Silverpeak Apothecary http://aspenpublicradio.org en Aspen's First Retail Marijuana Store Prepares to Open http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspens-first-retail-marijuana-store-prepares-open <p></p><p>Aspen’s first retail marijuana shop plans to open this month. Silverpeak Apothecary has been working on getting approvals from the City and Pitkin County. The business currently operates as a medical marijuana dispensary but, it’s tripling in size to meet the needs of a budding industry. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Silverpeak employee Zoe Higgins chats with a curious caller behind the counter at </span>Silverpeak<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Apothecary.</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 04:43:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 14981 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen's First Retail Marijuana Store Prepares to Open Marijuana Greenhouse Breaks Ground near Basalt http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/marijuana-greenhouse-breaks-ground-near-basalt <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Construction equipment is moving dirt in the Mid-Valley in preparation for a marijuana grow site. The medical marijuana business </span>Silverpeak<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Apothecary is constructing a 25,000 foot greenhouse to supply both medical and retail marijuana to its storefront in Aspen. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, the owners broke ground Friday despite complaints from neighbors.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:49:41 +0000 Marci Krivonen 12575 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Marijuana Greenhouse Breaks Ground near Basalt