Yes. There are over a dozen marijuana dispensaries in the City of Longmont. The City Council licenses persons and entities to operate marijuana retail outlets per Section 6.70.050 of the Longmont Code of Ordinances.
Yes. Although there are a lot more recreational cannabis dispensaries in Longmont, there are a few medical marijuana dispensaries operating in the city. Per Section 6.70.220 of the Longmont Code of Ordinances, medical marijuana center operations are permitted under license in the city.
Yes. You can buy cannabis from online weed dispensaries in Longmont.
When visiting a Longmont dispensary, you can expect the following:
Identification: You will be required to show a valid government-issued ID with your date of birth to prove that you are over 21 years old or a Colorado medical marijuana card
Consultation: A budtender will be there to assist you in picking the best product for your requirements and answer any potential questions
Payment: Most Longmont dispensaries accept cash and debit cards but not credit cards
Waiting room: You may have to wait for a while in a waiting room or queue to be serviced
Purchase limit: There are purchase limits for authorized cannabis buyers. No dispensaries in the city will sell more cannabis to you beyond the approved limits
Consumption: You will not be allowed to use cannabis on site
Longmont cannabis dispensaries are required to comply with and operate by the following rules:
A dispensary may only operate in the city after acquiring all the necessary permits, licenses, and authorizations, such as a certificate of occupancy
A dispensary may not operate earlier than 8:00 a.m. or later than 10:00 p.m.
No persons under 21 may be permitted within the limited access area of a marijuana dispensary
Dispensaries may not sell adult-use cannabis to persons under 21 or medical marijuana to persons without valid Colorado medical marijuana cards
A dispensary may not allow cannabis consumption on their premises or sell more than the stipulated amounts under the law
Dispensaries must track cannabis sales made in their facilities
In Longmont, individuals aged 21 and over are legally allowed to purchase and use recreational cannabis, also known as adult-use cannabis. The city's laws on recreational cannabis align with those stated in Amendment 64, the law legalizing recreational cannabis use in the state of Colorado. Per Amendment 64:
Adults may possess up to 28.3 grams of cannabis, eight grams of cannabis concentrate, and grow up to six cannabis plants at home
The public use of cannabis is forbidden and punishable by fines
It is illegal to drive under the influence of cannabis
It is unlawful to transport cannabis across state lines or to possess it on federal land and properties
It is unlawful for any person to display, transfer, distribute, serve, sell, give away, or dispose of any marijuana in a public place
Adults 21 and older may give away up to one ounce of cannabis to adults 21 and older
Marijuana use for medical purposes is permitted to qualified and registered patients in Longmont under the Colorado medical marijuana program and pursuant to Amendment 20. To become a registered patient in the city, you must have one of the qualifying debilitating conditions and have acquired certification for medical cannabis use in Colorado.
The state's medical marijuana program is also open to minors in Longmont. Minors with qualifying debilitating conditions who have obtained medical marijuana certifications from two healthcare providers may enroll in the Colorado medical marijuana program. They will be required to designate caregivers to administer medical cannabis on their behalf.
Registered patients are permitted to possess up to 57 grams of cannabis and grow six cannabis plants at home. No more than three of the cultivated plants may be mature. Per Section 9.60.060 of the Longmont Code of Ordinances, no more than 30 marijuana plants may be cultivated in a dwelling unit where up to five unrelated individuals reside. Registered patients may be granted extended plant counts by their certifying physicians to cultivate more marijuana plants consistent with the physician's recommendations.
Longmont residents interested in obtaining medical marijuana cards must be included in the Colorado medical marijuana registry maintained by the Colorado Public Health Department and Environment. However, persons that may be added to the registry must have one of the qualifying debilitating conditions and get approvals from Colorado-licensed physicians attesting that they have the stated conditions.
After confirming that you are eligible to apply and have obtained the required documentation, visit the state's medicinal marijuana registry to begin your application. In the registry, you will be required to submit the certification obtained from the physician, your proof of identity and Longmont residency, and a $29.50 application fee.
If you opt to complete your application by mail, you must submit a completed application form in addition to the above items. Note the application fee payment must be in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. You may be eligible for a waiver if your income does not exceed 185% of the federal poverty line.
Make your paper application submission to:
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. S.
Denver, CO 80246-1530
If your application is successful, your card will be available 2-3 weeks after approval. If your application is completed by mail, it may take up to 8 weeks for your card to be ready.
You can use cannabis in your own residence in Longmont. If you do not own the home where you live, you must obtain permission from the property owner before consuming cannabis there.
Buying cannabis at a Longmont dispensary is possible if you have an ID showing you are 21 or older or a medical marijuana card issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. You should also bring cash or prepare to use an automated teller machine at the dispensary to withdraw cash for your purchases. Longmont dispensaries typically accept cash and not credit cards.
A gram of pre-rolls in Longmont costs about $15 and $22, while a gram of concentrates costs about $20.
Some popular cannabis strains in Longmont are:
No. Smoking cannabis in public places is prohibited in Longmont.
Longmont adults aged 21 or older can have:
1 ounce or 28.3 grams of cannabis flower
8 grams of concentrated marijuana
800 milligrams of edibles
6 plants, with no more than 3 of the plants in the flowering stage
Medical marijuana patients registered with the CDPHE can have up to 2 ounces of cannabis and cultivate up to 6 plants, with no more than 3 mature.
No, it is illegal to ship cannabis across state lines. Interstate shipping falls under the purview of federal regulations, which considers marijuana a banned substance.
Yes. It is possible to order cannabis online in Longmont.
No. There are no dispensaries in Longmont approved to operate 24 hours a day. Per Section 6.7.230 of the Longmont Code of Ordinances, a dispensary may not operate before 8:00 a.m. or later than 10:00 p.m.
Visitors in Longmont can use recreational dispensaries but are not allowed to enter recreational dispensaries.
Whether you are a local or visitor in Longmont, you need a valid government-issued ID showing you are 21 or older to buy recreational cannabis at a Longmont dispensary. To buy medical marijuana, you need a Colorado medical marijuana card.
Native Roots, Star Buds, and Twin Peaks are some of the best dispensaries in Longmont.
Yes. Longmont dispensaries scan customers’ IDs.
There are three medical marijuana dispensaries and ten recreational cannabis dispensaries in Longmont.
No. Longmont dispensaries typically accept cash transactions.
You can visit multiple Longmont dispensaries in a single day.
No. Longmont dispensaries do not accept health insurance.
Yes. Longmont dispensaries track weed purchases to ensure buyers are kept within the state-imposed purchase limits.
To enter a Longmont dispensary, you must be 21 or older or have a medical marijuana card if you are 18.
The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) regulates cannabis operations in the City of Longmont. To find the agency's contact information, see the MED page on the Colorado Department of Revenue's website.
To report illegal marijuana activities in Longmont, you may file a report to the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division or contact the Longmont Police Services Division. You may contact the Longmont Police Services Division’s non-emergency response line at (303) 651-8519.