Denver’s second licensed social marijuana business to open this fall as vaping bar and lounge

Denver’s licensing director signed off Friday on the city’s second license for a marijuana consumption area in a business, paving the way for a vaping bar and lounge to open this fall. The owners of Vape and Play plan to open the 21-and-over social lounge and entertainment venue in November…

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With Denver’s ban on 4/20 rally organizer upheld, lawyer vows to fight any similar marijuana event

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 2:46 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff If there’s a 4/20 rally celebrating marijuana in Denver’s Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018, it will likely be under new management. An administrative hearing officer on Friday denied longtime…

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A look at Denver’s Levitt Pavilion, funded in part by $250,000 donation from marijuana companies

Published: Jul 20, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Jul 20, 2017, 3:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Denver’s new Levitt Pavilion isn’t just a sparkling crown jewel in the Mile High City’s music scene. When the 17,000-person outdoor amphitheater opens for its inaugural concert Thursday night, it will also mark…

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Cannabis concerns? Call Denver’s new Marijuana Health & Safety hotline

Published: May 12, 2017, 7:35 am • Updated: May 12, 2017, 9:24 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Who you gonna call with your pot questions? Denver now has a 24-7 hotline for marijuana health and safety queries: 1-877-741-3777. Launched this week, the Marijuana Health & Safety line —…

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Want to go to one of Denver’s new social pot use events? Proposed rules say you’ll need to sign a waiver

Published: May 11, 2017, 2:38 pm • Updated: May 11, 2017, 3:19 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Businesses that obtain permits to offer Denver’s first-in-the-nation areas for social marijuana use would have to require patrons to sign waivers as they enter. They would have to follow a ventilation plan if…

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Crowds (and clouds) roll in for annual 4/20 smoke-in at Denver’s Civic Center

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:39 pm By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post DENVER, CO – APRIL 20: Co-owner of Airlounj, an inflatable air lounge company, Don Siegel, inflates a special marijuana inspired air lounge for Denver’s 420 rally at Civic Center Park April…

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Two arrested after gunfire near Denver’s 4/20 celebration; no one hurt

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:29 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:38 pm By Kieran Nicholson and Jon Murray, The Denver Post A brief gunfire incident occurred early Thursday evening near the annual 4/20 cannabis celebration in downtown Denver. Police said nobody was hurt, and officers arrested two people soon after…

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This new cannabis church pushes limits of Denver’s social-use pot law

Published: Apr 12, 2017, 9:19 am • Updated: Apr 12, 2017, 1:49 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A 113-year-old church in Denver has found a higher calling. The International Church of Cannabis opens its doors on April 20, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday. The renovated church at 400…

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