Articles tagged “drugs”

U.S. Airline Pilot Drug Screening Will Include Opioids Under New Law

U.S. Airline Pilot Drug Screening Will Include Opioids Under New Law

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

The U.S. isn't the only country dealing with a widespread opioid crisis and other countries, too, should adopt similar measures to help root out dangers to travelers.

1 year ago

Colorado Resorts Fret Over Pot-Induced Rocky Mountain Highs

Colorado Resorts Fret Over Pot-Induced Rocky Mountain Highs

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

Growing pains. And you know what helps ease pain?

4 years ago

Tourists in Amsterdam Warned About ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Cocaine

Tourists in Amsterdam Warned About ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Cocaine

Corina Ruhe, Bloomberg

Tourists are often an easy target for crime as they're unfamiliar with the customs and products of a destination. Amsterdam is doing the best it can to raise awareness of the problem.

4 years ago

Colorado Pot Tourism Means a New Kind of Green This Holiday Season

Colorado Pot Tourism Means a New Kind of Green This Holiday Season

Duane D. Stanford and Kevin Orland, Bloomberg

Colorado still has so many issues to work through before we know what effect pot tourism really has on the economy, both good and bad. Let's focus on the real numbers behind the groovy headlines.

4 years ago

Conflicting Marijuana Laws in U.S. States Create Conflict for Travelers

Conflicting Marijuana Laws in U.S. States Create Conflict for Travelers

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Like guns or any other regulated objects, travelers must think twice when crossing state lines or risk ending up in jail.

4 years ago

Colorado Marijuana Tourism Is Growing Like a Weed

Colorado Marijuana Tourism Is Growing Like a Weed

Colin Covert, Star Tribune

We can't wait to see how Colorado's tourism boards begin marketing the new, popular activity.

4 years ago

Meth Makers Pose a Serious Challenge for Indiana Hotel Owners

Meth Makers Pose a Serious Challenge for Indiana Hotel Owners

Chris Meyers, Associated Press

This isn't a problem confined to Indiana nor is meth making the only illegal activities that often take place in hotel rooms. There isn't a simple solution to either widespread issue.

4 years ago

Denver Airport Realizing It Doesn’t Have a Marijuana Problem

Denver Airport Realizing It Doesn’t Have a Marijuana Problem

Associated Press

In comparison, the TSA has found 10 guns at screening points in Denver Airport since late March.

4 years ago

The New Colorado Short-Term Rental Company Is Airbnb, But for Stoners

The New Colorado Short-Term Rental Company Is Airbnb, But for Stoners

Associated Press

Pretty sure people are already getting Rocky Mountain High on the existing Airbnb.

5 years ago

Colorado Hospitality Experts Weigh In on Marijuana Travel Planning

Colorado Hospitality Experts Weigh In on Marijuana Travel Planning

Heather Timmons, Quartz

After the initial buzz wears off, marijuana will become but one of many attractions to Colorado's rich offering for visitors.

5 years ago

Colorado Readies for Pot Tourism After Legal Sales Start on January 1

Colorado Readies for Pot Tourism After Legal Sales Start on January 1

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

Making recreational use of marijuana legal has as much of an impact on a destination's tourism industry as its local economy. Governments and entrepreneurs are figuring out how to cater to visitors without upsetting the new industry.

5 years ago

Uruguay Isn’t Looking to Attract Drug Tourists With Pending Pot Legalization

Uruguay Isn’t Looking to Attract Drug Tourists With Pending Pot Legalization

Leonardo Haberkorn, Associated Press

Uruguay leaders argue they are trying to regulate a black market, not brand themselves a drug destination. But it will be tough to regulate illegal sales even after legalization.

5 years ago