Photos: Top ten U.S. stoner cities -- and why Elite Daily says Denver isn't number one

We're accustomed to seeing Denver top marijuana-centric city lists. So we were definitely surprised to come across Elite Daily's "10 Best U.S. Cites For Stoners To Live In" and discover that while Denver was among the two Colorado communities to make the cut, and despite upcoming 4/20 activities drawing tourists from around the globe, it didn't rank first -- and the one that did (as well as another entry, too) isn't actually a city. Continue to count down the photo-illustrated list, featuring excerpts from Elite Daily text; click here to check out the original item. Number 10: Oakland

Photos: Top ten U.S. stoner cities -- and why Elite Daily says Denver isn't number one

Oakland may be known for its violent-stricken areas, but it's the city's acclaimed Oaksterdam University that has them placed on the list. If you are brave enough to make the trek into the city, then you will surely be impressed. The stoner-friendly district of Oaksterdam is known for its weed cafes, clubs' countless dispensaries and even a school for training people in weed. This is where stoners are cultivated....

Number 9: Portland, Maine

Photos: Top ten U.S. stoner cities -- and why Elite Daily says Denver isn't number one

The East Coast may not exactly be the friendliest in terms of weed, but Portland, Maine is a haven for potheads everywhere. Not only does it have some pretty good buds -- thanks to the favorable climate -- but the law is pretty lenient and will often let you rock. The relaxed city is the perfect place for any retiring stoner to rest his loins and smoke the days away....

Continue to keep counting down Elite Daily's top ten U.S.stoner cities.


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