Marijuana delivery in Denver could start as early as August

Denver Post

Ordering an eighth of marijuana from Strawberry Fields dispensary to your doorstep could soon be as easy as ordering a pizza. On July 20, the shop became the Mile High City’s first to receive a permit to deliver cannabis products. It’s working with a company called Doobba, the city’s first licensed delivery service provider, to offer customers a new way to buy. Rich Kwesell, co-owner of Strawberry Fields, expects both medical and recreational deliveries to begin in August, acknowledging there are logistical details to work through before launch. But for consumers, he doesn’t expect much to change. Those looking to order delivery will use Strawberry Fields’ website and digital menu to add products to a cart much like they do now. The difference will be that they don’t have to pick up their order in-person. Being the first — and so far only — weed store licensed for delivery is “an incredible honor and an enormous responsibility,” Kwesell said. Since the Denver City Council approved ordinances to allow for cannabis delivery in April, three companies have applied for licenses to offer the service. Doobba was the first to receive its license in late July. Applications for the others, High Demand Delivery and Grn Bus, are still pending, said Eric Escudero, director of communications for Denver Excise and Licensing. The delivery companies operate differently — Grn Bus and Doobba, for example, will have consumer-facing platforms that connect buyers to dispensaries, while High Demand Delivery does not — but the common thread that ties them together is they all meet the state’s definition of social equity. Until 2027, Denver licenses for delivery businesses are available exclusively to social equity applicants, meaning those who live in an area of the city disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs, whose income is less than…

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