Colorado's Denver County is adding cannabis-themed contests to its 2014 summer fair. It's the first time pot plants will stand alongside tomato plants and homemade jam in competition for a blue ribbon.There won't actually be any marijuana at the fairgrounds. The judging will be done off-site, with photos showing the winning entries. And a live joint-rolling contest will be done with oregano, not pot.

Tip for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Take It Slow With Edibles | This past month marked the first month of legal marijuana sales in Colorado and the United States as a whole, and as a retail worker in one of Denver’s busiest marijuana shops, I’ve seen firsthand just how many different people are very curious and excited about legal marijuana.

General William Palmer - Founder of Colorado Springs. One of the major historical oversights of the show is that Colorado Springs was not technically founded until 1871, by General William Palmer, and was mainly a resort town. There were no saloons, as Palmer declared Colorado Springs to be alcohol-free. Colorado Springs stayed "dry" until the end of Prohibition in 1933. However, nearby towns, including Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs did permit saloons.

Although hemp and marijuana look and smell the same, the two cannabis plants are quite different. (From PBS NewsHour)

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Inhale or ingest? One of cannabis culture's timeless questions. As it turns out, there are some pretty significant differences between the two main methods for imbibing the miracle plant that is cannabis. And that's a good …

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