Articles tagged “marijuana”

Los Angeles Airport Grapples With Conflicted U.S. Approach to Marijuana

Los Angeles Airport Grapples With Conflicted U.S. Approach to Marijuana

John Rogers, Associated Press

What a legal mess.

5 months ago

Las Vegas Opens a Marijuana Museum Built for the Social Media Era

Las Vegas Opens a Marijuana Museum Built for the Social Media Era

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

What happens in Vegas, at least at this particular museum devoted to pot, will likely be splashed all over social media. And that's by design.

5 months ago

Travel From Canada to the U.S. Could Be Complicated by Legal Marijuana

Travel From Canada to the U.S. Could Be Complicated by Legal Marijuana

Greg Quinn, Bloomberg

Tension between the U.S. and Canada was already worsening under the Trump administration, and now, casual visitors from Canada may have something new to worry about.

5 months ago

Pot Tourism Is Growing But Some Destinations Still Take a Sober Approach

Pot Tourism Is Growing But Some Destinations Still Take a Sober Approach

Dan Peltier, Skift

Pot tourism isn't the first trend to get the cold shoulder from the travel industry. Just ask the LGBTQ and black travel communities, for example. Travelers will likely spend millions of dollars on pot, anyway, and will find out how to do so with or without the travel industry's help.

10 months ago

U.S. Pot Tourism Growth Symbolized in Development of Small Town in California

U.S. Pot Tourism Growth Symbolized in Development of Small Town in California

Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg

We're not sold on some places making bets that weed will be the rebirth of their local economies but pot tourism has definitely proved it can bring more revenue into states where the drug has been legalized.

2 years ago

Pot Tourism Is Cutting Into Denver’s Restaurant Profits, Workforce

Pot Tourism Is Cutting Into Denver’s Restaurant Profits, Workforce

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

When one sector of tourism blooms, it can have unforeseen impact on other sectors.

2 years ago

Las Vegas New Year’s Will See Much Partying, Security and Legalized Marijuana

Las Vegas New Year’s Will See Much Partying, Security and Legalized Marijuana

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press

Recreational marijuana gets legalized in Nevada starting January 1. The development shouldn't hurt tourism to Sin City and may provide a boost.

2 years ago

Federal Law Keeps Colorado From Promoting Marijuana Tourism

Federal Law Keeps Colorado From Promoting Marijuana Tourism

Associated Press

Once the federal threat disappears, we're banking that "It's High Time You Got to Colorado" will be the next great state tourism slogan.

2 years ago

Colorado Is Rethinking Marijuana Limits on Pot Tourists

Colorado Is Rethinking Marijuana Limits on Pot Tourists

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

What Colorado is seeing now with pot tourism, few other states will be able to experience when all the laws change. It has a chance to both set a standard and make some money.

3 years ago

Colorado’s New Tourism Director Wants to Talk About Marijuana on Statewide Tour

Colorado’s New Tourism Director Wants to Talk About Marijuana on Statewide Tour

Associated Press

For many travelers, particularly pot enthusiasts, it's more about educating them on what else Colorado offers when they want to take a break from certain recreational activities than convincing travelers to visit the state. Ritter's work will involve reminding travelers of the state's roots and unique offerings as marijuana inevitably won't be a differentiator forever.

3 years ago

Colorado Ski Resorts Worried About Impact of Marijuana Tourism

Colorado Ski Resorts Worried About Impact of Marijuana Tourism

Kristen Wyatt , Associated Press

There's little reason that the opening of legalized stories in Colorado selling pot should adversely impact the state's tourism business. On the other hand, if resort operators believe they will be able to dissuade patrons from imbibing, then they are hallucinating. Especially in areas of the state where voters heavily approved the marijuana legalization effort.

5 years ago

Marijuana Tour Operators in Jamaica Look to Cash in on Legalization Trend

Marijuana Tour Operators in Jamaica Look to Cash in on Legalization Trend

David McFadden, Associated Press

Several U.S. states and Uruguay are on the road to legalization and a drug tourism boom, which is fueling the efforts of advocates in other countries like Mexico and Jamaica.

5 years ago