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  • Puff, Puff, Lend

    With the rapid spread of legalization across the country, it makes sense that public libraries are stocking up on books and multimedia materials related to cannabis. And as ground zero for legalization, Colorado’s libraries are leading the movement. Anythink Libraries (a consortium of Adams County Public Libraries) recently hosted a panel on Careers in Cannabis, […]

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    It’s Friday the 13th…Are You Scared?

    Happy Friday the 13th! At The Green Solution®, we’re rather fond of the number 13, as we currently have 13 locations up and running to meet your cannabis needs. And who doesn’t like Fridays? But maybe you fear Friday the 13th. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. There are two words to describe a […]

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    Spooky Events Ahead!

    Well, we’ve had our first snow of the season in Denver, so we’re definitely careening toward the holidays now, and that means festivities galore are afoot. The biggest holiday of the year for The Green Solution® is 4/20, and that’s six months away. But in the meantime, we’re co-sponsoring tons of spectacular events to help […]

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    Delicious New Truffles Are Here!

    Truffles have a long and storied history as one of the world’s most decadent (read: expensive) foods, and as such, they’re sometimes referred to as “the diamond of the kitchen.” Of course, that term refers to the subterranean fungus that trained hogs dig for (sounds yummy, right?), the ones that sell for around $100 an […]

  • Boas, Blunts, and Bloodshed

    Do you love a good mystery? The roaring 20s? Cannabis? Then do I have an event for you! The Green Solution® is partnering with Irie Weddings and Events to host an exclusive evening of murder mystery dinner theater and it’s going to be the bee’s knees. On the evening of Tuesday, October 17th, guests will […]

  • Remembering Tom Petty, Rock Star and Cannabis Enthusiast

    We’ve lost another rock star, and this one was known for his advocacy for cannabis. By now you’ve probably heard of the loss of the great Tom Petty earlier this week, and maybe you’re aware of his marijuana-friendly lyrics. Here’s a look at a few ways Mr. Petty celebrated our favorite plant during his life […]

  • Cannabis Prohibition and Racial Inequality

    For those of us fortunate enough to live in a state like Colorado, cannabis prohibition seems like a relic of the past. For us, obtaining medical or even recreational marijuana is as easy as going to The Green Solution® and choosing from the vast array of products there. But we should remain aware of the […]

  • Cannabis Use on the Rise Among Parents

    “Sometimes I feel like I can’t complete one thought, let alone the 25 requests my kids have just made. Pot has the same effect on me as 20 minutes of yoga, but I don’t have time for 20 minutes of yoga.” So says Anna, a 37-year-old mother of two in Santa Monica, California, and she’s not […]

  • Loyalty Has Its Privileges

    Loyalty is valuable. When you know someone is loyal to you, you want to treat them right. And The Green Solution® is no different – we love all our patrons, but our Loyalty Card members are family. Are you a Loyalty Card member? It’s easy and free to sign up, and membership has its privileges. […]

  • Senior Citizens and Cannabis

    At The Green Solution®, we have the opportunity to serve a wide cross-section of the population – whatever your race, nationality, or gender, we’re happy to see you when you walk in the door, and we’re ready to help you find the perfect product for your needs. While you might be surprised to learn that […]

  • The Green Solution: A Family Affair

    You know and love The Green Solution, but do you know our history? Westword published an article today about our founders that details how your favorite dispensary got its start. Our story starts way back in 2010 in Northglenn, Colorado. Our co-founder Kyle Speidell told Westword that he and his twin brother, Eric, “started working […]

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    Mary Janes: The Women of Weed

    We’ve written previously about the role of women in cannabis, and how 36% of executives in the industry are women compared with 22% in other industries. Newsweek predicts that cannabis could be the first billion-dollar industry not dominated by men. Now there’s a new 85-minute documentary on the subject called “Mary Janes: The Women of […]

  • California Petitions Feds to Remove Cannabis from Schedule I

    California’s legislature has stepped up to the plate in the effort to reclassify cannabis. Last week the California Assembly approved a joint resolution to that effect with a vote of 60 to 10. State Joint Resolution 5 (SJR 5) states that “The Legislature urges the Congress of the United States to pass a law to […]

  • Around the World with Cannabis

    Here at The Green Solution® , we like to keep an eye on global cannabis culture and the rules and regulations that govern our favorite herb in other countries. Last month we took a look at Japan, and this month we turn to South America, and Uruguay specifically. A 2013 measure made Uruguay the first country […]

  • You’re Invited!

