So what’s happening on 4/20 in Colorado? A lot — so much that you might need this handy Colorado 4/20 guide. We’ve been keeping a running list of happenings, and we’ll keep this updated.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing to release his state budget for the next fiscal year on Nov. 3 — the day before Election Day — raising the stakes on whether he will support returning money to taxpayers. The potential for a refund on pot taxes via TABOR adds a complication in state budget negotiations.
Does legal weed mean my little trick-or-treater is going to get a candy stash tainted with pot-infused edibles? It sounds crazy, right? With a newly legal and intoxicating substance widely available in Colorado and Washington, the magnifying glass is being turned on cannabis-infused edibles.
Headband is a cross of a high-flying sativa with some heavy indica. It provides an immediate head high that is extremely euphoric and uplifting, like serving for an ace.
One challenge the NFL faces is how to bring marijuana into the game as a pain reliever without condoning its use as a recreational drug. Redskins defensive back Ryan Clark says, “I know a lot of guys who don’t regularly smoke marijuana who would use it during the season.”
Deviled eggs are dipped in whole-wheat crumbs and cannabutter, then fried up. The garnish of scallion and bacon can soak up whatever cannabutter was not absorbed by the breadcrumbs.
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