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Marijuana Missteps

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[caption id="attachment_2408" align="alignleft" width="300"] Courtesy Westword[/caption] To every yin there is a yang. Two sides to every story.  Wins and losses. No amount of success comes without a multitude of failures. By-in-large, the Colorado cannabis experiment has been outrageously successful, at the very least financially. But, like anything new, it does not come without some backwards steps. Colorado recreational cannabis sales have already exceeded 2014 totals, setting the financial table for another record-shattering year of state revenue. But the record numbers have a downside. Even at $13.6M raised by May of 2015, the revenue still may not reach the $40M prediction used to convince voters to approve Amendment 64 way back in 2012. The marijuana missteps, in the end, may have the most impact on present and future cannabis regulation.…
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Overview of Marijuana Jobs Available in Denver

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Marijuana has become legal in certain states, which means that there are plenty of marijuana jobs available out there. Because marijuana selling is no longer a black market affair in states like Colorado, it is entirely possible to find a job in the industry. There are jobs that deal with many different aspects of marijuana, as it needs to be grown, sold, supported, and maintained. Understanding what jobs are out there, what qualifications you need, and how much they pay can help you decide if it is the right industry for you. Many of the jobs in the industry do not require a college education, but some do, such as the medical marijuana dispensary manager and even some of the cultivating positions will require a degree in agriculture. Budtender The…
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The Closest Marijuana Dispensary to Estes Park

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As a writer for DenverWeed.com, people often ask me what the closest marijuana dispensary to Estes Park is. With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, many tourists are planning vacations to Estes Park and other mountain destinations at least in part to experience legal weed for themselves. One thing that tourists need to understand prior to arrival in Colorado is that no two marijuana dispensaries are the same. There has been no standardization in the industry to smooth out the wide variety of weed stores. So I do recommend that you read the reviews of marijuana dispensaries to align yourself with the best pot shop that will suit your needs and offer the best experience. Almost all marijuana dispensaries near Estes Park (and all of Colorado) are open 7…
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Directions to the Closest Dispensary to Denver International Airport

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As a writer for DenverWeed.com, people often ask me what the closest marijuana dispensary to the Denver airport (DIA) is. With the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado, many tourists are planning vacations to Denver, in whole or in part, to experience legal weed for themselves. Under Amendment 64 of the Colorado constitution, it is legal for adults (21 and over) to possess up to an ounce of cannabis. Colorado residents and visitors alike are allowed to walk into any marijuana dispensary and legally buy a joint, oil, edible, or any other form of marijuana. So, given this fact, if you're traveling to Denver or have a long layover, where is the closest weed dispensary to Denver International Airport? According to the Denver weed map and my calculations, the…
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