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The Cannabist: High Times Changes Ownership

High Times changes ownership; investors include Marley son, Colorado cannabis power players By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff High Times is entering a new era. The magazine started by a marijuana smuggler in the 1970s now has outside ownership for the first time, in a reported acquisition this week by California-based investment firm Oreva Capital, […]

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Westword: Denver Entrepreneurs Purchase High Times Magazine

Iconic High Times Sells for $70 Million to Denver Pot Entrepreneurs, Damien Marley BY THOMAS MITCHELL OF DENVER WESTWORD High Times has a new home with familiar faces. The longtime torchbearer for marijuana media was sold to Oreva Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment group that includes Denver pot entrepreneur Kayvan Khalatbari and reggae musician and royalty […]

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SF Chronicle: Sexpot Comedy’s Kayvan Khalatbari & Others Purchase High Times Magazine.

High Times magazine sells to Bob Marley’s son, others By Ed Murrieta of the San Francisco Chronicle The youngest son of reggae star Bob Marley as well as wealthy legal pot sellers from Colorado have taken control of High Times magazine, the storied counterculture media brand known around the world. A consortium of entertainment and […]

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Denverite: 3 Course Comedy & The Narrators Are Tonight!

Things to do in Denver today, May 31: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” The Narrators and 3 Course Comedy By Ashley Dean of Denverite (An excerpt of the article) For their next evening of storytelling, The Narrators will focus entirely on refugees. They’ll share their stories on the theme of “home” starting at 8 […]

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Denverite: Cartoons & Comedy, Lucha Libre & Laughs Best Bet Shows

Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 25-28 By Ashley Dean of Denverite This weekend in Weird Denver: drunk Shakespeare, gallery tours from teens, lucha libre and comedy, two ways to see “Rocky Horror” and more. Best bet: Cartoons & Comedy 50th Show Spectacular. The Pussy Bros are taking over with Geoff tate (The High Court, Getting […]

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3 Sexpot Comedy Shows Made Westword’s 5/25-5/30 Top 10!

Ten Things to Do in Denver for Under $10 (Eight Free) By Westword Staff Denver residents rightfully complain that our city is pricing out artists. Even so, the local creative scene is thriving – for the time being. While cash-strapped Denverites have less and less disposable income to devote toward leisure, adventurous and thrifty locals are […]

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Weeding Out The Stoned named a Westword Top 10 event this week

Ten Things to Do in Denver for Under $10 (Six Free) BY BYRON GRAHAM OF DENVER WESTWORD Bored and broke Denverites needn’t hide away. Fun can be had for $10 and under all weekend long. Whether you’re a comedy nerd, a burlesque aficionado, thirsty for mimosas or a dog-owning brewhound, you owe yourself a look at […]

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Sexpot Comedy’s May Newsletter: Weeding Out The Stoned & More

The summer comedy season is about to begin! While spring has just begun, summer is quickly approaching! With it comes lots of touring comedians, festivals, and a score of opportunities to see some premium live comedy right here in Denver! We’ve been keeping ourselves busy at Sexpot Comedy lately. Among other happenings, Hidden America with Jonah Ray Season 2 […]

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Marijuana Social Consumption Draft Rules Finalized

Draft of Rules and Regulations for Marijuana Social Consumption Finalized BY KATE MCKEE SIMMONS OF DENVER WESTWORD After six months of meetings, the Social Consumption Advisory Committee, tasked with implementing Initiative 300, has finalized rules and regulations for social consumption. Businesses interested in allowing patrons to consume marijuana in Designated Consumption Areas (DCA) must pay a […]

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Westword: Lobbyist Cindy Sovine-Miller and Colorado’s Legislature

Lobbyist Cindy Sovine-Miller Is a Growing Force at the Colorado Legislature BY JOEL WARNER OF DENVER WESTWORD It’s 9 a.m. on the last Friday in April, and under the gold dome of the Colorado State Capitol building, there are just eight working days remaining until the 2017 session adjourns on May 10, and the legislature is […]

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