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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Dispensaries in Colorado, August 2016

August 2, 2016


August 2016

The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every month. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Colorado. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the state based on customer feedback metrics* and reviews of each location’s quality, service, and atmosphere. Check out the Leafly List FAQ for more information on how dispensaries are ranked.

The Leafly List is based on 100% objective customer feedback and data collected by Leafly. Businesses CANNOT pay for a spot on the list.

1. Preferred Organic Therapy & Wellness

1569 S Colorado Blvd Denver, CO

Preferred Organic Therapy & Wellness medical marijuana and recreational cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado

Preferred Organic Therapy is a recreational and medical cannabis dispensary based out of Denver. Its vision is to empower patients with a revolutionary approach to maintaining wellness for the mind and body. Stop by and chat with the professional, knowledgeable staff to find the right cannabis for you.

Index: 94.815

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“I used to be a medical patient years ago when I lived in Colorado, but this was my first chance to go to a recreational store. Budtender Nate was super great – knowledgable [sic] and informative without at all being a know-it-all or pretentious. The buds he helped me select are all top-notch quality and the prices are more than reasonable. I would absolutely recommend P.O.T to anyone, but especially first time recreational buyers. ” –SomeKindaDude

2. The Joint

4735 W. 38th Ave Denver, CO

The Joint medical marijuana and recreational cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado

The Joint serves medical and recreational cannabis consumers alike from their location on West 38th Avenue near downtown Denver. Its signature strain offering, Voodoo, is always on the menu, and keeps patrons coming back for more.

Index: 94.295

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“The joint has to be the best dispensary i have visited so far. The prices are super cheap and i loved the service. Definitely going back next time i’m in town.” –Shay1028

3. Lightshade – 6th Ave

745 East 6th Ave Denver, CO

Lightshade - 6th Avenue medical marijuana and recreational cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado

Established in 2011, Lightshade is known for its high-end genetics and potent cannabis. Among four locations, the 6th Avenue store stands out for offering a wide selection of product and outstanding service.

Index: 94.225

Last Month: #5

What People are Saying:

“Top notch place! I love the ambience, the selection and the location! I shall return! Thanks!!” –mightyjoeblunt

4. Kind Love

4380 E. Alameda Ave Denver, CO

Kind Love medical and recreational cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado

Kind Love serves top shelf cannabis, concentrates, and edibles in a comfortable and upscale environment. With a focus on meeting the needs of medical marijuana patients, Kind Love’s budtenders give each visitor an individual consultation to find the right strains and products for their specific ailments.

Index: 93.575

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“Great people and very knowledgeable. Relaxed environment and the only place I’ll go even if it’s a 2 hour drive each way.” –dktower

5. Botanico

3054 Larimer St. Denver, CO

Bowls of cannabis buds

Botanico is praised for its consistency and superior quality. Its cannabis is accessible to all, with an exceptional price-to-quality ratio and an expansive menu that will surely have something you’re looking for.

Index: 93.31

Last Month: #14

What People are Saying:

“Located in the RiNo district of Denver & I can not say enough good about Botanico…I love the staff, their Royal Jelly & Live Resin is LOUD-FIRE! They take security seriously & have a pretty simple way of getting you processed. As a Budtender in the industry, Botanico is 100% always one of a few [dispensaries] I take my friends to.” –1Bird2Stoned

6. Lightshade – Havana

503 Havana St. Aurora, CO

Lightshade - Havana medical marijuana and recreational cannabis dispensary in Aurora, Colorado

Established in 2011, Lightshade is known for its high-end genetics and potent cannabis. With four locations to chose from, you’re sure to find a Lightshade in your neighborhood. Come see why the team at Lightshade says “the difference is night and day.”

Index: 93.27

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“Every time I have been to this location I have always left with a big smile on my face. Lightshade-Havana has excellent products along with outstanding and friendly front desk & staff!” –MikeFraser

7. L’Eagle Services

380 Quivas St. Denver, CO

L’Eagle cultivates all of its own cannabis in-house, using professional horticulturalists who specialize in organic and sustainable growing. All of the location’s flowers are pesticide-free and L’Eagle even offer to pay the tax for all local Colorado residents. Its slow-dried cannabis is cured for a minimum of 60 days, helping each strain reach its full potential.

Index: 91.78

Last Month: #21

What People are Saying:

“This place had a great selection of heavy hitting, organically grown strains. My budtender was very knowledgeable [sic] and sincere. They let me examine and open up any jar I wanted for a closer look. everything was trimmed well, grown well, and for the amount I got it was well priced too.” –saxelrod93

8. LivWell Stapleton

3955 Oneida Street Denver, CO

LivWell Stapleton cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado

With 6,000 square feet dedicated to patients and cannabis, LivWell Stapleton is a cut above. With the LivWell customer loyalty program and pre-weighed ounce deals that will make your wallet smile, LivWell Stapleton has the perfect product for you.

Index: 91.455

Last Month: #39

What People are Saying:

“My favorite LivWell Location yet!! Plenty of room to discuss products with your bud tender without feeling rushed. Paige is excellent! She knows her products…and she was very patient with my questions. I am a new medical patient and am still experimenting to find what strains work best for me and I am also very curious…This will be the LivWell location I choose from now on.” –LuvinLife125

9. Ballpark Holistic Dispensary

2119 Larimer Street Denver, CO

Ballpark Holistic medical marijuana and recreational cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado

Ballpark Holistic Dispensary is located in the heart of downtown Denver, just two blocks from Coors Field. It caters to a wide variety of holistic needs and serves both medical and recreational consumers, offering an expansive menu and free parking across the street. Visit its Leafly menu to pre-order your favorite strains today!

Index: 91.065

Last Month: #8

What People are Saying:

“Wife smokes, I do not…. Besides that I have gone to a number of places and this one is by far the best I have visited, from the selection of flower to the awesome “bud”tenders, me being a non smoker can still interact and participate in the learning and purchasing. The store is well kept and very open and easy flowing. The prices are great as well, I like the option of being able to get her a gram of something new and not over-spend, or when the green dot deal comes around to her favorite strain we jump on it…Any first timers will enjoy the experience, we certainly did!!!!” –Bambam927

10. Native Roots in Denver

1555 Champa St. Denver, CO

Native Roots cannabis dispensary in South Denver, Colorado

Native Roots’ commitment to offering both top-quality products and an exceptional customer experience makes it a prime location for high-end cannabis products. Its collaborations with entertainers, like musician GRiZ on GRiZ Kush, only adds to the draw of Native Roots’ multiple locations.

Index: 90.795

Last Month: #38

What People are Saying:

“Best one out there…not like the others who try n be the apple store of weed. The budtenders here are real normal ppl, not robotic but will answer every question and do so with excitement and delight. This is the shop to go to if you hit one dispensary.” –JoePA420

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*The August 2016 Leafly List uses customer service metrics from July 2016

**Lightshade – Peoria (91.46) withheld due to franchise limitations