Why pot shops in the U.S. will soon set sales records – Marijuana News

With 4/20 now its own legitimate holiday, U.S. marijuana shops will set new sales records this month, analysts predict.

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Weed goes wide: The subtle mainstreaming of cannabis in Colorado – Marijuana News

Jacqueline Gervasio smoking in Denver’s Civic Center Park, April 2015. Image: Brent Lewis, The Denver Post

Like countless commuters in Denver's urban core, Marty Otañez can't help but smell the pot smoke as he rides to work along the Cherry Creek bike path downtown. "A couple years ago it was only under the bridge at Colfax and Speer," Otañez said of the clouds emanating from public tokers. "Now it's pretty much every 100 meters."

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Denver Dispensaries - A Beginner's Guide

Image of legal marijuana available in Colorado
Jerilyn Forsythe ~ 5280 (The Denver Magazine) ~
Shops to visit, whether you're looking to experiment or just highly curious (pun intended).
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Cannabis Cup Highlights Marijuana's Latest Products, Policy Developments

Image of 2014 Denver 420
Luc Hatlestad ~ 5280 (The Denver Magazine) ~
With 420 approaching, it's time for our annual reminder: Don't do anything that might bring shame to Denver, Colorado, or marijuana legalization in general.
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No free pot samples, or sales, allowed at this year

Image of free marijuana sample available at the 2014 Canabis Cup in Denver
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
The free sampling of businesses’ marijuana, edibles and concentrates — a tradition that has long been a primary draw for fans of the annual Cannabis Cups that happen around the world — will no longer happen so freely at the Denver event.
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