Local Cannabis Dispensary Closes its Doors – Pasadena Now – Pasadena Now

Sign posted inside the front door of the former Harvest cannabis shop at 169 W. Colorado Blvd. on Monday, August 16, 2022. [Eddie Rivera / Pasadena Now]One of the first cannabis dispensaries to be licensed in Pasadena following the passage of Measure CC in 2018 has permanently closed its doors. 

Other than signs on the door indicating that Harvest of Pasadena—at the gateway corner of Pasadena Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Old Pasadena—was closed for good, no other information was available from the company. 

The Google listing for the company also lists the store as “permanently closed.”

Harvest owners signed a 10-year lease for the property in 2020, for $55,000 per month, or $660,000 a year. The agreement included annual rent increases, with the rent increasing to $726,000 in 2021.

The former Harvest cannabis store operated at the gateway corner of Pasadena Avenue Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Old Pasadena. [Eddie Rivera / Pasadena Now]Harvest had been sued by WOW Health and Wellness soon after the passage of Measure CC, after WOW finished 56th among dispensary applicants but failed to move forward in the city’s cannabis selection process. WOW’s lawsuit attempted to invalidate Pasadena’s entire cannabis selection process.

Harvest, which

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