A scene from Mason Jar Event Group's Fall dinner (Lisa Siciliano, Dog Daze Photo)

Mason Jar Event Group throws the swankiest, most luxe cannabis parties in America

There has been a cornucopia of 420-friendly events in Colorado’s legalized era — arty dinners, joint- and sushi-rolling classes and even speed dating happy hours. But no entrepreneur has yet figured out the tricky cannabis event space as well as Kendal Norris, whose Mason Jar Event Group will soon throw another luxe bash.

Two years in: Debate remains on impact of legalization

As Colorado continues to gather data on marijuana, experts are withholding judgment and taking a longer view. However, there are trends to follow, including cannabis industry growth; marijuana-related arrests and crime; and consumer use rates.

Tiny, shiny joints: Colorado pot shop unveils Gold Mini Js

Tiny and shiny: Colorado pot shop unveils Gold Mini Js

Shine Papers, which makes 24 karat gold rolling papers, is debuting its first collaboration with a Colorado marijuana retailer: High Country Healing Mini Js, which weigh in at a quarter-gram.

Mini joints: This Colorado mountain shop’s idea is a huge success

In February, High Country Healing’s Andrew Salini was smoking with a few friends when one of them rolled a smaller joint — a mini joint, if you will. The trio passed it around, and Salini marveled at how something that looked so small was able to satisfy the group.

South Dakota tribe wants to build first U.S. weed resort

Santee Sioux tribal leaders plan to grow their own pot in South Dakota and sell it in an amenity-laden marijuana resort, with hopes of generating up to $2 million a month in profit. “We want it to be an adult playground,” tribal President Anthony Reider said.