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  1. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Offers Intriguing Tourism Possibilities For Maine

    Could Maine's famous tourism attractions include cannabis social clubs in hotels, or "bud-and-breakfast" inns complete with in-room vaporizers and cannabis gift bags? What about farm-to-table dinners with marijuana-infused ingredients? Possibly, said attorneys who offered opinions about the...
  2. Ron Strider

    Could Cannabis Be A Tourist Attraction For Nevada

    Tourism officials in Nevada are exploring how legal cannabis could attract visitors to the Silver State. In an email, the Nevada Division of Tourism said the topic of cannabis is set to be included in its upcoming marketing research. Nevada recently became the fifth state to permit...
  3. Blew Hiller

    Cannabis Tourism in Maine - Thoughts & Ideas?

    Maine just legalized and retail won't be online until at least Feb 2018 (due to a delayed referendum included in the law...they are basically trying to figure out how to tax it). In the meantime, it is legal for 21+ to use cannabis and, for Maine residents 21+, to cultivate, possess, and give...
  4. K

    CA: Creating Humboldt County's Marijuana Tourism Market

    For Matt Kurth, the essentials of life have come through his love of the outdoors and organic gardening. And cannabis. When he tried to blend two of these passions and grow marijuana one year, he found that he had his work cut out for him. "I wanted to be a grower and then I tried it and...
  5. K

    Just 12 Percent Of Visitors Use Marijuana, Says Colorado Tourism Panel

    Yes, tourists are coming to Colorado for the weed - but just not as many as you might think. In fact, according to a state-subsidized survey, only 12 percent of visitors to this state visit a dispensary. Although tourism boosters shied away from discussing marijuana right after recreational...
  6. K

    CO: Cannabis Tourism Could Soon Come With A Little Bit Of Education From The State

    Cathy Ritter, director of the Colorado Tourism Office, told the Denver Post that Colorado.com could soon provide information about marijuana laws. "It's just good practice to make certain visitors have a good understanding, a good perception on what to expect when they come to visit any...
  7. K

    Jamaica Turns To Cannabis In Hopes Of Getting A Tourism High

    Montego Bay, Jamaica, Tuesday September 6, 2016 — Jamaica is trying to cash in on the multi-billion-dollar health and wellness tourism sector that several Caribbean countries are turning to in order to boost visitor numbers, but it won't be traditional medicine it plans to use to reach a high in...
  8. K

    CO: Ganja-Preneurs Create Customized Experiences That Combine Recreation And Cannabis

    When Joel Schneider first began doing business in Colorado, he wasn't planning on entering the cannabis industry. At the time, he was commuting back and forth from New York, managing several business ventures in Denver. Retail marijuana sales had recently been made legal in Colorado. "I...
  9. K

    South-Western Jamaica Identified For Cannabis-Infused Health, Wellness Centre

    St James, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the Government is looking at lands in south-western Jamaica for the establishment of a health and wellness centre to enhance the tourism product. Speaking at the opening of the Caribbean Cannabis Conference at the Montego Bay...
  10. K

    The Future Of Marijuana Tourism In San Francisco

    California makes more money just on medical cannabis than Colorado, Washington and Oregon combined make on recreational, no-card-required, anyone-over-21-can-just-walk-up-and-buy-it cannabis. We'll leave them in a cloud of smoke if Prop. 64 passes this November and allows for the same...
  11. K

    CO: Marijuana Has Less Impact Than Thought On Tourism

    Denver — Legal marijuana does not positively or negatively impact tourism in Colorado, according to state officials. The Colorado Tourism Office revisited the marijuana tourism question after a report presented in December 2015 stated that marijuana laws influenced vacation decisions nearly...
  12. K

    Where's The Money? Marijuana Initiative Not Funded By Construction, Tourism Industry

    Who is funding the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol? It's not tourism, that's for sure. And the construction/contractor industry wants no part of it. When signatures were filed during the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act last week, Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like...
  13. R

    Could Nevada One Day Lead The Cannabis Tourism Industry?

    If there's one thing Las Vegas wants to do — it's attract more tourists. Even with 42 million visitors last year, the question always remains how to get that number even higher. The answer might lie in a new industry known as cannabis tourism. That's right — travel options that center...
  14. J

    Colorado: Cannabis Tours, Bud Hotels Popular With Visitors

    At the Bud+Breakfast at the Adagio, which bills itself as a cannabis-friendly lodge, visitors to Colorado looking to get a whiff of the local weed scene can wake up to the smell of pot wafting through the foyer and dining rooms of what have become known as "bud-and-breakfasts." Mornings begin...
  15. J

    Marijuana Takes The Tourism Industry Of Colorado To New Highs

    Marijuana businesses have long proclaimed that cannabis is drawing visitors to Colorado. Now they have proof. A study commissioned by the Colorado Tourism Office and presented to the office's board of directors on Wednesday shows legal weed as a growing motivator for trips to Colorado –...