Rocky Mountain High: The Colorado Dispensary Guide

Welcome to Colorado, the land of sweeping mountain vistas and vast, verdant fields of the herbal kind. With legalized recreational marijuana open to residents 21+, the Centennial State is now the Green State. With a myriad of different experiences, strains, and environments available, there’s something for everyone in Colorado, newbies and black belt holders alike. Just like trips to partake in the Portland’s best craft beers or Scotland’s finest whiskies, experiencing the best Colorado has to offer is just a plane flight away. Now we’re talking Mile High Club...no, not that kind, the other one.

Fresh Baked Dispensary, Boulder
With their knowledgeable staff and great selection, Fresh Baked Dispensary is the go-to spot for both beginners and serious aficionados. Situated on Pearl Street, the green spot was also the 2012 High Times Denver Cannabis Cup Winner, so they know what’s up, especially when it comes to Jack Flash, the crown jewel of their 20+ strains.

3D Cannabis, Denver
At 3D Cannabis, you’ll get the unique experience of watching nature’s finest plant thriving in the largest public viewing corridor in Colorado. With bragging rights as the location of the world’s first fully-legal weed transaction, you can now discover the place where the high times got started.

Doctor’s Guide, Denver
While there’s often a long line, it’s because of the daily deals, a welcome bonus for regular customers. For recreational marijuana enthusiasts, this lowe-key shopt is a reasonably priced haven for all things medical and recreational of the weed variety.

The Original Leaf, Aspen
When you’re not shredding down the slopes, head to The Original Leaf in Aspen for 100% Colorado grown marijuana and the perfect apres ski. In their commitment to excellence, Original Leaf is always researching new methods and organic materials to provide high quality cannabis and signature brand-infused products. You’ll also get to experience their exclusive dab bar, the classy, green equivalent to mixology.

The Canary’s Song, Nederland
Situated in the scenic foothills west of Boulder is Nederland, a laid-back mountain town and gateway to the mountains. Whether you need weed as a remedy for altitude sickness or to burn one down with friends, the helpful staff at The Canary’s Song, the town’s only dispensary, can assist beginners in picking the best type of strain for their needs and desires.

Happy Camper Canaibis, Bailey
Famous for its concentrates known as shatter, this dispensary in Bailey is a hot spot for serious, experienced tokers. Thankfully though (or dangerously) the Coney Island Hot Dog Stand is located around the corner and that could definitely be a problem.