Denver Relief is a medical marijuana center and wellness service provider located at 1 Broadway in the heart of Denver, Colorado. We were founded on the principle that there exists a healthier approach to personal wellness management than what conventional medicine and practice have dictated in recent history.
We have successfully assisted thousands of patients reduce or entirely eliminate their dependency on synthetic pharmaceuticals which they had been accustomed to taking to treat a myriad of debilitating conditions. By finding the most appropriate way to medicate with cannabis, promoting healthy ingestion habits and encouraging healthy activities, we at Denver Relief have been vital partners in improving the quality of life for our patients since 2009.
Ean Seeb is a third generation Denver native. He is one of the founders of a local non-profit and holds multiple leadership and board positions throughout the city in civil rights, community and cultural organizations. He is an actor and real estate broker and holds a B.S. in Business Administration. A ski accident led Ean to the healing effects of medical marijuana in 2008 after suffering more than a decade of pain and permanent nerve damage with no relief available from conventional medicine. Recognizing the opportunity to combine his business acumen along with his passion for helping others, Ean has become a leading caregiver in the medical marijuana community. Ean currently acts as Wellness Center Manager for Denver Relief.
Kayvan Khalatbari is a small business owner who has resided in Denver for the past nine years following a move from his hometown of Lincoln, NE. After graduating with a degree in Architectural Engineering he moved to Denver and worked as an electrical systems designer with a local firm for 5 years. Shortly after this move west he began volunteering for Sensible Colorado and SAFER where he was introduced to the medical marijuana community and its devoted base of patients and caregivers. Through those friendships that were formed Kayvan realized the wonderful benefits that medical marijuana provides for patients and the support system those caregivers make available. It is also through these relationships that he met future partners in his local businesses, Denver Relief, Denver Relief Consulting and Sexy Pizza. Kayvan currently acts as Operations Manager for Denver Relief. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra and has been a devoted volunteer with Denver Kids for over six years.
Born and raised Dayton Ohio, Nick started growing in 3rd grade when his family opened a non-MMJ nursery and garden center. To aid in his love of plant husbandry, he then pursued a Bachelor's degree in Communication Management from the University of Dayton, while also playing football for the Dayton Flyers. After graduation, he helped his parents run the family nursery, garden center, and landscape design build company for a decade. As well as being a nurseryman, he also designed and built commercial and residential irrigation systems. He's been involved in numerous green industry associations, including the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) and Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). Through the ONLA, he became an Ohio Certified Nursery Technician (OCNT) and was a certification committee member from 2007-2009. In that position, he helped rewrite the textbooks and testing materials for the Ohio Certified Irrigation Technician, Grower Technician, and Landscape Technician, of which he held all three.
Andy joined Denver Relief in 2009. Andy currently acts as Medical Marijuana Center Manager for Denver Relief. Andy is a Eugene, Oregon native who has lived in Denver since high school. He has been happily married for 17 years, and has two amazing children. He has a culinary degree and 15 years professional cooking experience. Andy is a eight-year Leukemia survivor. His experience with cancer has given him an intimate knowledge of the true benefits of medical marijuana.
Dan or DUNN joined Denver Relief in 2012. He is a second generation Denver native who grew up in the Washington Park area. Known in local and national art and music scenes by his moniker "DUNN" or "The Signtologist", he repurposes recycled streets signs and their meanings to convey new messages for the past decade. See his work on display at Denver Relief and Sexy Pizza and to find out more details about him and his work. His favorite strain is Lemon Diesel and his favorite edibles are the Gaia's Garden Sugar Free Drops. The Signtologist
Bianca joined Denver Relief in 2012. She moved here from Florida in 2011 and is currently studying Sociology and Economics. She skates with a local roller derby leauge and is passionate about baking and crafts.
Shirlee joined Denver Relief in 2012. She is a Denver native with a husband, adult son, and a geriatric whippet. She is an active member of the Denver Orchid Society and spends as much time as possible in her greenhouse and enjoying life and music whenever she can.
Scott joined Denver Relief in 2013. After moving to Denver four years ago, Scott has been able to medicate with marijuana legally. This adult choice to find alternatives to opiates and ibuprofen stemmed from the multiple surgeries on his right leg and foot. As a preferred indica smoker, Gumbo, The Sister and Bio Diesel are his first choices. Oil painting is where his passion lays. "Color, color, color!"
Mike D joined Denver Relief in 2013. Originally from New Hampshire. Mike has lived all over the US as well as Italy for 2 years while serving with the USAF. After being honorably discharged in 2004, Mike spent some time back in NH before moving to Denver in 2008. He enjoys sports and spending time with his wife. His favorite strains include anything in the Chem family and OG’s. "Go Red Sox!"
