Update: Bad news for those of you intrigued by Legal Chronic Delivery, which offered free marijuana with the purchase of a $50 "'I ♥ Colorado" bumper sticker.
The website vanished some time after our LCD post was published.
Apparently, the folks behind the concept didn't want to test the multiple online claims that the service was totally legit thanks to the passage of Amendment 64. But at least we managed to preserve a copy of that bumper sticker -- and you tech wizards can probably figure out a way to make your own for free.
Just like the chronic used to be. See our previous coverage below.
Original post, 4:20 p.m. February 5: Yesterday, we wrote about Craigslist ads offering free marijuana, usually in exchange for a donation or as a bonus for the purchase of other items. But we've now discovered a website taking this concept even further -- providing pot without cost, but only if a customer buys a $50 bumper sticker promoting marijuana legalization.
The idea behind such deals? While a governor's task force continues to assemble recommendations for the full implementation of Amendment 64, the measure has already been signed into law. As such, the possession of cannabis in small amounts by adults 21 and over is already legal -- just not its sale.
This last apparent obstacle hasn't stopped ganjapreneurs. Take 4 Strains Pipe & Tobacco, which is offering a two gram bag of free nuggets to any of-age customer who purchases $30 worth of smoking accessories or the like from its head shop.
Which brings us to LegalChronicDelivery.com, whose home page asks, "Weed Delivered?" Yep: "Buy a 'I ♥ Colorado' bumper sticker to show your support for legal cannabis and we throw in a free sack of chronic, wax or edible of your choice!"
The site poses several other natural questions, accompanied by the following answers:
Isn't it still illegal to sell weed?
We do not "sell weed." We sell cannabis legalization support merchandise and gift you chronic when you purchase a bumper sticker to show your support of legal weed!
How is this legal?
In 2012 Coloradans overwhelmingly voted to amend our state constitution to allow anyone 21 or over in Colorado to posses up to an ounce, and to consume cannabis in private.
Why can't I just buy it in a store?
The state legislature will not be finished with the rules and regulations of selling cannabis in stores until Jan 2014. Then it is likely the medical only dispensaries will be opened to the public. Till then, just call us!
The site's order page reads, "Show Your Support: Buy 1 sticker, get a free eighth, buy 5 and get a free ounce!" In addition, it provides a look at the $50 bumper sticker.
Likewise, the page provides a field for individuals to enter their name and phone number, as well as a clickable box whose accompanying text states: "I agree that I am at least 21 years old, and that I will consume my gift marijuana in accordance with law."
As for the free marijuana, it's not one-strain-fits-all, as seen in the following "gift menu:"
Regarding the "legal info" page, it stresses that those bringing the sticker and free marijuana (the delivery area is currently "Denver between the Interstates 70, 25, and 225") will check IDs before presenting the merchandise. In addition, a significant section of Amendment 64 is reprinted:
IN THE INTEREST OF THE EFFICIENT USE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT RESOURCES, ENHANCING REVENUE FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES, AND INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM, THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF COLORADO FIND AND DECLARE THAT THE USE OF MARIJUANA SHOULD BE LEGAL FOR PERSONS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE FOLLOWING ACTS ARE NOT UNLAWFUL AND SHALL NOT BE AN OFFENSE UNDER COLORADO LAW OR BE A BASIS FOR SEIZURE OR FORFEITURE OF ASSETS UNDER COLORADO LAW FOR PERSONS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER:
• MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION, OR PURCHASE OF MARIJUANA ACCESSORIES OR THE SALE OF MARIJUANA ACCESSORIES TO A PERSON WHO IS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
• POSSESSING, DISPLAYING, OR TRANSPORTING MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS; PURCHASE OF MARIJUANA FROM A MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY; PURCHASE OF MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS FROM A MARIJUANA PRODUCT MANUFACTURING FACILITY; OR SALE OF MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS TO CONSUMERS, IF THE PERSON CONDUCTING THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED IN THIS PARAGRAPH HAS OBTAINED A CURRENT, VALID LICENSE TO OPERATE A RETAIL MARIJUANA STORE OR IS ACTING IN HIS OR HER CAPACITY AS AN OWNER, EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF A LICENSED RETAIL MARIJUANA STORE.
• PACKAGING, PROCESSING, TRANSPORTING, MANUFACTURING, DISPLAYING, OR POSSESSING MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS; DELIVERY OR TRANSFER OF MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS TO A MARIJUANA TESTING FACILITY; SELLING MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS TO A RETAIL MARIJUANA STORE OR A MARIJUANA PRODUCT MANUFACTURING FACILITY; THE PURCHASE OF MARIJUANA FROM A MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY; OR THE PURCHASE OF MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS FROM A MARIJUANA PRODUCT MANUFACTURING FACILITY, IF THE PERSON CONDUCTING THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED IN THIS PARAGRAPH HAS OBTAINED A CURRENT, VALID LICENSE TO OPERATE A MARIJUANA PRODUCT MANUFACTURING FACILITY OR IS ACTING IN HIS OR HER CAPACITY AS AN OWNER, EMPLOYEE, OR AGENT OF A LICENSED MARIJUANA PRODUCT MANUFACTURING FACILITY.
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The post-script to these words is a note reiterating the basic notion behind Legal Chronic Delivery, plus a motto to live by: "We can only provide free marijuana to people 21 and older. Stay high, stay cool, stay kind."
More from our Marijuana archive: "Marijuana for free on Craigslist? Maybe with a donation -- or as a bonus for another purchase."