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NY Times hits Denver "Weedstock"

The New York Times reported on the inaugural National Cannabis Summit in Denver.

Excerpt:

If the $97 million in tax revenue that Andrew Freedman, Colorado's director of marijuana coordination, expects the state to earn this fiscal year cannot be described as a game-changer to a state whose all-funds budget for the fiscal year ending in June was $27 billion, you wouldn’t know it from the resultant swirl of activity.

If you have a layover at the Denver airport, you can, for about $300, hire a car to take you to a dispensary and then smoke in the vehicle (as one website puts it: "no driving sweeeeeeet"); there are also meals with cannabis pairings, and cannabis-infused bubble baths.

This thing could be bigger than cellphones and cupcakes.

Read the rest here.

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Eric is a Denver-based tech writer and guidebook wiz. Contact him here.
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