Horizon Cannabis Replacing Former Lakewood Dispensary | Westword – Westword

A new Horizon Cannabis store is on the horizon for Lakewood, and it’s pledging to offer some of the lowest marijuana prices around.

According to co-owner Colin Weynand, Horizon Cannabis is slated to open in July near the Belmar shopping center in space that once housed a Cross Genetics dispensary, right next to a veterinarian’s office in a two-storefront strip mall at 6745 West Mississippi Avenue in Lakewood.

Weynand’s group got the entire building when it bought Cross Genetics, and decided to demolish the interior wall to connect the two establishments. The structure is also undergoing extensive interior and exterior renovations, in order to double the retail square footage and give the dispensary an updated look.

The grand-opening date is currently July 2, but Horizon Cannabis could have a soft opening a few days earlier, Weynand says. And when it does open, he promises that both recreational shoppers and medical marijuana patients should expect some of the best prices and regular deals in the southwest metro. Weynand has an ownership stake in an extraction business, HRVST Labs, which should help with costs, but Lakewood’s local tax is about 7 percent lower than Denver’s.

“Our tax rate is 19 percent, instead of the 26 percent

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