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Rocky Mountain Marijuana

Full e-edition of Rocky Mountain Marijuana Magazine

August 15, 2016 — Click here to view the full e-edition of of Rocky Mountain Marijuana Magazine

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Marijuana artist uses relief painting for cannabis creations

August 15, 2016 — The novelty of marijuana isn’t even close to wearing off yet, even here in Colorado. As more and more states continue to legalize the plant, whether for medical or recreation, the stigma is slowly being replaced by a greater understanding of its many uses. Alyssa […]

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Can I get fired for using medical marijuana off the job?

August 15, 2016 — Under Colorado law, an employer cannot terminate an employee for engaging in lawful activity off the premises of the employer and during nonworking hours. What are the implications of this law when a Colorado employer with a zero-tolerance drug-use policy is confronted with an employee […]

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Colorado marijuana statistics

August 15, 2016 — Marijuana statistics statewide as of March 1, 2016: 514 licensed medical marijuana centers 424 retail centers 754 medical cultivations 503 retail cultivations Cost of opening a marijuana business in Colorado: $1 million + Number of dispensaries in Summit County: 10 Number of different licenses related […]

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Can the pot industry one day rival skiing?

August 15, 2016 — EAGLE COUNTY — Skiing is king in the Vail Valley — always has been. But will it always be so? Winter sports will probably always dominate the Vail Valley’s economy. Despite years of effort, the town of Vail collects about 70 percent of its annual […]

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How to open a marijuana dispensary in Colorado

August 15, 2016 — Starting a new business may be difficult, but that goes double for dispensaries. Obtaining a medical or retail marijuana license can be time consuming and costly and, in some cities, prohibited. As towns vote to continue moratoriums limiting the number of licenses allowed, business owners […]

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Behind the new trend: Weed in Weddings

August 15, 2016 — Over the last few years, Rachael Carlevale has had a secret fantasy for her wedding day. With a degree in plant medicine and a relationship with cannabis, she dreamt of adding a little extra green to her bouquet, along with cannabis plant centerpieces that guests […]

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Aspen pot sales top $8.3 million in 2015

August 15, 2016 — The seven marijuana dispensaries in Aspen sold more than $8.3 million worth of medical and recreational pot during 2015, according to statistics from the city’s Finance Department. “That’s an incredible number,” said Aspen Assistant Police Chief Bill Linn. “That’s impressive.” The exact amount of $8,347,557 […]

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Pot-club possibilities in Aspen, CO

August 15, 2016 — A Denver-based event producer has called on the City Council to reconsider allowing pot clubs in Aspen. Freddie Wyatt, president of Munch & Co., urged council members at their Monday meeting to legalize private cannabis clubs. His reason: There’s nowhere to legally consume marijuana products […]

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Marijuana Strain Review: The African Tangerine (Sponsored Content)

August 11, 2016 — Sponsored to you by Herbal Bliss, written by Leo Wolfson The tangerine is a crisp, refreshing fruit, spiraled with soft layers of tropical goodness. Marijuana features a much less desirable taste, but when smoked, typically evokes feelings of mental and physical relaxation, much stronger than […]

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Indica Strains vs. Sativa Strains

August 11, 2016 — Sponsored to you by Altitude Organic Cannabis, written by Aaron H. Bible Are you looking for an indica or a sativa? It’s usually the first question someone is asked when they finally make it up to the counter at a recreational dispensary here in Summit […]

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Auxiliary businesses in the marijuana industry thriving too

August 11, 2016 — Colorado’s marijuana industry is a kind of petri dish of economic and societal change; since the passing of Amendment 64 in 2012 and the first recreational marijuana shops opening in 2014, other states have proposed similar legislation, and other states have sued Colorado over what […]

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What you need to know about buying recreational marijuana

August 11, 2016 — Can I purchase recreational marijuana? Adults ages 21 and older with a valid government ID (driver’s license or passport) may purchase, smoke and possess marijuana in Colorado. At most dispensaries, you must present your ID prior to entering. On a busy day, there might be […]

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Marijuana and storytelling with Author and bartender, Johnny Welsh

August 11, 2016 — It’s a typical night behind the bar. I ask the usual questions. “What would you like to drink today? Martini? Would you like that up or on the rocks?” As I shake martinis, there’s time to chat, and the focus now turns to the guest. […]

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Marijuana goes mainstream with the growth of chain stores

August 11, 2016 — When Josh Ginsberg talks about Native Roots, the 36-year-old CEO of Colorado’s largest dispensary chain sounds like an MBA professor discussing a case study decades in the making, or maybe an MBA student proposing a model so familiar it might just work for weed. “We […]

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Q&A: Colorado Municipal Marijuana Experts

August 11, 2016 — Editor’s note: The following excerpts were taken from a recorded interview with local law enforcement and elected officials. It’s been a whirlwind year for the Summit County officials tasked with making sense of Colorado’s volatile — and groundbreaking — new marijuana industry. Look at Airport […]

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Colorado pot-shop owners open up

April 20, 2016 — Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part Q&A series. Part two will run in Saturday’s paper. The following excerpts were taken from a recorded interview with local marijuana business owners. It’s been one full year of legal marijuana in Colorado, and already the […]

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Backcountry Cannabis Company, formerly Breckenridge Cannabis Club, lived the uncertainty of Colorado’s marijuana industry

August 15, 2015 — In Colorado’s marijuana industry, 14 months might as well be a lifetime. From the first day of retail marijuana in 2014 to the day Breckenridge quelled downtown pot sales on Feb. 2, Breckenridge Cannabis Club was easily one of the most talked-about dispensaries in Summit […]

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Tommy Chong, godfather of ganja, chats about his signature marijuana strain, Chong Star

July 15, 2015 — Tommy Chong is nothing short of an ageless stoner. Sure, over the past decade or so Chong has battled graying hair and prostate cancer, reunited with Cheech Marin after years of bad blood, and served a nine-month stint in a federal prison. At 76 years […]

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