hook-ups

This architect used to work for Disney. Now, he designs cannabis retail stores.

From Disneyland to dispensaries faster than you can say “Magic Mountain”. Architectural design firm The McBride Company, headquartered in Vermont, has created everything from restaurants to hotels, theaters, casinos and most notably over the last two decades, its been the

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

PHOTOS: Denver celebrates 4/20

This year, the cannabis industry has taken control of the annual 4/20 event in Denver’s Civic Center Park for the first time — organized by Euflora, a growing chain of dispensaries that started on the 16th Street Mall. For the

Live coverage from 4/20 in Colorado, from the block to the Capitol

Here’s how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2018, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday, across Colorado — and all the way to Capitol Hill. From the Mile High 420 Festival to 420 On the Block, our reporters and photographers

Stoner comedy “Super Troopers 2,” opening on 4/20, has an unexpected Denver connection

At the Denver premiere of “Super Troopers 2” on Sunday, the giddy crowd inside the Sie FilmCenter was treated to not one but two surprises: a trio of cast members from the film’s creative team, the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, and some

Marijuana supporters, critics across the US weigh in on 4/20

America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21

Munchies guide: 7 places with 4/20 restaurant deals in the Mile High City

Ah, April 20 — the day Denver is hazy with a cloud of marijuana smoke and becomes a different sort of Mile High City. Our own local holiday offers plenty of special deals for those who have the munchies after

Texas voters support legal marijuana: new Quinnipiac poll

Lone Star State voters support legal marijuana almost 2-1, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll. By a margin of 61 – 34 percent Texas voters favor allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use, according

This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station

An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, last week. Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was a frantic woman. In her arms was a furry, masked animal that firefighters later described as

Police suspect FSU QB Deondre Francois of selling marijuana out of his apartment. He wasn’t.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Deondre Francois became the subject of a two-month drug investigation after Tallahassee police received a tip and believed the Florida State quarterback possessed marijuana with the intent to sell, according to a search warrant obtained by the

Don’t drive high this 4/20: discounted Lyft and Uber rides, cops out in “full force”

As prices surge, holiday weekends = weekends that Uber and Lyft rob America. With police out in full force this 4/20 weekend, a safe ride is 100 percent worth the cost — and the two car rideshare giants are taking

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

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Buds in Bloom

For every ending, there is a beginning. It’s spring’s slogan. From the cold, gray grip of winter comes the blossoming, sticky buds of spring, then a fruitful summer — hopefully one filled with backyard grilling, late-night smoke sessions and plenty

Ex-NFL and NHL pros: Cannabis is good medicine

An all-star roster of retired professional athletes are raising their voices for medical cannabis and cannabinoids. Six former pros — five of them ex-NFL players — led a panel discussion about medical cannabis at the NoCo Hemp Expo held in

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