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  • The Mile High 420 Festival Lights Up Civic Center Park
    April 21 at 8:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    As they have for years, people flocked to Denver's Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018. This year's celebration, the Mile High 420 Festival, had new organizers, a new approach and a lineup that included Lil Wayne, Lil' Jon and more. But cannabis…

     
  • Jared Polis Takes a 4/20 Field Trip to bgood
    April 21 at 7:13 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    U.S. Representative and Colorado gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis toured bgood dispensary in Northglenn on April 20, 2018. Polis, who has proposed an act that would regulate marijuana like alcohol on a federal level, is an outspoken proponent of…

     
  • Portraits of Ten Cannabis Consumers
    April 19 at 5:25 p.m. by Westword Staff

    In honor of 4/20, Maria Levitov set out to capture ten of Colorado's very diverse cannabis consumers in photographs. “The world can feel isolating and discouraging, so now more than ever, it’s important to show the things that connect us, not…

     

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  • Unique Cannabis Health Fair Remedies the RiNo District
    April 16 at 10:34 a.m. by Scott Lentz

    Denver locals gathered at Cultivated Synergy in the RiNo District on Sunday, April 15, to learn about the therapeutic properties of cannabis and see it firsthand. Hosted by RiNo Supply Co., Canna Health and Sensi, the fair offered health…

     
  • NoCo Hemp Expo Celebrates a Growing Field
    April 8 at 8:26 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The NoCo Hemp Expo returned to the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland for the fifth year on April 6 and April 7, 2018, and the event dedicated to all things hemp was bigger and better than ever, with nearly 60 speakers, 150 exhibits and the expo's…

     
  • Pot-Infused Painting With Chronic and Canvas
    April 5 at 1:20 p.m. by Jake Cox

    If you enjoy smoking while stroking paint, then Tetra 9 Private Lounge is the place to be every Wednesday night. The private pot club's Chronic and Canvas parties provide the paint, brushes and canvases; all members need to bring is their own pot…

     
  • THC Classic Celebrates Colorado Cannabis Industry
    March 31 at 11:32 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    As we get closer to every stoner's favorite holiday on April 20, Colorado's cannabis industry and Rooster Magazine ended March with a bang during the annual THC Classic at Temple Nightclub on March 30, when some of the state's best commercial…

     
  • Looking Back on the CSU Library Marijuana Media Collection
    March 27 at 12:18 p.m. by Thomas Mitchell

    It's taken a while, but the public's growing acceptance of cannabis has forced pot into more traditional institutions. Take Colorado State University Library's Colorado Cannabis Collecting Initiative, for example, which is currently collecting…

     
  • Growing Cannabis Social Equity at the MCBA Opportunity Summit
    March 25 at 11:16 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Minority Cannabis Business Association partnered with the Hoban Law Group and several respected organizations in legal cannabis over the weekend to host the first Cannabis Opportunity Summit, providing resources and connections to businesses,…

     
  • Private Pot Club Tetra 9 Creates a Spark in RiNo
    March 7 at 9:27 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Tetra 9 Private Lounge and Garden blazed into Denver in late February, becoming one of the city's few places to consume cannabis socially. Although unregulated by the City of Denver because it's a private club, Tetra 9 is open and running at 3039…

     
  • Inside the Coffee Joint, Denver's First Licensed Pot Lounge
    March 2 at 4:48 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Coffee Joint will be the first licensed cannabis lounge in the United States after receiving approval for a Cannabis Consumption Establishment license by the City of Denver on February 25. Although it won't be open for pot use for about two…

     
  • Terrapin Care Station Celebrates Expansive Remodel
    March 1 at 10 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Terrapin Care Station owner Chris Woods, his employees and members of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce cut a ribbon on Thursday, March 2, celebrating the renovation and reopening of Terrapin's dispensary at 11091 East Mississippi Avenue in Aurora.…

     
  • Mason Jar Winter 2.0 Sets the Table for Cannabis Creativity
    February 18 at 8:02 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Mason Jar Winter 2.0 filled Space Gallery on February 15, 2018, with a business-to-business seasonal cannabis-pairing dinner prepared by chef Daniel Asher, with displays by Steepfuze Coffee, GreenMed, Canyon Cultivation, Jane West, Olio, Verra…

     
  • Diving Into the Cannabis Biz at the NCIA Seed to Sale Show
    February 8 at 11:23 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The National Cannabis Industry Association is needed elsewhere more now than it was in 2014, when Colorado and Washington were the only states with legalized retail cannabis. One of legal pot's most well-known trade groups continues to give Denver…

     
  • Empowerment and Joint Rolling at the Women Grow Leadership Summit
    February 3 at 10:48 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Women Grow has become one of the largest trade groups in the cannabis industry since launching in 2015. The organization's leadership summit, held annually in Denver, brought together hundreds of entrepreneurs on Thursday, February 1, and Friday,…

     
  • Marijuana and Marriage Meet at Cannabis Wedding Expo
    January 30 at 6:11 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Cannabis Wedding Expo, which unpacked dozens of vendors in Lafayette on January 28, showed that marijuana and marriage might be made for each other. All photos by Jacqueline Collins

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     

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