Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

Retail marijuana shop opens in Carbondale

By: John Colson, Post Independent
January 16, 2014 Updated: January 16, 2014 at 1:25 pm
0

CARBONDALE — The first retail marijuana shop in this part of Colorado was scheduled to open Thursday at 9 a.m., following approval Tuesday night by the town’s Board of Trustees of a recreational marijuana business license for the Doctor’s Garden store at 580 Main St., on the third floor above Mi Casita restaurant.

The trustees voted unanimously to grant the business license to James Leonard, one of three partners in the business.

Leonard said he plans to have a security guard on the premises to keep things orderly and check the identification of any customers that show up, and added that he is hoping there will be “a small police presence” available for any unexpected difficulties.

“I’m elated,” said Leonard afterward about the approval. “I’m ecstatic.”

More from the Post Independent here.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

or
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?
 
This is your last FREE article for the month
This is your last FREE article for the month

Subscribe now and enjoy Unlimited Digital Access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
You have reached your article limit for the month
You have reached your article limit for the month

We hope that you've enjoyed your complimentary access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.