Officially, Colorado hasn't been very hospitable to tourists coming here to partake in the state's legal pot industry, with zero state-licensed consumption areas since recreational dispensaries first opened in 2014. But visiting cannabis users now have a powerful ally with the ear of Governor Jared Polis.

Denver dispensary owner and cannabis activist Wanda James was appointed to the Colorado Tourism Office board of directors on August 5.

James, who helped with Polis's gubernatorial campaign and managed previous campaigns for his congressional seat, is set on creating easily accessible areas where cannabis users can consume socially, and also promoting Colorado's still-rare industry outside of state lines.

Click here to read the complete article

Thomas Mitchell ~ Westword.com

Recent News Articles

Wednesday July 24

The MORE Act Calls for Sweeping Changes in Federal Cannabis Law - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Two high-profile Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled what they describe as “one of the most…

156 hits

Wednesday July 24

As Hemp Gets Planted, Connecticut Farmers Cautiously Optimistic - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

It took Connecticut a few years to set up its own pilot program. Governor Ned…

549 hits

Wednesday July 24

Putt, Putt, Pass: A Day of Golf at the World’s First Weed Course - Cannabis…

in Sports

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The owners of Rolling Greens, Canada's first cannabis-friendly golf course, say they’re aiming to bring…

249 hits

Wednesday July 24

Colorado Nurses Launching Hotline for Your Marijuana Questions - Cannabis News

in Activism

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Having more questions than answers about cannabis is a common malady, and now a registered…

249 hits

Thursday July 25

Cannabis authentication system roots out counterfeit weed - Cannabis News

in Hi-Tech

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A company called solo sciences has announced what it says is the world's first "cryptographically-secure…

238 hits