KUSH Magazine Hosts a Mile High Weekend: Largest Cannabis Convention in U.S. Takes Root in Denver This Weekend

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) - Amid a budding medical marijuana industry in the Mile High City, Denver, this weekend, will host the largest cannabis convention in U.S. history at the Colorado Convention Center. Hosted by KUSH Magazine and DailyBuds.com, an online source and "Facebook-like" connection about the growing medical marijuana industry, the convention will draw industry representatives from Holland, Italy and all 50 states, and will boast over 300 booths featuring everything from holistic healing to glass blowing, and a town hall meeting featuring elected officials from the city, state and federal level.

"I am thrilled to be able to bring the largest Cannabis Convention in history to Denver -- a convention that shows the incredible professionalism that this industry is experiencing in a city that is showing how cannabis can help both people and business," stated Michael Lerner, founder of KUSH Magazine and DailyBuds.com.

The weekend event will focus on entertainment and education for the industry. Highlighted by numerous events including a meet and greet with Cypress Hill and the early release of their new album, 420, exclusively for attendees, as well as cannabis cooking classes with 8 Rivers owner, Chef Scott Durrah, and cannabis cooking expert Chef Herb. There will also be a fashion show featuring hemp wedding gowns, a class about growing marijuana, and a "Know Your Rights" legal Panel with Warren Edson, Brian Vicente and Rob Corry to discuss your rights and responsibilities.

A legislative panel featuring elected officials from city, state and federal levels, including Congressman Jared Polis, will conduct a town hall meeting during the event to discuss the future of the medical marijuana industry, scheduled from 1:45-2:30 p.m. at the Convention Center. 

The Colorado Cannabis Convention runs Friday, April 2nd from 4-10pm and Saturday, April 3rd from 10am-10pm. Tickets are available to the general public for $15. For more information, visit http://www.dailybuds.com 

About Michael Lerner, KUSH Magazine and DailyBuds.com

Michael Lerner, 48, is an entrepreneur whose resume includes forming baseball camps for children and adults and the Executive Producer of the 2007 movie "Three Days to Vegas," starring Peter Falk and Rip Torn.

Along with Lerner, Kush magazine CEO Bob Selan, 55, a lawyer and co-founder of the baseball camp, created DailyBuds.com. The social networking site has become a staple of the industry receiving over 11 million page views per day.

Kush Colorado's magazine includes outstanding editorial on the lifestyle and industry that is growing in Colorado and across the nation. Colorado is the magazine's first foray outside Los Angeles, but it won't be the last.

Kush Michigan and clones in several other cities in California and Oregon are expected to roll off the presses shortly. Each magazine will feature locally-generated content. With medical-marijuana laws on the books in 14 states, Lerner expects the Kush brand to circulate in 34 cities by year end.

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