    You’re Invited! When: October 7th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: 810 North College Avenue, Ft Collins, CO 80524 What: A Grand Opening Celebration! Who: The Green Solution, Larry and Kathie J, and you! Why: Because Fort Collins deserves the best! The Green Solution® is excited to be opening our first store in Fort […]

  • End of Summer Deals

    There are officially 10 days left in summer, and that might have you feeling a little bummed out. As you pack away the pool toys, swimsuits, and flip-flops and bring out the parkas, fondue pots, and boots, we’d like to remind you that we’re still celebrating summer at The Green Solution. There’s still time to […]

  • California Cannabis Growers Less Than Excited About Legality

    California is on its way to legalized recreational cannabis sales (beginning January 1, 2018), but there are unexpected problems that may jeopardize a smooth roll-out. In the state’s famous Emerald Triangle, which covers Mendocino, Humboldt, and Trinity counties, there are approximately 32,000 cannabis farmers. Of that staggering number, only about 11 percent (or 3,500) have […]

  • High Times Loves The Green Solution

    High Times is the granddaddy of cannabis magazines, and now we know they love The Green Solution. Last month the original periodical celebrating marijuana and its culture chose the ten best dispensaries in every state (with legalized cannabis sales, of course) – and TGS was chosen as one of Colorado’s finest. Here’s what High Times […]

  • Celebrities and Medical Cannabis

    As medical cannabis emerges from the shadows as a legitimate way to deal with pain and debilitating illness, more and more celebrities are openly talking about their experiences with the herb and its effectiveness in combatting chronic health issues. Whoopi Goldberg has famously touted her love of her vape pen and how it helps her […]

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    Psst…Limited Time Offer, Just for You

    Sometimes there are deals so fantastic that they just can’t last. Take for instance The Green Solution’s Limited Time Offer (LTO) deals on two extra-special products that our Research and Development team has dreamt up. They’re going to go fast, so get yourself to TGS before they’re all gone. Let me break this LTO situation […]

  • Netflix and…Smoke?

    Netflix is really capitalizing on the predilection of some people to enjoy cannabis while they chill and watch the entertainment giant’s programming. First, they’ve introduced a new comedy called “Disjointed” that’s set in a Southern California dispensary. The show was created by David Javerbaum and TV legend Chuck Lorre (who created “Two and a Half […]

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    Labor Day Weekend in Colorado!

    Labor Day Weekend in Colorado – Event Guide Top Picks for an Awesome Weekend – With Cannabis Pairing Suggestions Before you hang up your flip flops and crop tops for the summer season, The Green Solution wants to wish you a very happy Labor Day weekend! We hope you can enjoy one last dip in […]

  • Cannabis and Your Pets

    Cannabis and veterinary medicine have been in the news recently for a couple of disparate reasons – and both highlight the need for more research into the effect of the herb on our animal companions, as well as on humans. First, there’s the reported spike in incidents of pets consuming cannabis and requiring veterinary assistance […]

  • Labor Day Deals and Festivities

    While it’s a little bittersweet to bid farewell to summer, Labor Day (the season’s unofficial end) is the perfect day to shift gears to an autumnal mindset with a celebration. And The Green Solution is here to help you send summer on its way with all the cannabis products and accessories you know and love […]

  • Cannabis and the Future of Anti-Anxiety Medication

    “One of the most commonly cited reasons for chronic cannabis use is to cope with stress. Consistent with this, cannabis users have shown reduced emotional arousal and dampened stress reactivity in response to negative imagery.” That’s the rationale statement behind a major study investigating the link between cannabis and stress reduction published in the journal […]

  • Around the World with Cannabis

    Those of us who live in Colorado are well aware of the status of legality of cannabis in our state. And those of us who are cannabis enthusiasts are fairly aware of the legality of cannabis in other states, as well. But The Green Solution wonders: what about other countries? What about, for instance, Japan? […]

  • Fort Collins, Here We Come!

