“And everybody’s high–ighhh–ighhhhh!!!” — John Denver, “Rocky Mountain High.”
When state legislators decided a few years ago that Colorado needed a state song, they chose “Rocky Mountain High.” When they later decided Colorado needed a state weed, they chose weed.
Yes, pot is now legal in Colorado. Even here in Aspen we’re infested with nearly a dozen seedy pot stores. I’ve wondered, is getting high on pot better than getting high on mountains?
To answer that question, I recently slipped into a Colorado pot shop. I imagined I was cool.
All hell broke loose. I thought maybe I’d walked in on a robbery. But no, it was just reefer madness. Continue reading