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 2008.
Ean 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 eight 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 and Sexy Pizza. Kayvan currently acts as Operations Manager for Denver Relief.
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 16 years, has a 14-year-old daughter, and a 1-year-old boy. 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.
Liz, AKA "Toe-Knee", joined Denver Relief in 2010. Liz currently acts as Records Controller for Denver Relief. She has over 30 years experience in Supply Chain Management. Her favorite Denver Relief strain is Bio-Diesel, and her favorite edible is the 300mg Dixie Truffles. In her spare time, Liz donates and helps replenish the iTunes database from her vast original CD music collection of hard to find Hip-Hop, Rap and R&B collection that they keep asking if they can have every time she loads her files. As she likes to say, "Being old means you have a lot of stuff to share."
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.
Jake joined Denver Relief in 2012. He currently budtends and helps with in-store marketing, social media, newsletter writing, graphic design, and much more. His favorite strains are Gumbo and Outer Space, and he's a big fan of the Incredibles line. He is also the managing editor of Colorado's Culture magazine. He has lived in Denver since 2001 and enjoys stand-up comedy, live music, and writing.
Mike joined Denver Relief in 2010. Mike currently acts as budtender and Sub-Critical Extraction Specialist for Denver Relief. Mike has lived in Colorado for most his life and has experience using many growing methods and media. Concentrates are a passion of his, and he brings that passion to his budtending where he is knowledgeable about all facets of medical cannabis. His favorite strains are anything with Chem, and his favorite edible is the Gaia's Garden Peppermint Patty. He's currently working on developing a stable shatter extraction.
Shelby joined Denver Relief in 2012. She has lived in Colorado for three years. Her favorite strain is Blue Dream for sativa and Ultimate '91 ChemDawg in indica, occasionally enjoying a PB&J cup from Sweet Grass Kitchen. She enjoys attending concerts, listening to music, and growing and enjoying quality marijuana. Shelby loves to hang out with her cat and two dogs in her free time.
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.
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
How the time flies. From our humble beginnings delivering across the city to winning the Cannabis Cup last month, there’s been a lot of change at Denver Relief. Without support from our amazing patients, none of this would be possible. We’re incredibly appreciative of everyone who has stuck by us when the shelves were a [...] Continue reading Fourth Anniversary Sale
GREEN TEAM Partners Ready for Largest 4/20 Celebration Yet [Tweet this] DENVER, Colo (April 8, 2013) – Founded in 2009 by Ean Seeb and Kayvan S.T. Khalatbari, the Denver Relief GREEN TEAM is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the perception of the medical cannabis industry through community service and social activism. Through outreach efforts [...] Continue reading Press Release: 4/20 and the GREEN TEAM
NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
This afternoon, the Illinois State Senate voted 35 to 21 in favor of House Bill 1, which would establish a medical marijuana pilot program in the state. The measure had previously been approved by the House of Representatives and moves to the Governor Pat Quinn’s desk for his signature. While Governor Quinn hasn’t taken a firm stance on HB 1, Lt. Governor Sheila Simon has been open in regards to her support for this legislation. You can read the full text of the measure here. NORML will keep you updated [...]
Reason-Rupe has just released new polling data that revealed only a minuscule percentage of Americans believe that marijuana use and possession should result in jail time. When asked which approach they thought the government and law enforcement should take toward someone found smoking marijuana or in possession of a small amount of marijuana, only 6% responded that they should be sent to jail. 35% of respondents said that these individuals shouldn’t be punished at all, 32% responded they should pay a fine, and 20% said they should have to attended [...]
Spark the Discussion Amendment 64: The Ripples Here at Home By Joshua Kappel, Esq. “Spark the Discussion” is a monthly Legal Connection column highlighting the hottest trends in the emerging field of medical marijuana law. Originally posted here. On Election Day, the voters of Colorado made history with the passage of Amendment 64—the Regulate [...]
We did it. We made history. After 80 long years, Colorado has finally ended the failed policy of marijuana prohibition. Last Tuesday, Coloradans overwhelming passed Amendment 64 (55% to 45%) which will regulate marijuana like alcohol statewide. Our historic work has made headlines across the world - from Japan to India to Belize. We are forever thankful [...]
Denver Post: News: Marijuana
Legal marijuana's sensational evolution is helping crack open a previously closed door: money to start and grow cannabis businesses.
The Montrose City Council is scheduled to consider a permanent ban on the retail sale of marijuana in the city.
Cannabis News - Medical Marijuana, Hemp, Marijuana News, Cannabis
A comprehensive report on drug policy in the Americas released Friday by a consortium of nations suggests that the legalization of marijuana, but not other illicit drugs, be considered among a range of ideas to reassess how the drug war is carried out. The report, released by the Organization of American States walked a careful [...]
The Senate today approved legislation that would allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to patients with serious illnesses, sending the measure to Gov. Pat Quinn. The issue pitted supporters arguing for compassion for those suffering from pain they say only cannabis can ease against opponents who contend the legislation would undermine public safety. Sponsoring Sen. [...]