The Green Option continues to expand in Colorado, betting on prosperity with a new dispensary in Black Hawk.
The state’s second-biggest dispensary chain will celebrate the grand opening of the new location on Saturday, October five the Black Hawk place will be the eighteenth Green Option shop in Colorado. But the new addition, situated at 231 Gregory Street, is currently open for company, replacing what was formerly 1859 dispensary.
Corporation CEO Steve Lopez says the group had been seeking for methods to expand the brand across Colorado’s Western Slope. “We have a fantastic footprint in the Denver region, but it felt crucial to spread out to diverse regions in Colorado,” he explains. “A lot of clients in our Denver retailers go up to Black Hawk and devote time there, so we wanted to expand to that city, as nicely.”
According to the dispensary chain’s web-site, The Green Option also has plans to open new dispensaries in Aspen, Glenwood Springs and Longmont in the close to future.
The grand opening of the Black Hawk shop will spend homage to the town’s casino influence, kicking off with reside music, item bargains and a ceremonial green ribbon-cutting at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, and continuing till three p.m.
Soon after the ribbon-cutting, the Green Option will present a donation to the Colorado Veterans Project, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness for struggling veterans across the state. Colorado Veterans Project volunteers will man a booth exactly where they can chat with guests about veterans’ difficulties and how the plant could aid.
“There are a lot of articles out there about veterans working with cannabis to aid with PTSD or other overall health difficulties,” says Rob Bingham, executive director of Colorado Veterans Project. “Other nonprofits may possibly shy away from cannabis, but we do not want to, due to the fact we see the positives.”
According to Lopez, supporting veterans is a thing crucial to the Green Option. Two of the 4 Speidell brothers — the founders of the dispensary chain — are former United States Marines, so it is a lead to that hits close to house. “We assistance a lot of diverse organizations,” Lopez says. “But veterans are specifically crucial, considering that we have a close connection with them.”
The Green Solution’s Black Hawk place enables recreational sales only, and will be open day-to-day from eight a.m. to 11:45 p.m.