September 23, 2019 / GroundSwell News

Cannabis strains if you love fall spice terpenes!

Fall is here!🍂 The autumnal equinox has graced us with its presence & fall is officially here! It's time for...
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June 21, 2019 / GroundSwell News

June is Bike Month. Get ready for 2019 Bike to Work Day, Wednesday, June 26.

Get ready for 2019 Bike to Work Day, Wednesday, June 26. Colorado is a premier bicycling state. To celebrate bicycling...
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February 27, 2019

Denver’s “Turn Over a New Leaf” Program

Thousands of people convicted of low-level marijuana offenses that occurred before the passage of recreational-use laws can ask to have...
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November 27, 2018 / GroundSwell News

GroundSwell Medical : 2010-2018

Due to unfortunate licensing policy changes by the City of Denver, on November 30, 2018 GroundSwell will close the chapter on our Medical license. We will continue to serve our Medical patients through our Recreational shop, offering a 25% discount to all medical card holders.
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November 2, 2018 / GroundSwell News

GroundSwell’s November Coat Drive – Donate a Coat, Get 15% Off

It's getting cold out there, and staying warm is a lot harder for those in need.  At GroundSwell, we're committed to serving our community as well as our patients. That's why we're holding a November Coat Drive during the entire month of November!
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October 19, 2018 / GroundSwell News

12th Annual Boo and Brew on Colfax Avenue

The 12th annual Boo n’ Brew, hosted by the Bluebird Business Improvement District will once again take over Colfax Avenue between Josephine and Colorado Blvd. on Saturday October 27th.  The event is two parts - one-part Kids and Family fun, from 1-4pm and one-part Adult self-led Halloween bar crawl.
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June 12, 2018 / GroundSwell News

The 15 Best Marijuana Dispensaries in Denver

Welcome to Denver—ground zero of the green rush. At the end of the first year of recreational cannabis sales in 2014, there were 147 licensed retail stores in Colorado. Cut to five years later and it’s hard to imagine that cannabis was once illegal here, with 529 licensed retail stores in the state (as of May 2018). The majority of our picks are the OGs of Denver’s medical marijuana dispensary scene, first opening their doors in 2009, and since expanding their cannabis offerings for patients and recreational consumers alike.
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April 20, 2018 / GroundSwell News

The Rolling Stone Guide to Legal Pot: Colorado

As the first state to roll out legal recreational weed, Colorado's had nearly five years to explore the culture and industry of adult-use marijuana, which business-minded cultivators and retailers are happy to point out. From downtown Denver tourist traps to high-country head shops, Red Rocks concerts to Aspen brunches, there's a right and wrong way to do weed in this epicenter of recreational-weed cultures. Here's our statewide guide.
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February 1, 2018 / GroundSwell News

Marijuana Shops Prep for Super Bowl Sales Blitz

Marijuana stores across the country are bracing for one of their biggest sales weekends in history: The Super Bowl. While the annual football festival is traditionally associated with beer and liquor, pot is quickly gaining ground. Fans say marijuana provides an alternative way to celebrate — without the hangover.
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January 15, 2018 / GroundSwell News

GroundSwell Cannabis Boutique: Raising the Bar for Style and Quality

As you make your way up or down East Colfax in Denver, GroundSwell sticks out like a sore thumb—in the best way possible. If you think the exterior looks nice, just wait until you step inside! Keep in mind, there’s additional parking behind the building, a huge bonus when driving on a busy street like Colfax. The moment we arrived, I felt at home. In fact, if I ever own a house, I want to hire GroundSwell’s interior decorator!
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January 2, 2018 / GroundSwell News

Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Colorado, Winter 2017–2018

The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every quarter. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Colorado. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the state based on customer feedback metrics* and reviews of each location’s quality, service, and atmosphere.
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August 4, 2017 / GroundSwell News

The Highest Rated Dispensaries In Colorado

Colorado was the first state, along with Washington, to fully legalize cannabis almost five years ago, and that means if you’re headed to the Centennial State, you are going to wind up encountering hundreds of dispensaries. So in order to make your visit easier, we pulled leafly user ratings to compile a list of the top rated dispensaries in Colorado right now and plotted them on the map below. These are the only places you need to know about.
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July 2, 2017 / GroundSwell News

Oteil Burbridge Now Has His Own Strain Of Cannabis

It’s no surprise that Dead & Company bassist Oteil Burbridge is a fan of marijuana. After the band’s debut trip to Colorado last fall, Burbridge and the band members shared some fun snapshots of them visiting some dispensaries. It seems that Burbridge has taken his love a step further, teaming up with GroundSwell Cannabis Boutique to create “Oteil’s Egyptian Kush,” a unique strain of cannabis.
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June 15, 2017 / GroundSwell News

Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Colorado, Summer 2017

The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every quarter. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Colorado. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the state based on customer feedback metrics* and reviews of each location’s quality, service, and atmosphere.
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June 2, 2017 / GroundSwell News


VISIT MOUNTAIN HIGH SUCKERS & COMEDIAN JOSH BLUE AT GROUNDSWELL By Mountain High Suckers Come visit Mountain High Suckers and Comedian Josh Blue thisWednesday...
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April 14, 2017 / GroundSwell News

How Do Musicians’ Cannabis Strains Pair With Their Music?We Found Out.

