Marijuana has huge influence on Colorado tourism, state survey says

Colorado tourism survey shows legal marijuana’s influence

A Fall 2015 study commissioned by the Colorado Tourism Office shows legal weed as a growing motivator for trips to Colorado — conflicting with the mantra of tourism officials statewide that savvy marketing alone is responsible for record visitation and spending in the last two years.

Pot tourism grows in Colo. even as officials refuse to endorse it

Pot tourism grows in Colorado even as officials refuse to endorse it

Look all you want, and you’ll find nary a marijuana tourism brochure at kiosks operated by Colorado’s official travel bureaus. Yet that institutional prohibition hasn’t stopped thousands of cannabis tourists from visiting Colorado to experience the phenomenon of legal marijuana.

Cannabist Q&A: Medical edibles vs. rec, tax spending plan, Amsterdam memories

Cannabist Q&A: Medical edibles vs. rec; tax plans; Amsterdam-esque tourism

This Q&A handles readers’ questions on cannabis matters. Topics include rules and limits on medical edibles; Colorado 2014 tax revenue results so far and the state’s spending plans; and an out-of-towner wondering if any pot shops offer “sampler packs” for pot tourists.