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JUNE 2014


20 Just the Facts
Yes, marijuana is legal in Colorado — but rules still apply. By Amber Taufen
24 Colorado Centers
Our updated guide to the state’s dispensaries.
IIHBAL If PHY
Keep your head in the (smoke) clouds with our guide to a hempy summer.
By William Breathes
n January 1, 2014, Colorado became the first state in the country to allow stores to sell recreational marijuana—and the rush to the Rockies began. Friends, relatives and distant acquaintances began calling Coloradans, making plans to enjoy a real Rocky Mountain high. To help entertain the tourism troops rolling into town this summer, here’s our first Ask a Stoner vacation guide.
Where to Stay
Note that all hotel rooms in Colorado are non-smoking unless otherwise designated — and smoking herb in a nonsmoking room will get you the same fine that smoking a cigarette would. Still, there are several low-budget hotels, like La Quinta, that have smoking rooms, and if you want to step it up while on vacation (or stay-cation), check out the Warwick Hotel on the edge of downtown for a
room with a balcony view west, toward the mountains, or east, overlookingDen-ver’s Uptown neighborhood. It’s been a favorite for years of late-night partiers who are here for concerts at Red Rocks and the Fillmore.
Heading to Boulder for a night? The Millennium Hotel has reasonably priced rooms with balconies, and it’s within walking distance of the University of Colorado campus andallofthefoodand shopping options on the Hill. If you really want to step up your game, get a suite at the swanky St. Julien in downtown Boulder. It isn’t cheap, but the suite-level balcony views of the Flatirons and the downtown mall are priceless.
And some of the best stoner accommodations aren’t hotels at all. We highly suggest checking out airbnb.com, where people rent out their extra space — anything from a daybed to an entire house. You can search for 420-friendly spots all over Colorado, including some choice locations in Denver, Breckenridge, Aspen and Vail. Not only that, but if you’re renting directly from a fellow toker, it’s likely that your continued on page 10
The Chronicle is published by Westword, 969 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203; the contents are copyright 2014 by Voice Media Group.
Have a question or comment on cannabis in Colorado? Send it to marijuana@westword.com or call our potline, 303-293-2222.
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