As the cannabis capital of the United States, Denver is no stranger to celebrities visiting to indulge in legal consumption. But as the cannabis industry is becoming more and more mainstream, local musicians as well as musicians from all over the country are coming to Colorado to create their own strains.
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November 2, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Question 4: What Can Massachusetts Learn From Colorado About Legalized Pot?

It’s one of the things supporters point to as a major benefit of legalization.  If people are smoking anyway, they say, isn’t it better that the state can monitor what’s grown, what pesticides are used, how it’s marketed and sold, and tax it to pay for that regulation?
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October 8, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Rhythmatronix at Groundswell Cannabis Boutique

Rhythmatronix at Groundswell Cannabis Boutique
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July 11, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Celebrity-sponsored pot is the latest marketing strategy for the cannabis industry

As cannabis fights for a foothold in the U.S. economy, innovative weed growers are taking cues from a variety of industries — footwear, musical instruments, skis and snowboards, for example — and working with superstar musicians to develop signature marijuana strains, pro-model cannabis that sails off the shelves.
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July 2, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Oteil Burbridge Marijuana Strain Available In Denver

Bassist Oteil Burbridge was a recent participant in JamBase’s ongoing The Art Of The Sit-In interview column in which he discussed many of his collaborations over his enduring career including Aquarium Rescue Unit, The Allman Brothers Band and his current gig with Dead & Company. Another of Burbridge’s recent collaborations has been formally announced with the introduction of a new specially designed marijuana strain named Oteil’s Egyptian Kush.
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June 14, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Trip to Colorado Convinces NJ Senator He’s Right On Legalizing Marijuana

A state senator who wants New Jersey to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use returned this week feeling good after a fact-finding visit to Colorado. Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-Union, didn’t try the product. But he's more convinced than before that New Jersey should legalize pot after experiencing how legalization has positively impacted Colorado's economy, tax revenues and crime rates.
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June 2, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Top 10 Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries in Denver

Denver is the American hub of recreational marijuana, which is proven by just how many dispensaries have popped up in the Mile High City since weed was legalized almost 2 years ago. So how do you know where to go for the legal weed experience? Lucky for you, we've done the legwork and found the Top 10 Dispensaries in Denver.
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May 5, 2016 / GroundSwell News

Tender of the Week: GroundSwell Cannabis Boutique

The GroundSwell team has been a staple in the Bluebird District of Denver, Colorado. The self-proclaimed cannabis boutique opened their doors in 2010 serving medical marijuana patients and in 2015 added recreational customers to their roster. MERRY JANE stopped by to check out GroundSwell's product and to meet one of their newest budtenders, Travis Magunson, who recently moved to Denver from Minnesota.
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November 3, 2015 / GroundSwell News

How Marijuana Marketers Are Busting Stoner Stereotypes

As marijuana legalization spreads throughout the country, recreational and medical marijuana marketers are battling legal red tape and stoner stereotypes to attract a new generation of cannabis consumers.
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October 1, 2015 / GroundSwell News

Top Denver Dispensaries

If you are living in Denver, you can call yourself lucky today … and you may be wondering why, right? In this post, you will discover everything about marijuana dispensaries especially with Denver dispensaries. You will find important information such as their store locations and what to expect when you are there.
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September 13, 2015 / GroundSwell News

At GroundSwell Recreation & Medical Meet Stylishly

Their business model originally focused on delivering medical cannabis to homebound patients but when changing regulations required them to have a physical dispensary, they knew that we couldn’t build just an average retail location. “We wanted to provide the same level of comfort and familiarity as when we were visiting patients in their own homes.” The partners came from diverse backgrounds: horticulture, entertainment, architecture, community organization and marketing.
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June 20, 2015 / GroundSwell News

Dispensary of the Month – GroundSwell Cannabis Boutique

Our Dispensary of the month for June 2015 goes to Groundswell Cannabis Boutique in Denver Colorado.  This beautifully designed space has been serving the medical cannabis community since 2012 and has just recently expanded to offer recreational sales. One of the first things you notice when entering the doors, is the attention to detail in design. The medical side is laid out with a beautiful light wood finish while the recreational side is finished with a darker wood, giving it a more rustic feel.
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March 27, 2013 / GroundSwell News

In Colorado, a pot business can signal gentrification

Novak wants money earned from recreational users to be used to help impoverished patients buy marijuana for medical use, and to help fund research into better ways to deliver marijuana’s painkilling and anxiety-relieving effects.
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June 18, 2012 / GroundSwell News

Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson, Libertarian from New Mexico, attempts to woo voters

Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson, left, is given a T-shirt by Groundswell Cannabis Boutique co-owner Don Novak on Monday.
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November 2, 2011 / GroundSwell News

Connie Chronnoisseur: GroundSwell Cannabis Boutique

In the wild and wooly jungle of Colorado dispensaries, smart business people are doing all they can to elevate themselves above the competition. This is business, man, and you better believe he who plays the game best, wins. Suffice it to say that GroundSwell is playing a pretty great game.
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