    The Green Solution’s newest location is opening this week in Ft. Collins! Located halfway between CSU and Terry Lake and just south of Chipper’s Lanes bowling alley, our new store will offer all the features you’ve come to expect from The Green Solution. You’ll be dazzled by our award-winning flower, concentrates, and edibles, and our […]

  • Larry and Kathie J Partner with The Green Solution

    Thank you to Denver Westword for a great article Today, August 28, marks the debut of Blazin’ Hit Radio, the new online home of Larry and Kathie J, whose popular KS 10 7.5 morning show was canceled after a contract dispute earlier this year. The station is sponsored by The Green Solution, a powerful Colorado marijuana dispensary company with a growing national profile, […]

  • National Dog Day

    You love your dog(s). And why wouldn’t you? Dogs are great. In fact, a lot of us think that dogs are better “people” than humans, and that’s why we’re celebrating National Dog Day tomorrow (August 26). “National Dog Day celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure,” says nationaldogday.com. “Our mission is to help galvanize the […]

  • Extended Hours at Malley Begin Next Week

    Northglenn, Colorado, is the home of The Green Solution’s first store, so it holds a special place in our hearts. And starting next Tuesday (August 29), you’ll have even more time to shop at The Green Solution’s birthplace. That’s because Northglenn recently decided to let dispensaries within the city expand their hours to accommodate more […]

  • Nevada’s Cannabis Woes Continue

    It’s been about a month since we reported on Nevada’s cannabis shortage, and not a lot has changed in terms of getting the products to the shelves there. There are still only 88 approved cultivation facilities, and distribution is still a mess. Recreational sales began on July 1, and at that time the alcohol industry […]

  • Larry & Kathie J Blazin Hit Radio Present: Biscochito

    Our first song on our new station by Larry Ulibarri. It’s called, Biscochito and is a parody of the song Dispacito. Listen to Larry and Kathie J weekday mornings 5am-10am on Blazin’ Hit Radio at BlazinHitRadio.com or download our app at BlazinHitRadio.com/DownloadApp

  • Record Low Unemployment Rate for Colorado

    Colorado’s unemployment rate is still the lowest in the nation at 2.3 percent (the national unemployment rate continues to hover around 4.4 percent). Marijuana Business Daily estimates that there are currently between 165,000 and 230,000 full- and part-time workers employed in the cannabis industry. However, it’s difficult to precisely measure the number of people who […]

  • Roger Stone Brings Controversy to the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

    There’s a big dust-up going on around the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (planned for mid-September in Los Angeles), and it involves Roger Stone, who’s booked as a keynote speaker for the event. Stone is an advocate for cannabis legalization, but the controversy stems from his longtime connection to Donald Trump and Stone’s own […]

  • Solar Eclipse Mania!

    Total solar eclipse mania is sweeping the United States, and we’ve put together a list of questions and answers to help you enjoy the show. • When is it happening? Monday, August 21, 2017. The graphic below shows the details for when you’ll be able to see it in Denver. This site can also give […]

  • Of Art and Cannabis: The Work of Jay Paul Apodaca

    All photos courtesy of Jay Paul Apodaca “Artists have always had an affinity for green,” says Jay Paul Apodaca, one of Denver’s most prolific and successful artists. I became aware of Apodaca’s work when my boss at The Green Solution’s corporate office acquired one of his cannabis-themed paintings, “Male Indica,” and I was instantly struck […]

  • New Poll Shows that a Vast Majority of the U.S. Population Supports Legalization

    A new Quinnipiac poll released earlier this month demonstrated that Americans – to an unprecedented degree – support an end to cannabis prohibition. Particularly on the question of medical cannabis, an overwhelming majority are in favor of legalization. The poll surveyed 1,125 Americans as to their views on cannabis. When asked if they support “allowing […]

  • Sales and Deals!

    Happy Monday, Readers. Today we have three things to tell you about, and they all have the possibility of improving your life. 1. Remember Marvin the Martian? The Green Solution has a great new product that will have you saying, “take me to your leader” as you gleefully employ it. It’s called The Martian Joint […]

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