In this article, The Durango Herald covers Pot Tourism, spreading into the mountains and happening in Durango Colorado. Telluride, the nearest Colorado city to have recreational pot shops, has had little visible impact, locals said. Pot tourism is “not even a blip on the radar” so far, said Michael Martelon, president and CEO of Telluride Tourism Bureau. “People are not going to take a trip for marijuana,” he said. Telluride has had legal recreational pot since Jan. 1. A Telluride hotelier said guests often are curious. “Definitely once people get into town, we are queried at the front desk where one can purchase marijuana here in town,” said Ray Farnsworth, general manager of the New Sheridan Hotel. Read more about marijuana tourism hitting the Colorado mountains in this article.
Pot Tourism Expands to Durango
May 30, 2014