Colorado’s Six Largest Marijuana Dispensary Chains – Westword

Even as other states get in the pool, Colorado’s marijuana industry still has plenty of retail outlets, with almost 700 dispensary licenses in the state. Nearly 30 percent of those are for addresses in Denver, which remains the capital for cannabis in Colorado.

All of that chum in the water has raised some fat sharks, though, with a handful of early adapters growing to chains with outlets in the double digits. Among them:

LivWell Enlightened Health
25 locations
Founded in 2009 by New Zealand native John Lord, LivWell became one of the state’s largest dispensary chains after recreational sales began in 2014 in Colorado. Although a few things have changed behind the scenes, LivWell’s footprint has only increased in Colorado, going from fifteen dispensaries to 25 over the past five years thanks to the acquisition of the Clinic dispensaries and new stores on East 17th Avenue and in Broomfield and the Denver Tech Center, among others.

In 2021, LivWell agreed to be sold to PharmaCann Inc., a privately held cannabis company in Illinois with dispensaries and cannabis brands in multiple states. LivWell is now one of PharmaCann’s largest branches, with three additional stores in Michigan and a handful of growing operations and infused brands. Most

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