Marijuana: Fourteen Updates About MMJ Dispensary Openings, Closings, Changes

Last week, we shared twelve updates about new or changing recreational dispensaries. Now, here's the latest from the State of Colorado about medical marijuana dispensary licenses, including news about three new businesses granted MMJ licenses and the very first dispensary in Trinidad. Continue for details about these centers and more.

See also: Marijuana: Twelve Updates About New or Changing Recreational Dispensaries

The dispensary location at 3722 Chestnut Place has dropped off the state medical license list. Pink House Riverside had most currently been operating out of that address, but the business name listed on the July 2014 state list of medical dispensaries was Riverside Wellness. Whether it's known as Riverside Wellness or Pink House Riverside, this dispensary has closed.

Summit Wellness, 2117 Larimer St., #1, has also dropped off the state medical license list. Although the business website is still active, the phone number has been disconnected.

The Urba at MMD of Colorado at 3954 Williams Street in Denver has closed; another Urba location, this one at 2647 West 38th Avenue in Denver, has requested to take over the Williams Street location's medical and recreational licenses. A hearing on that issue was scheduled for last week.

A company filing under the name GG-MMD Inc. has obtained a medical license for the space at 920 East Spaulding Avenue in Pueblo -- formerly the residence of the Pharm.

T.P. Main Street LLC (doing business as Trinidad Leaf) has been granted a state license for a venue at 821 East Main Street in Trinidad -- the first dispensary in Trinidad.

Cannabis Care Wellness Center, 2515 7th Avenue in Garden City, which serves both medical and adult-use patients, officially changed its doing-business-as name to "Smokey's."

Cannabis Therapeutics, a medical dispensary at 907 East Fillmore Street in Colorado Springs, changed its name to Amerigreen and is under new ownership.

Buddy Boy took over several defunct dispensary locations in July. Emerald City Organics the 303, a medical dispensary at 155 North Federal Boulevard, is now a Buddy Boy; so are the two former Garden of the Gods medical dispensary spaces at 468 South Federal Boulevard and 5050 York Street, plus the former Green Express at 120 South Kalamath Street and the former Pakalolo at 4012 West 38th Avenue.

And two more dispensaries, the former Emerald City Organics North Federal at 5115 North Federal Boulevard and the former Expanding Universe at 3814 Walnut Street, will also be reopening as Buddy Boy locations in the future.