Residents of Colorado will be missing out on the 4/20 Cypress Hill Cannabis Cup concert this year as it moves to a smaller Southern California venue. Does this downsize represent something more significant for the Colorado cannabis event industry?
Cypress Hill’s 4/20 misfortune
The 2016 Colorado Cannabis Cup was supposed to be held on 4/20 this year but had its permit denied by Adams County commissioners, deeming the event unsafe for the public. They say that law enforcement has warned that too many people (15,000+) would be trying to sample large doses of marijuana products in public.
The organizers then attempted to move the event to southern Colorado and eventually gave up, knowing that they didn’t have enough time to organize a world class event. And now the only High Times 4/20 event that is scheduled for Denver residents has been downgraded to a 1700 capacity venue.
Previously, the Cypress Hill concert was to be held in the 6,500 capacity 1stBank…