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. Ean is also the Chariman of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA). 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 General 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.Dunn currently acts as an MMC manager for Denver Relief. 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
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!"
Jake joined Denver Relief in the winter of 2013. He is a Colorado native that recently moved here from Colorado Springs to pursue doing stand up comedy. He is a co-host on a local Podcast about Podcasts and very into Doctor Who. In his free time, Jake enjoys large dabs and larger sandwiches. He has been featured on Al-Jazeera professing his love of dabs and MMJ culture
Ariel moved to Denver from Boston to join the Denver Relief team in 2014. She graduated from Emerson College in 2012 with a BS in Journalism and is a former cannabis columnist with the late Boston Phoenix. In 2009, Ariel founded the Emerson College chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and led her peers to lobby state officials for marijuana law reform in Massachusetts. Ariel is a passionate cannabis advocate who has spoken in favor of legalization on WGBH, WECB and UNregular Radio. Her drug policy reporting has also appeared in The Huffington Post, Boston Magazine, The Media and on Leafly.com..
Kim moved to Denver, CO in December of 2006 from Las Vegas, NV. She is a massage therapist with an interest in all things homeopathic and holistic. Kim uses medical marijuana to help with constant nausea from a stomach disorder. Kim is also a big supporter of the Denver comedy and film scene.
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.
Nick grew up in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona where he received his Bachelors in Controlled Environment Agriculture. He managed the teaching greenhouse on campus where he conducted research on commercial hydroponic greenhouse vegetable production. He enjoys anything adventures and making people laugh.
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
Oregon voters will decide this November in favor of a statewide initiative to regulate the commercial production and retail sale of marijuana.
Now that America has some form of legalization in 23 states and the District of Columbia, activists must reevaluate those state’s laws to refine the details of their legalization systems. There are three distinct areas in which cannabis laws need clarification and evolution: employment issues, child custody issues, and DUID charges. This week, I will discuss the important area of employment discrimination. First, let’s be clear: no one should go to work in an impaired condition, regardless of what drug is involved. It’s not fair to the employer or to […]
Denver Post: News: Marijuana
DENVER—A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary.
Extra Denver police officers will be on hand to protect patrons of newly legalized recreational pot shops on Wednesday, but they won't be actively looking to arrest them if they light up in public.
Cannabis News - Medical Marijuana, Hemp, Marijuana News, Cannabis
In some states, there’s an untenable mismatch between the crime and the time, but does anyone think that pot—medical or recreational—will still be illegal in 10 years? Now that a majority of Americans—54% and climbing, according to Pew Research—believe that marijuana should be treated like beer, wine and liquor, it’s time to ask: where does [...]
Some cannabis growers may soon find themselves with a lot less irrigation water if the U.S. government decides to block the use of federal water for state-legal marijuana cultivation. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees management of federal water resources, “is evaluating how the Controlled Substances Act applies in the context of Reclamation project [...]