Marijuana

Call Ahead: Dispensaries That Let You Pre-Order Online

The Native Roots Tower location is the closest dispensary to Denver International Airport.
The Native Roots Tower location is the closest dispensary to Denver International Airport. Courtesy of Native Roots
It's hard not to sound like an entitled asswipe when you're complaining about the wait at a dispensary. When you listen to cannabis consumers in other states, you hear that we should be happy just being able to visit a pot shop, period.

While those jealous comrades in prohibition states have a point, there's nothing wrong with looking for more efficiency. If you already know what strain or product you want before going to a store, why wait behind some jamoke who's just now learning about the differences between indica and sativa?

A surprisingly large number of Denver-area dispensaries, many of which have multiple locations, allow pre-ordering online to help get customers in and out before their clothes start sponging up smells of Sour Diesel and Blackberry Kush. Here are nearly twenty we've found so far:

1136 Yuma
1136 Yuma Court
720-900-1136
1136yuma.com

The Clinic
Four metro locations
thecliniccolorado.com

Diego Pellicer
2949 West Alameda Avenue
720-787-4909
co.diego-pellicer.com

Good Chemistry
Three metro locations
goodchem.org

Green Dragon
Seven metro locations
greendragon.com

GroundSwell Cannabis Boutique
3121 East Colfax Avenue
303-309-0078
groundswelldenver.com

The Health Center
Three metro locations
thchealth.com

High West Cannabis
10625 East 51st Avenue
720-287-0820
highwestcannabisstoredenver.com
KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Thomas Mitchell has written about all things cannabis for Westword since 2014, covering sports, real estate and general news along the way for publications such as the Arizona Republic, Inman and Fox Sports. He's currently the cannabis editor for westword.com.
Contact: Thomas Mitchell