Lindsey Bartlett

Lindsey Bartlett

Lindsey Bartlett is The Cannabist's digital strategist. A Colorado native, Bartlett has written on the marijuana beat for 5 years. Her contributions to publications include Leafly, Westword, 303 Magazine, and her photos have been featured in Vanity Fair and High Times. She started at The Denver Post as social media producer in April of 2017, and took over digital strategy for The Cannabist in February of 2018.

Recent posts by Lindsey Bartlett

This architect used to work for Disney. Now, he designs cannabis retail stores.

Architectural design firm The McBride Company has created everything from restaurants to hotels, theaters, casinos and most notably over the last two decades, its been the sole design ambassador for Margaritaville. Now, its architects lend a transformative eye to a whole new world: cannabis retail spaces.

PHOTOS: Action Bronson headlines 420 On the Block

Action Bronson warmed the crowd like wine when he took the stage at 420 On the Block. The snowy, rainy mixture of Friday and Saturday all culminated to a stoned exhaustion until Bronson tip-toed his way onto the main stage at the Fox Street Compound, lighting up the block with his energy.

PHOTOS: Lil Wayne, Lil Jon headline Mile High 420 Fest

The rain didn’t stop Lil Wayne, Lil Jon from performing at the well-executed Mile High 420 Fest on April 20, 2018 at Civic Center Park. Pepe Breton of Euflora dispensary lead the event’s new organization, as well as a champagne toast on stage.

Don’t drive high this 4/20: discounted Lyft and Uber rides, cops out in “full force”

With police out in full force this 4/20 weekend, a safe ride is 100 percent worth the cost — and the two car rideshare giants are taking the edge off by offering discounts for those celebrating/rallying for the cannabis cause in Denver and beyond.

Coffee, tea and dissolvable THC? The world is your edible (review)

Stillwater carries tea, instant coffee and Ripple Dissolvable THC and CBD, a nearly flavorless and odorless white powder you can add to anything.

Colorado occupations where people use the most cannabis

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a study that lists the occupations in which marijuana use is the most common.

Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

Everyone knows millennials love marijuana. Now, a handful of studies polled by The Tylt back up that claim— and the numbers are staggering.

Your guide to 4/20 events in Denver

The week-long celebration of 4/20 in Colorado dips a toe into every aspect of culture. From concerts to food events and high society soirees, here is your definitive guide to 4/20 events in Denver for 2018.

This Colorado dispensary has a 270-degree viewing window into its grow

If you’ve ever wanted to get up-close-and-personal with some budding marijuana plants but didn’t know how accessible that type of excursion would be, good news: this Denver dispensary has a 270-degree viewing window into its grow for its customers.

NFL Hall-of-Famer will be the keynote speaker at cannabis business summit in Denver

“As an entrepreneur myself, I am well aware of the struggles that people of color face in the business sector,” said Terrell Davis.

Snoop Dogg, Migos will perform in Denver on 4/20

Snoop Dogg just can’t spend the 4/20 holiday away from Colorado.

Denver’s new Mile High 420 Festival announces all-star lineup

The state’s largest 4/20 marijuana celebration is back in Denver’s Civic Center Park with new organizers and a lineup including Lil Wayne, Lil Jon and The Original Wailers.

No, a St. Louis IHOP isn’t refusing to serve guests who smell like marijuana

“The brand and our franchisees are all about welcoming guests in without judgement,” an IHOP spokesperson told The Cannabist.

A cannabis health and wellness fair is coming to Denver

The Colorado cannabis industry’s effort to corner the wellness market is expanding with the April debut of a cannabis health fair in Denver.

Texas judge weighs whether father who treated autistic daughter with marijuana is fit to be her guardian

Mark Zartler says marijuana is the only medicine that abates his daughter Kara’s dangerous bouts of self-abuse. Texas Child Protective Services say administering it to her constitutes physical abuse.

Which city consumes the most marijuana in the world?

The biggest cities in the world would stand haul in a ton of tax money if marijuana were legalized, according to a new study

Colorado cannabis company to expand in Florida county despite marijuana moratorium

The Colorado-based cannabis business plans to open 3 medical dispensaries in Florida– in a county with a moratorium on marijuana businesses.

Will the Coachella festival be covered in haze of now-legal pot smoke?

“Sorry bro,” Coachella says on its website. “Marijuana or marijuana products aren’t allowed inside the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Even in 2018 and beyond.”

Colorado marijuana activist arrested in Oklahoma for felony possession with intent to distribute

Regina Nelson, a marijuana scholar and activist based out of Boulder, Colorado, was arrested for marijuana possession in Oklahoma.

Medical marijuana conquered my 30-year opioid addiction, Florida man says

“Doctors put me on opioids back in 1985, and I’ve now been on every kind, from Percocet to OxyContin. It’s no wonder we have an opioid epidemic in our country; we weren’t educated about the dangers back then.”

Chicago high school considers stiffer anti-vaping discipline, adding vapor detectors to bathrooms

Being caught with e-cigarettes that have THC results in detentions, a referral to the assistance program, and citations for possession.

More teens sneaking vaping devices into suburban Chicago high schools

Educators say they have seen a dramatic increase in the number of teen students caught vaping e-cigarettes on high school campuses.

Munchies, meet Thin Mints: Girl Scouts will now allow cookie sales outside Colorado pot shops

Girl Scouts of Colorado now treats marijuana dispensaries like any other business in considering cookie sales sites, a spokesperson says.

Netflix cancels marijuana sitcom “Disjointed”

Netflix is shopping the series around, Deadline reports, so Disjointed may be fired again up by another studio.

Marijuana causes less brain damage than alcohol, CU study finds

A new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder found that alcohol is much more damaging to your brain than marijuana.

Chelsea Handler announces her own marijuana brand on Instagram

“I want people to understand that you don’t have to get blottoed, you can just get a little, nice buzz to take the edge off,” the comedian said.

Cannabist 2018 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Candles aren’t the only things getting lit this Valentine’s Day.

First marijuana spa in U.S. applies to operate in historic Denver mansion

Utopia All Natural Wellness Spa and Lounge submitted its application for a Denver social marijuana use license this week — with a little help from a powerful Colorado law firm.

Pax Era is the vaporizer of the future for concentrates lovers (review)

Pax vaporizers brand has developed one of the most high-tech vapes on the market. The Pax Era vape pen has its own app and prefilled pods for weed concentrates.

INDVR Lipstick and Mascara vape pens designed with discretion, not feminism, in mind (vaporizer review)

Two new incognito vaporizers make for a good rip in a rush, but feel like a female product seen through the male gaze.