Proof of a Pot Tourism Boost in Colorado

By: Friday April 11, 2014 10:45 am

The opening of the first recreational pot shops in Colorado seems to have created a noticeable boost to the state’s important tourism industry. According to, in the three months since the first marijuana shops opened the city of Denver has seen a dramatic 25 percent increase in hotel searches compared to the same three [...]

Pot-Friendly Colorado Has Two of the Top Ten Most Satisfied Cities

By: Friday April 11, 2014 9:10 am

Marijuana reform friendly Colorado is apparently full of satisfied people according to Gallup. The Fort Collins-Loveland is the urban area where most people said they were satisfied with their local community from 2012-2013, and Boulder, CO took the fourth place spot. This gives Colorado the impressive honor of being the only state to have two cities [...]

All Future Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Should Include Home Growing

By: Thursday April 3, 2014 12:12 pm

As marijuana legalization spreads to more states in the coming years activists should push to include a limited home growing provision in any bill or ballot initiative. It is going increasingly clear that the three major arguments against this are either weak or unfounded. Popular Support – The main reason the Washington State campaign didn’t [...]

Mere Proximity to Legal Pot Seems to Increase Support for Reform

By: Friday March 21, 2014 6:01 am

The more people see and experience marijuana, the  more supportive of legalization they tend to become. This is one of the strongest things going for the pro-reform movement and means that support may not just continue to steadily increase but may actually accelerate as it spreads. It is well known that on a personal level [...]

Poll Confirms Support for Marijuana Legalization Has Grown in Colorado Since Implementation

By: Wednesday March 19, 2014 11:27 am

So far there is no indication in popular opinion of any blowback from marijuana legalization in Colorado. The people there have now been able to experience having recreational marijuana stores in the state for over two months, and support for legalization has increased modestly in that time. Currently, 57 percent of voters think marijuana should [...]

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