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Blazing Puns

Colorado’s medical marijuana shops achieve new highs in lowbrow, stoner wordplay.


When the Centennial State’s medicinal marijuana business went from sticky to leafy to fully packed, it inspired legions of budding entrepreneurs to explore previously uncut frontiers of pun-y cleverness—ideas they hashed out, no doubt, in smoke-filled rooms. We thought it was time to peer through the haze and see which ones have cropped up most memorably. (Note: Given the industry’s hit-or-miss nature, some of these buzzes may have been killed by the time you read this.)

Medically Minded


Only in Colorado

Seemed Funny at the Time

Puns and Idioms

Sort of Corporate

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