The edibles industry's new packaging regulations go into effect this week, a hash art competition is scheduled downtown and Valentine's Day dinners pop up in this week's cannabis calender.
Don't be surprised if something seems off next time you're in a local dispensary looking for some pot-infused treats. As of February 1, all cannabis-infused edibles must adhere to new packaging and potency regulations-- with stronger child-resistant packaging and individual servings of no more than 10 milligrams of THC. Any edible containing more than 10 mg must individually mark each 10-mg portion. State officials agreed on stricter packaging after numerous public safety controversies.
Enjoy reggae music, Ethiopian food and on-hand growing expertise at Grow Big Supply's Reggae Night, February 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Grow Big Supply, located at 4501 Wynkoop Street. Reggae Night will feature a DJ and live music, as well as a rolling-machine demo with the Blue Pineapple Group. For information, click here.
THC shows its crafty side this week when "Concentrated Art" opens for a one-night show at 9975 East Colfax Avenue in Aurora. Enjoy contests featuring hash sculptures and spliifigami -- the art of joint rolling. Interested in joining the contest? Check out the rules, prizes and how to enter on the Facebook page -- and buy tickets here.
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Try your best to avoid brainwash and explosive laughter while watching the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's comedic musical take on Reefer Madness -- the anti-pot propaganda film from 1936. The play will run Thursday-Sunday from February 12 to March 1. For tickets or more information, click here.
Indulge in a romantic, cannabis-infused meal while enjoying art, wine and the private company of 150 other guests at Edible Events Co.'s "A Threesome with Maryjane" on Valentine's Day, February 14. The event, which runs from 8 p.m. to midnight, will be held at Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Drive. Tickets are $125 and include drinks and food. Click here for more information. 21+
Ampersand Creations is staging its own heart-inspired dinner on Valentine's Day as well, with a five-course meal and cannabis pairing on February 14 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Green Labs. Tickets are $150 each and include live music and a demonstration of a CBD-oil massage. VIP and group tickets are also available. For the menu and and more information, click here. 21+
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