There’s Colorado, and then there’s Aspen. Founded as a mining town about 140 years ago, Aspen has since morphed into a wealthy, world-famous ski resort.

During the winter months, the town sees its population swell with celebrities, die-hard ski bums, the very, very rich, and the service workers who attend to them all.

Even after the winter holidays, the area continues to attract tourists from all over the world with summer events like the annual Food & Wine Classic.

It’s a unique environment that, love it or hate it, has its own laid-back, pleasure dome vibe. And that unique vibe extends to Aspen’s recreational cannabis culture.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ Leafly.com

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