Amir joined Denver Relief in the summer of 2013. He moved to Denver from Kansas City shortly after graduating from the University of Kansas. He shares a range of interests, among them being an avid Jayhawk basketball fan. Amir has a strong compassion for others and a wide understanding of the benfits of medical marijuana.
Gabbi is a native of Colorado and up until recently has been heavily involved in cannabis activism through her work at Sensible Colorado and Vicente Sederberg. She joined Denver Relief in 2013 when she decided to return to school to study nutrition and clinical health psychology. She strongly believes in the benefits, as well as the relief, that alternative medicines (such as cannabis) can provide those in need. She loves live music, as well as veggie, fruit, & flower gardening.
Hassan finally moved to Denver from Lincoln, NE in 2012. He helps out in the cultivation facility and provides more than enough comic relief. An avid television watcher, he is obsessed with and an expert on the Simpsons. In his free time, Hassan likes to jump on, off and over things.
Noah comes to Colorado by way of New York with stops in Connecticut & California (maybe he has a thing for C states?) amongst other places. After being a teacher for the last fifteen years, Noah decided to pursue his passion for all things green and growing, so he packed up his fishing poles and herded his wife, two teenage sons, two cats, and dog onto his ark and headed west. Noah is a bit of an enigma; a guy with knowledge and understanding of cutting edge science and growing technique who sports a cell phone one step up from two tin cans attached by a piece of string. He loves knowing where his food comes from and how it gets to his plate, sharing ideas and information, listening to and playing good music, and a comfortable hoodie.
Toni is a Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and is Hot Rock Certified. She graduated from the Cottonwood School of Massage in 2003 and has over 600 hours of training and 7 years of experience working in health and wellness centers. By using a wide variety of techniques, each massage is customized to treat each individual’s specific needs.
Toni specializes in Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular massage, and is very dedicated to helping people live with less stress, and enjoy pain-free, healthy, active lives.
Jeff was trained in acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the oldest Chinese medicine school in Colorado.
Jeff has 12+ years experience practicing acupuncture and is committed to providing his patients with the highest standard of care based on an attitude of gentleness, warmth, professionalism, and respect.
He treats a wide range of disorders with an emphasis on chronic and acute musculo-skeletal pain and injuries including sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, back pain, and sports injuries. Jeff is also well trained in internal medicine diseases, such as gynecological problems, PMS, menopause, stress, hypertension, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, and many other imbalances.
Jeff strives to treat not only the symptom, but also the root of the illness, and thus restore the balance upon which holistic health is based.
Denver Relief Blog
January 1st is fast approaching, with many medical marijuana centers clamoring to be ready for recreational sales. Like past licensing situations, it’s an arduous application process that Denver Relief has begun. We’re in line. That doesn’t mean, however, that we’ll be selling for adult-use come New Years Day. We’ll be continuing to adapt our current [...] Continue reading An Update on Recreational Sales
Amendment 64 passed last November and many in the medical marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief. What had once been highly controversial – dispensaries in Colorado – was now the norm, with voters overwhelmingly approving the use of cannabis for adults over the age of 21. This came with one caveat: what would be [...] Continue reading Federal Raids: Denver Relief’s Response
NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
At a press conference this morning, New York Assembly Health Committee Chairman Richard Gottfried (D-Manhattan) and state Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) announced their intent to introduce legislation to legalize the possession, cultivation, and retail sale of cannabis. Speaking at the press conference, the Assembly bill’s sponsor Rep. Gottfried said, “We really need to move beyond our totally broken prohibition model to a sensible tax and regulate model. I think it’s widely recognized that marijuana is at most nowhere near as potentially harmful as alcohol and our law is dishonest.” Added […]
Members of the Uruguay Senate late today approved legislation authorizing for the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to all citizens age 18 and older. Members of Uruguay's House had previously approved the measure months earlier. The bill now goes to President José Mujica, who intends to sign the measure into law in the coming days.
Denver Post: News: Marijuana
When recreational-marijuana shops open on Jan. 1, Denver police officers will stand outside for crowd control but won't be allowed to step inside to provide off-duty security from within.
Colorado health officials want to reduce the fee that licensed medical-marijuana patients pay, in a move that could impact how many people stick with medical-marijuana after recreational pot
Cannabis News - Medical Marijuana, Hemp, Marijuana News, Cannabis
Portland became the first city on the East Coast to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, on Tuesday. Portland voters approved a citizens referendum that legalized the recreational use of marijuana in city limits by a vote of 9,921 to 4,823, according to unofficial results released by the city clerk Tuesday night. “Most Portlanders, like [...]
Oregon farmers could put in a crop of industrial hemp next spring if a panel of experts can satisfy federal officials with a set of tightly drawn rules. The committee of agricultural experts and state policy officials has been selected by the Oregon Department of Agriculture and will come together in December, the Oregonian reported [...]