DISPENSARY LOCATIONS

Join Our Team

Blog

Lightshade Dispensary Denver - Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Is Cannabis the Answer to America’s Growing PTSD Epidemic?

Cannabis is an all-natural treatment for an often-overlooked mental illness. We believe in the power of cannabis to treat physical and mental ailments. From back pain to anxiety, depression to daily stress, the proven benefits of marijuana as a catalyst for improved health and wellness, are...

Cannabis for Mental Health - Lightshade Colorado

Are You Anxious and Stressed?

Drop the Wine and Pick Up the Cannabis Research shows that cannabis is an ideal tool to help people battle issues related to mental health—from daily stressors to severe conditions.   Our world is changing. Technology, for better or worse, is transforming the physical and mental landscape...

Lightshade & Goldleaf custom cannabis art

Lightshade & Goldleaf Collaboration to Benefit Veterans

At Lightshade it’s our honor to serve those that serve our country. The men and women of the United States Armed Forces sacrifice so much for us and all too often are forgotten about upon their return home. While Lightshade is proud to offer special...

Cannabis for Recovery for Athletes

Cannabis: The Secret to Enhanced Athletic Performance and Recovery

Amateur and professional athletes have started to embrace cannabis as a component of training. Are they on to something? We think they are. It wasn’t long ago professional athletes were harshly criticized for openly discussing cannabis consumption. Careers were ruined, athletes stigmatized, and in the case...

Lightshade Dispensary Education - Health and Wellness Benefits of Cannabis

The Health and Wellness Benefits of Cannabis For All

Researchers continue to discover a deepening connection between cannabis consumption and positive health outcomes—for people of all ages and medical dispositions. Cheech and Chong, ‘The Dude’, Jeff Spicoli, Harold and Kumar, Reefer Madness, and Pineapple Express—the portrayals of cannabis within Hollywood, have in a sense, contributed...

Celebrate the Equinox at Lightshade Dispensary

What’s In a Name: Celebrating the Spring Equinox with Lightshade

March 20th represents a symbolic day for the planet, and for Lightshade—celebrate with us. There are two equinoxes each year—in March and September—on these days, the sun’s rays shine directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal: 12 hours of...

Lightshade educates customers about safe driving

Lightshade educates the public about safe driving

Keeping our community safe is one of the highest priorities at Lightshade. That’s why we are working with CDOT to educate the public and learn more about the impact of cannabis on people’s ability to drive. We want not only to educate consumers about the...

Lightshade Dispensary Cannabis Concentrates

Best Selection of Cannabis Concentrates at Lightshade

Since recreational cannabis became legal in Colorado four years ago, the quality of products and the available options for consumption have improved considerably. Strains are stronger and availability is greater than anything cannabis users of the past ever encountered. Today’s cannabis is far more potent than what...

Aurora Warms the Night - Lightshade Dispensary Social Responsibility

Aurora Warms the Night – National Count Day

Today is national count day where the country takes and official count of people experiencing homelessness. Lightshade had 75 pizzas delivered to feed 250 people experiencing homelessness in Aurora. Lightshade was recently introduced to an organization called Aurora Warms the Night. "Aurora Warms the Night (AWTN) shelters...

Giving Back to Our Community at The Gathering Place

Lightshade budtenders do more than just educate and serve cannabis—they serve a mean lunch too! At Lightshade we are committed to being an active and responsible community partner. Over the last few years, as Lightshade has grown, we’ve taken steps to work with organizations in each...

2017 Adopt-a-Family Holiday Giving

Lightshade adopted 9 families from the Colorado Homeless Families organization.  Each of the 8 stores and the Brooks family adopted a family who provided a wish list of items that they needed (like socks, coats, gloves, hats, work clothes, etc.) and also small items that...

Senior Support Services Holiday Party - Lightshade Dispensary

Senior Support Services Holiday Party

On Saturday, December 16th, at Senior Support Services' annual holiday party, volunteers from Lightshade served food to senior citizens in need. We will also be providing 250 sets of hand and foot warmers, as well as under-garments, to each of their clients. Our goal was...

Lightshade, Colorado, and the Season of Giving

Learn how we plan to give back to the community during this holiday season. At Lightshade, we place a high-value on helping to support the community that has given us so much. We also know that as the holiday season ramps up, making the choice to...

