Two years ago, in an on-brand move to always be the first at everything when it comes to progressing the cannabis industry, Denver voters passed Initiative 300, the first piece of consumption-based marijuana legislation in the country. The measure created a four-year pilot program that will permit certain businesses to allow patrons to consume weed on their premises. Now, all eyes are on Denver as city officials are preparing to launch the nation’s first legal cannabis club.
The first social use permit application was filed by the owners of the Coffee Joint, located in an industrial area on the west side of Denver. Initiative 300 does not allow clubs to sell marijuana products, but the Coffee Joint plans to charge an entry fee to the space where customers are allowed