tourists

  1. Ron Strider

    Tourists Roll Up For Morocco's Cannabis Trail

    It may not feature in Morocco's official tourism brochures but cannabis attracts thousands of visitors a year to the North African country. At a hotel bar in the northern region of Ketama, German tourist Beatrix made no attempt to hide the joint she was rolling. The 57-year-old said she...
  2. Ron Strider

    Oregon's Pot Tourism Industry Off To A Slow Start

    Tucked away on the edge of Forest Park, Margie Rikert operates a quiet bed and breakfast from her home in Northwest Portland. She's one of a just a few homes listed on the website KushTourism.com that markets itself as being pot-friendly to tourists. "Thirty percent of our population was...
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    NV: How Does Recreational Marijuana Affect Tourism?

    Las Vegas - In the next part of 13 Action News series of reports on marijuana, what sorts of people does recreational marijuana attract to Colorado or potentially Nevada? More police are patrolling in Denver and private security guards were hired with the influx of tourists visiting Colorado...
  4. 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...
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    'Disappointed Tourists' Must Wait, Says Alaska Marijuana Advocate

    An Alaska marijuana advocate says the state is making progress towards legalization, even if it's not fast enough for some Canadian tourists. "Weekly, I hear from tourists who come up and are confused because they couldn't find the open shops yet," says Leif Abel, who chairs the Alaska...
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    Cannabis Clubs Provide A Valuable Service

    Cannabis clubs have been in the news a lot, from the front page of the News-Miner to the top news story on TV to the community perspectives on the opinion page. It is a new industry, and the new business is causing some concern and trepidation. But very little has been said about why Fairbanks...