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On December 31, while most of the country snuck their tokes from one-hitters and vape pens, Denver went all-in. Cannabis Tours — the first company to sell guided adventures to potheads the world over — teamed up with CNN for the network’s New Year’s Eve celebration with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen. While they manned the desk in New York, correspondent Randi Kaye ventured onto the tour company’s Canni-Bus in the Mile High City to relay all the action.
Things kicked off with joints, bongs, and water bottles being passed around by tour guides Mike Eymer, Heidi Keyes, and Lady Ganja, and tiaras, shiny cone hats, champagne, and noise-blowers were also included in the tour package.
Then, around 6:30 p.m., CNN went live in Denver for the first time that night. “I’m trying to remember where we are,” Kaye said live on-air. “Where am I?”
CNN correspondent Randi Kaye on the Canni-Bus; photo by Randy Robinson
We were at Medicine Man, one of Denver’s biggest dispensaries. This was my first excursion with Cannabis Tours (although I’ve known Eymer personally for a while now), so I let the newcomers go ahead of me. Riders could pop in…