Florida may have legalized medical marijuana in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped Orlando International Airport from banning the substance on its property.
Several states having new marijuana laws have left people wondering not only where they can smoke it, but where they can travel with it.
Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati wants to visit the United States to promote Ross’ Gold, his Canadian cannabis brand; however, with Rebagliati having admitted past marijuana use, U.S. Border Agents have used a border policy to prevent him from entering the country.
Travel guru Rick Steves of PBS fame will make a four-day tour of Massachusetts in support of the state’s ballot question on legalizing marijuana. If affirmed by Massachusetts voters this November, Question 4 will allow, among other things, adults 21 years of age and older to “possess and cultivate marijuana in limited amounts,” as described by supporters.
On July 29, 2016, television star and medical marijuana activist Montel Williams was detained in Germany while on vacation with his family. According to TMZ, Williams was briefly detained at Frankfurt Airport after authorities in customs discovered a small bag of marijuana kief in his luggage.
A Denver company is going to try again to open a marijuana-themed resort in Colorado. The MaryJane Group Inc. (OTC Pink: MJMJ) said it’s signed a deal to operate Camp Bud+Breakfast at Aspen Canyon Ranch.
In August, hot on the heels of the Feb. 6, 2015, decriminalization decision in Jamaica, High Times obtained the first permit granted by the Minister of Justice to hold the island’s first legal marijuana-centered gathering.
This past June, the Flandreau Santee Sioux legalized the possession, consumption, cultivation and distribution of marijuana. This is in preparation for the tribe’s yearlong project of building the first-ever marijuana resort on a reservation.
Colorado and Washington both voted to legalize recreational marijuana statewide, opening the doors to a brand new industry and a brand new revenue stream. While the states seemed to welcome the new industry, there were clauses in both bills that allowed specific areas to place moratoriums on recreational marijuana.
Four states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but only Colorado and Washington have licensed dispensaries that can legally sell recreational cannabis.
Despite being medicinally legal in 23 states and completely legal in four states, there is still one place where marijuana has failed to make a breakthrough: airlines. Regardless of legal state’s rights, citizens have been unable to legally take marijuana with them on an airplane, but that is about to change.
The latest innovation in cannabis tourism and travel is carving out a niche among vacation and travel accommodation rental websites by offering access to cannabis-friendly lodging worldwide.
Despite marijuana being legal in numerous states, Denver, Colorado, is one of the primary travel destinations to celebrate 420 on April 20, 2015. Locals and travelers from around the globe find themselves here each year to celebrate cannabis culture.
While a pilgrimage to 420-friendly cities is nothing new—think Amsterdam—with the ever-increasing cannabis industry in the United States, interest is fueled and supported by companies who specialize in cannabis tourism.
It is high season at Colorado’s mountain resorts. Last year’s launch of recreational cannabis has created a mini-boom in tourists looking to shop at dispensaries.
Holiday travel is fraught with complications, but even more so for the medical marijuana patient. Can patients legally fly with their legitimately obtained medicine?
In the 1960s, a famous cigarette commercial played off the slogan, “I’d walk a mile for a camel.” Now, for 2015, the burning question for many states might be how far people will travel in order to buy legal marijuana.
On Jan. 1, Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana. A whole nation of weed smokers, from Texas to New York, lit one up to celebrate the news.
They came from near and far, converging in Las Vegas for a green-tinged celebration of hemp. Some had green T-shirts or green socks.
If someone came up to you and asked: where is the best weed in the world, how would you answer? Presumably, you would respond with one of the classics, a pioneer state with regard to legalization: Colorado or Washington.
In a valiant effort to attract a larger demographic to the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, attendees are encouraged to BYOW (bring-your-own-weed).
Strainwise VP speaks about his dispensary’s business tactics, marketing and more.
By Richard Farrell In 1971, when marijuana was still firmly in the closet, a bunch of California high school kids used the term 420 as their private code for pot. This helped them to remember to meet at 4:20 p.m. when school was out, to share their hobby in the shadow of a quiet wall.…
The motto of The Centennial State is “nil sine numine,” which means nothing without help from the powers above. Providence also means prudence, foresight and sagacity. Colorado had all three in abundance when it came to recognizing citizens’ rights to marijuana. Its wise decision has also sparked new business opportunities.
Nevada shell company Pladeo Corp. has announced intentions to provide a range of services in the marijuana sector. Targeted activities include providing advertising, entertainment, finance, marketing and lodging services. It is currently waiting for the FINRA to approve its new name, The MaryJane Group Inc. The company has already started rolling out services in downtown Denver.
Marijuana businesses capitalize on celebration of 420 as April 20, a pot holiday and Easter, approaches. In Denver, businesses use day to promote cannabis.
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