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Q&A: Is Colorado
the Napa Valley of Weed?

Bloomberg Businessweek, by Eric Spitznagel

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Posted By:bemused conservative, 4/4/2013 8:34:47 AM

Matt Brown and James Walker, two Denver-based entrepreneurs, recently launched the world’s first marijuana tourism company, My 420 Tours. A business like this—imagine a guided tour of the California wine country, but with bongs instead of wine bottles—wouldn’t have been possible without Amendment 64, which was passed by Colorado voters in November and essentially makes recreational marijuana use legal in the state. The first vacation package offered by My 420 Tours will happen during World Cannabis Week in late April; prices range from $499 for a three-day trip to $849 for a VIP five-day trip.

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Never underestimate the power of private enterprise in a well-regulated market.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 4/4/2013 8:49:52 AM     (No. 9258769)

entrepreneurship. capitalism. Is this a great country, or what. before you know it, we´re going to be fuel independent.

well, at least I can still dream...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 4/4/2013 9:05:45 AM     (No. 9258803)

Gives new meaning to 3 and 5 day trips.

Colorado will not believe the petty crime wave that follows this easing.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hotrod, 4/4/2013 9:31:45 AM     (No. 9258871)

Hopefully, the pot heads will all move to Colorado. It is a great place for the drug culture....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 4/4/2013 9:38:10 AM     (No. 9258887)

Are munchies included or do you need to bring your own?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dwillyc, 4/4/2013 9:48:40 AM     (No. 9258910)

All for a few days of self induced Schizoaffective disorder.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pearson365, 4/4/2013 9:51:18 AM     (No. 9258916)

I have a vision of Mary Janers riding about in RVs, eating chocolate cream pies, as they take 3 and 5 day "trips" around Colorado. John Denver´s "Rocky Mountain High, Colorado" will be theme song of Like Wow, Man, Tours.

Amsterdam, Zurich and other progressive European cities have all gone through the travails of legalized marijuana. Colorado will attract as well as create the stoners who overwhelm food kitchens, steal everything that isn´t bolted down, sleep in parks, turn alleyways and public areas into bathrooms and sell ever stronger drugs in order to make a living. Will not end nicely.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Axeman, 4/4/2013 10:11:51 AM     (No. 9258960)

Napa Valley is the Humbolt County of wine.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 4/4/2013 10:33:33 AM     (No. 9259006)

Anyone remember Haight Ashbury after the ´Summer of Love´? When the music died and the musicains left all that was left were homeless young hippies, murders and mayham. The entire place was left to the dregs.
That will be Colorado.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 4/4/2013 10:47:30 AM     (No. 9259041)

I do hope that these two pot heads are the first ones to speed down our curvy mountain
roads and suffer the consequences. We do not need drugs, we have enough drunks in denver, boulder etc.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SpinMaster, 4/4/2013 10:49:36 AM     (No. 9259046)

Colorado is the Golden Gate Park of Weed.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tank, 4/4/2013 10:51:19 AM     (No. 9259055)

Anybody tracking the increased sales of Funyons in Colorado?

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