• Riding the "Big J" at Mile High Men's Club
    January 13 at 10 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Ever get knocked on your ass by some potent chronic? The Mile High Men's Club has a joint that literally does that, partnering with Denver dispensary Lucy Sky to create an eight-foot-long fiberglass joint mounted on a mechanical bull frame. Known…

  • My Favorite Strains of 2017
    December 28 at 8:18 a.m. by Herbert Fuego

    As 2017 comes to a close, I will have tried over fifty strains in the Denver metro area from January to December. Asking me to pick favorites is simply unfair, but here are fifteen exceptional cannabis strains I tried in 2017, with each bringing a…

  • The Best Marijuana Photos of 2017
    December 22 at 11:25 a.m. by Westword Staff

    There was no shortage of beautiful and interesting marijuana photos in Colorado this year, and Westword photographers were around to capture the best of them. Here are nearly sixty of our favorite marijuana photos from 2017.


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  • Best Cannabis Dinner Photos of 2017
    December 19 at 12:39 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Dinners pairing delicious food with cannabis strains were all the rage in 2017, and Westword was there to light up, grub down and snap pictures during many of them. Here are some of our favorites.

  • Getting Glazed at Donut-Topia
    December 17 at 2:25 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Anyone visiting South Broadway's Spectra Art Space on Saturday, December 16, probably got a little glazed at Donut-Topia, a showcase of doughnut-inspired artwork and glassware featuring KGB Glass, Sarah Marblesbee, Kaijuju Designs, Ashley Raine,…

  • High Holidays: International Church of Cannabis Hosts Micro Market
    December 16 at 4:40 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The International Church of Cannabis wanted to ring in the holidays on a high note for Denver shoppers and local businesses, hosting a pop-up holiday market on Friday, December 15. In addition to shopping for art, jewelry and knickknacks, shoppers…

  • New 360-Degree Glass Tunnel Takes You Inside the Green Solution Grow
    December 16 at 7:30 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Green Solution is one of the three largest dispensary chains in Colorado, and the 4400 Grape Street location in north Denver really stands out. The dispensary is attached to one of the company's cultivations and has been a mainstay off I-70…

  • Yeti Farms Smokes Up for CEO's Birthday
    December 15 at 12:45 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    To celebrate Yeti Farms CEO Shawn Honaker's fortieth birthday, the cultivation and extraction company held an industry night Thursday, December 14, in the Five Points neighborhood. The celebration, sponsored by Standing Akimbo, Scarfini Nation,…

  • Ballin' Out With Herb-Infused Chocolate
    December 10 at 4:30 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Amateur chocolatiers joined herbalist and nutritionist Liz Philbrick for a hands-on chocolate-making class at Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary in Boulder on Saturday, December 9. Students learned how to make their own herb-infused chocolate, rolling…

  • The MMJ Grow Off Celebrates its Winners
    December 4 at 9:18 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Grow Off has become an outlet for Colorado's commercial growers to compete against each other, testing potency, terpenes and yield of the same strain grown at dozens of the state's best cultivations. The 2017 Medical Grow Off announced and…

  • Colorado CannaBellas Launch Party Reaches the Moon and Back
    November 15 at 9:07 a.m. by Tyler Grimes

    Cannabis advocacy group CannaBellas celebrated the launch of its Denver chapter at Lincoln St. Station on November 13; the group's goal is to promote "confident cannabis queens who proudly live a lifestyle beyond social stereotypes" through…

  • From Seed to Sale With Seed & Smith
    November 7 at 1:14 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Colorado's cannabis industry is heavily regulated, with every cultivation and infusion process tracked by serial numbers and bar codes from start to finish, referred as "seed to sale" by the industry. To make all of that tracking and processing…

  • Gari Safari Gets Wild at the Church
    November 1 at 1:58 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Lions, tigers and bears all flocked to the Church on Halloween for a night of dance, DJs and drinks. Hosted by the Green Solution and Sensi magazine, the Gari Safari was a chance for cannabis-industry members to celebrate the ganja jungle and just…

  • Re-Upping on Weed and Horror at Altitude's Haunted House
    October 19 at 2:09 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    We'd never recommend going into a haunted house stoned, but going to one to buy weed? That's a different story. Altitude dispensary in Aurora decided to take its love for Halloween further than a couple pumpkins and black-and-orange streamers,…

  • Fresh Food, Weed and Wine at Planet Bluegrass for Mason Jar's Fall Dinner
    October 7 at 9:50 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The pot-infused dinner niche is a small one, but Mason Jar Event Group continues to meld cannabis, lovely settings and food together in unparalleled fashion. Setting the scene at Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons, Mason Jar founder Kendal Norris…

  • Pot Zero's Zero-Carbon Footprint in Gypsum
    September 23 at 8:57 a.m. by Jake Holschuh

    Robert and Linda Trotter have created Pot Zero, a zero-carbon marijuana grow in Gypsum, where the mineral coming off the cliffs is just one of the natural ingredients that helps their cannabis grow. The sun, water from a stream running through…

  • Chilling, Vaping, Winning at the CHAMPS Trade Show
    September 20 at 3:12 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    A fixture among industries that thrive in Colorado's counter culture, the annual CHAMPS Trade Show is enjoying its fifth year in Denver. The business-to-business convention brings hundreds of glassware, vaporizer, clothing and accessory brands to…

  • A Glass Act: Art Show at Diego Pellicer — Colorado
    September 2 at 12:40 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Diego Pellicer — Colorado, an upscale dispensary at 2949 West Alameda Avenue, hosted an arty bash on September 1 complete with a display of glass art by Dale Chihuly, a mural unveiling, live glass-blowing, craft vendors, local music and food. Catch…

  • Mason Jar's Hemp & Seed Feed in Laporte
    September 1 at 4:12 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Summer's winding to a close, but Mason Jar Event Group keeps filling up the cannabis calendar. On August 31, it hosted Hemp & Seed, a special dinner at the Blue Circle Research Farm in Laporte. Chef Melissa Harrison of Seasonal Montana created the…

  • Om on the Range: Yoga With a View in Longmont
    August 28 at 6:14 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Yoga and marijuana? That's no stretch in Colorado, where Mason Jar Event Group hosts a number of marijuana-friendly events, including August 27's Yoga With a View in Longmont. Om. All photos by Brandon Marshall.



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