Denver Marijuana Church to Open on 4/20

Denver’s first marijuana church will open their doors to new members on none other than April 20 (4/20).

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A look inside the International Church of Cannabis.

The International Church of Cannabis will open on April 20 in Denver’s West Washington Park. The church – ran by the nonprofit Elevation Ministries – will serve as a “spiritual home to adults who seek to become the best version of themselves by way of the cannabis flower — a sacrament regarded as a gift from the universal creative force.”

“Church members are called Elevationists,” according to a Wednesday press release. “Our lifestance is that an individual’s spiritual journey, and search for meaning, is one of self-discovery — and one that may be accelerated and deepened with cannabis use.”

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Indiana Cannabis Church Sues State Over Laws Prohibiting Cannabis Use

cannabischurchThe First Church of Cannabis, located in Indianapolis, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the city and the state of Indiana, claiming laws against possession and use of cannabis infringe on its religious beliefs.

The First Church of Cannabis, formed after the passage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Act, filed its lawsuit in Marion Circuit Court in Indianapolis, naming multiple defendants including Governor Mike Pence.

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