Marijuana Licensing Information

The City of Thornton is accepting applications for a retail marijuana establishment in Quadrant 4 .  Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m., February 1, 2022.  The Marijuana Licensing Authority will conduct a lottery drawing from among the qualified applicants, in a public forum, to determine which applicant will be awarded the available license.

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Hearing Date Application TypeApplicant Name/Address
No hearings


Retail or Co-Located Retail/Medical Marijuana Stores:

The City Code currently allows one retail or co-located retail/medical marijuana store within each geographic quadrant in the city for a total of four stores. The City of Thornton currently has retail marijuana stores at the following four locations:

  • Columbia Care CO, Inc. dba Medicine Man at 130 W. 84th Avenue (Quadrant 1)

  • Rocky Road Remedies, LLC dba Rocky Road Thornton at 3901 E. 112th Avenue (Quadrant 2)

  • DP Retail 102, LLC dba Green Dragon at 5823 E. 128th Avenue (Quadrant 3)

Retail, Medical, or Co-Located Marijuana Testing Facilities:

The City Code allows retail, medical, or co-located marijuana testing facilities within Industrial, Business Park, or Employment Center zoning districts with no limit on the number of locations.