Former Highlands Dispensary is Now Emerald Fields – Westword

Urban Dispensary, a longtime pot shop at 2675 West 38th Avenue, has been transformed into an Emerald Fields outpost.

Schwazze, a publicly-traded marijuana ownership company in Denver, officially took control of Urban Dispensary’s cultivation and marijuana sales licenses earlier this week, according to chief operating officer Nirup Krishnamurthy. A grand reopening is planned for Saturday, June 4, with more renovations to follow.

Schwazze had previously purchased the Emerald Fields stores in Glendale and Manitou Springs in late 2021. The $3.2 million acquisition deal of Urban Dispensary was announced in March, but still had to be approved by state regulators. Now that the sale is complete, the full transformation of the new store should be completed within three or four months, Krishnamurthy explains.

Schwazze also owns Star Buds dispensaries in Colorado, and the company recently agreed to buy Drift and Smokin Gun Apothecary stores. As a result, Schwazze currently owns 23 dispensaries across the state as well as a handful of stores in New Mexico; most of them are Star Buds outposts.

In fact, there is a Star Buds store just over two miles west of the latest acquisition, but Schwazze says that the newest store’s location in the Highlands calls for a different feel. This Emerald

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