Lightshade Volunteering | The Gathering Place

Lightshade Volunteers at The Gathering Place

Continuing our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, Lightshade recently volunteered for the meal sponsorship program at The Gathering Place in Denver. The Gathering Place offers support to women, their children and transgender individuals who are experiencing poverty or homelessness. Lightshade staff members, including the owners, prepped...

Denver’s 2017 Health & Fitness Expo

Each year, Denver hosts the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. This event features a two-day Health & Fitness Expo prior to the race. The event is free and open to the public, "this expo features the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health & nutrition...

Project Worthmore and Denver Urban Gardens

Teaming up with Project Worthmore and Denver Urban Gardens

Here at Lightshade, we are extremely passionate about our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. We aim to remain active in the Denver community through volunteering and working with various organizations like The Gathering Place and most recently, Project Worthmore and Denver Urban Gardens.  Last week,...

Lightshade Hosts Quarterly Vendor Night

At Lightshade, we believe in investing in the education of our employees. Through our quarterly vendor nights, we provide our staff with information and product knowledge on the inventory we sell. We want to be certain our employees are well-educated so we are able to provide...

How High is Too High to Drive?

Lightshade is proud to be part of Cannabis Clinicians of Colorado (CCC) to spread awareness about knowing how high is too high to drive. Cannabis Clinicians of Colorado is a non-profit that is dedicated to support the individuals working with Colorado cannabis patients. This group provides...

Outside the Stereotype

Outside the Stereotype

Today’s cannabis user is not always what you’d expect. Lightshade has always valued the importance of education surrounding cannabis and the incredible products available for every type of consumer. We’re continuing to see an increased variety of consumers accepting and partaking in cannabis use, especially...

DeLaney Community Farm

Lightshade Volunteers at DeLaney Community Farm

As a part of Lightshade’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, we aim to remain active in our community. Members of the Lightshade CSR Team, with representatives from each retail location, recently volunteered at DeLaney Community Farm to help weed and get the fields ready for...

What’s Your Ambience?

Whether you’re looking to jump-start the morning or wind down for the day, Lightshade has the perfect strain to fit your ambience. We realize the world of cannabis can be quite confusing, even for seasoned veterans, so we are launching a new categorization system in...

Lightshade Gives Back

Giving back to the community has always been important to Lightshade. As a part of our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, we aim to limit our effects on the environment and remain active in our community. Lightshade is in the process of testing high-efficiency LED lights...

How-to Video: Dabbing

The Benefits of Dabbing (Cannabis) Ever been curious about dabbing, but not sure how to get started? Check out this video with Lightshade’s 6th Ave assistant manager, Michael, who describes what dabbing is, the benefits of dabbing and the various types of concentrates available. Stick around...

Aurora Dispensary - Lightshade Iliff

Lightshade Iliff Location Now Open

  Lightshade is excited to announce that our newest Colorado recreational marijuana dispensary location is now open! The Lightshade Iliff location is one of the best marijuana dispensaries in the Denver metro, serving recreational customers ages 21+. Established in 2011, Lightshade continues to expand, with Iliff marking the...

More Than Skin Deep

We see a wide variety of customers at Lightshade, and as one of many marijuana dispensaries in Denver, we work to tailor our business to each of their individual needs. Lightshade carries many forms of cannabis products, including topicals, which we suggest for a wide...

Lightshade Dispensary - Lavender Jones Strain

More Than Just Indica & Sativa

As one of the best marijuana dispensaries in Denver, at Lightshade, we pride ourselves on educating our customers and helping them find the exact products to suit their needs. Whether a medical patient or recreational customer is struggling with insomnia, stress, pain, muscle spasms or...

Lightshade Doesn’t Allow Grow Facility Tours. We Explain Why.

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Can I tour your grow facility?“ It’s one of our most frequently asked questions. And while we hate to say “no” (we don’t want to disappoint our customers!), our no public tours policy directly benefits you; we...

Solvent-Free and Solvent-Less Marijuana Concentrates

Lightshade carries many different types of marijuana concentrates, and two customer favorites include solvent-free and solvent-less options. Who better to explain these options than our inventory and control manager, Brianne?! Read on to learn more about the unique features and processes of solvent-free and solvent-less...