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The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan

Keep the Party Going in the Rockies


4. Insider’s Tip

Due to the rising popularity of medical marijuana in Colorado, Breckenridge legalized possession of the drug in November 2009. It's legal for anyone over 21 to possess up to an ounce of the green stuff. It's not quite Amsterdam—there are no pot cafés and you'll be hard-pressed to find any dealers on Main Street. Smoking on the slopes is banned, and toking behind the wheel of a rental car could lead to a DUI.

Published on Jan 28, 2010 as a web exclusive.

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