Believe It - Pot is LEGAL in Colorado

Marijuana is now legal for anyone over the age of 21 in Colorado. And there are plenty of retail pot shops throughout the state – open for business since January 1, 2014. Wish you lived in there? That’s OK, because tourists and locals alike can indulge in the green.

No longer do you need a state-issued medical card to buy pot at a dispensary. All you need is a regular ol’ driver’s license, state ID, or passport. That’s right, you don’t even have to be a US citizen to buy pot in Colorado.

Any adult (over 21) can possess up to one ounce of weed. Locals can purchase up to one once per sale. However, tourists can purchase a quarter of an ounce per sale. Considering the quality of the pot in Colorado, that should be just fine for most visitors to “America’s Amsterdam”. And if not, you can always check out another recreational marijuana dispensary to get another quarter.

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Cannabis Cup Denver 2014 - April 19 & 20

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The High Times Cannabis Cup returns to Denver on April 19 – 20, 2014. This year’s Cannabis Cup will be the first one in an American city with legal recreational marijuana shops. The event will take place at the Denver Mart and includes many vendor booths in the main building as well as an outdoor area with additional vendor booths.

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Texas Loves Colorado Recreational Marijuana

Texans Flocking to Colorado for Legal Marijuana

Since January 1, 2014, Texans have been flocking to Colorado to enjoy legal recreational marijuana. Texas’ close proximity to Colorado makes it easy for their tourists to take a cannabis vacation.

Telluride, Colorado, a small ski town in the southwestern part of the state, seems to be seeing a huge jump in tourists from Texas since the January 1 legalization.

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First Legal Cannabis Club In U.S. To Open In Colorado

VIDEO: First Legal Marijuana Club – Denver News Footage

The first legally sanctioned cannabis club in America will open in Nederland, Colorado, a small town in the mountains above Boulder. After a 14-month legal battle, married couple David and Cheryl Fanelli will open “Club Ned”, an indoor cannabis cafe.

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Minneapolis to Colorado Travel Up 58% Due To Legal Weed

Minneapolis_Minnesota_Skyline_DaySince December 1, 2013, one month before Colorado’s recreational pot shops opened for business, 12 of the 50 top origins for flights to Denver saw an increase of at least 25% in flight search traffic.

It seems that Minnesotans really want what Colorado has: legalized recreational marijuana. According to research by hopper.com, searches for flights from Minneapolis to Denver are up a whopping 58% during this time, second only to Nashville, Tennessee.
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Free Samples To The Crowd At Cannabis Cup Denver

VIDEO: Vendor Throwing Free Samples To The Crowd – Denver Cannabis Cup 2013

Local cannabis dispensaries throw free samples to the crowd from their booths at Cannabis Cup Denver in 2013. There is “high” competition between dispensaries for the crown of Best Dispensary of the Year at Cannabis Cup.

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Marijuana Tourism: Colorado the "Napa Valley" of Cannabis

VIDEO: Marijuana Tours a Booming Industry in Colorado

The January 1, 2014 legalization of recreational marijuana retail stores in Colorado has opened a huge new industry in the state: marijuana tourism. As the only state with recreational pot shops, businesses in Colorado are currently reaping the benefits.

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