Denver is home to about 200 pot shops, so there’s a good chance that closing your eyes and pointing in a random direction will lead to a dispensary within a few minutes. But three streets are particularly important to an industry that collected over $577 million in Denver alone last year.
According to data from the state Marijuana Enforcement Division, and to the shock of few, Broadway has the most dispensary licenses of any street in Denver. Colfax Avenue and Federal Boulevard aren’t far behind, though. Together, they account for about 25 percent of the stores in the city.
According to the MED, here are the number of dispensary licenses on certain Denver streets:
Colfax Avenue: 16
Federal Boulevard: 14
38th Boulevard: 8
Evans Avenue: 7
Alameda Avenue: 6
Santa Fe Drive: 5
Colfax Pot Shop is hard to miss on East Colfax Avenue’s dispensary row.
Even more significant is where the dispensaries are concentrated along these streets. Of the 22 dispensaries on Broadway, eighteen are on the South Broadway