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High Country: A PAX party at Ajax
High Country: A PAX party at Ajax

March 14, 2019

It is one of the best ski seasons ever, and last week during a bluebird break in between storms, I had one of the best ski days ever on Ajax thanks to PAX Labs. Joining...


Snowmass council OKs pot rules on first reading
Snowmass council OKs pot rules on first reading

March 5, 2019

After talking pot at the town level for more than five-and-a-half years, in less than one month dispensaries will be legal in Snowmass Village. Snowmass Town Council on Monday unanimously approved on first reading the...




Colorado House OKs bill on medical marijuana use for autism

February 10, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s House has passed a bill allowing medical marijuana use to treat autism spectrum disorders. The bill had strong bipartisan support, passing 63-0 on Thursday. The Senate is expected to do the same, and...




High Country: Let’s talk about cannabis sex, baby
High Country: Let’s talk about cannabis sex, baby

February 7, 2019

Cannabis has long been linked to heightened sexual experiences and recently, more studies have come to light suggesting that small doses of THC and/or CBD, when taken before a session in between the sheets, are...


Growth of county, state marijuana sales levels off in 2018
Growth of county, state marijuana sales levels off in 2018

January 14, 2019

In Colorado, marijuana has become a billion-dollar business annually, but the latest sales reports from the Colorado Department of Revenue show the sharp surges seen over the last four years are now leveling off. Across...


High Country: 99 problems but cannabis ain’t one
High Country: 99 problems but cannabis ain’t one

January 10, 2019

On New Year’s Eve, the Aspen Police Department received a staggering 99 phone calls between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. According to Assistant Police Chief Bill Linn, it wasn’t a record-breaking year,...


High Country: Aspen’s Top 10 Cannabis Strains of 2018
High Country: Aspen’s Top 10 Cannabis Strains of 2018

December 27, 2018

While the mega-marijuana websites of the world like Leafly and Weedmaps serve as go-to resources for finding strain and dispensary reviews, it’s more often than not a challenge to find the exact information you’re seeking....



High Country: 2018 Cannabis Connoisseurs Gift Guide
High Country: 2018 Cannabis Connoisseurs Gift Guide

December 20, 2018

1. Kush Kards, $8 Stamped with hilarious high-minded greetings and only made better with the option of inserting a pre-rolled joint right on the front, Kush Kards are the holiday card to trump all others...



High Country: Hello, Beboe
High Country: Hello, Beboe

December 13, 2018

For a cannabis company The New York Times coined as “the Hermès of Marijuana,” it makes perfect sense for its first wave of interstate expansion to land in Aspen. Launched in Los Angeles in 2017,...




High Country: Arcview at altitude
High Country: Arcview at altitude

November 22, 2018

MJBizCon, marijuana’s first official, national trade show started in 2012. Since then, it has grown to hosting ancillary events in Toronto and New Orleans and earlier this month, welcomed 27,600 attendees and more than 1,000...