RiverRock – Your Colorado Cannabis Store
RiverRock – Your Colorado Cannabis Store RiverRock is a premier Denver cannabis store and focuses on providing quality marijuana products for its customers. Medical cannabis shops may be popping up all over Colorado, but RiverRock [...]
Tips for Finding the Best Colorado Cannabis Stores
Tips for Finding the Best Colorado Cannabis Stores It’s no surprise to local residents that Colorado cannabis stores are everywhere. To have an efficient and effective experience when making a cannabis store purchase, here are [...]
Finding the Right Colorado Cannabis Dispensary
At RiverRock, we know you don’t have any shortage of options when it comes to finding a close and convenient Colorado cannabis dispensary. In Denver alone, metro residents have over 446 dispensaries to choose from, [...]
“High Love You”: 6 Simple Ways to Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day
"High Love You": 6 Simple Ways to Show Your Love This Valentine's Day The weather may be less than ideal at this time of year, but Valentine’s Day always brings an amazing warmth to the [...]
5 Fascinating Benefits of Medical Marijuana
5 Fascinating Benefits of Medical Marijuana For some, cannabis is a great way to relax after a long day. For others, it creates the perfect mental environment for creativity, and still for others it is [...]
3 Incredibly Special Danksgiving Recipes
3 Incredibly Special Danksgiving Recipes “A holiday typically held on the Sunday after Thanksgiving (when turkeys can be bought for like $2 each), Danksgiving is a celebration and time to give thanks for man’s ability [...]
Growing Knowledge: Harvest Day at RiverRock Cannabis
Growing Knowledge: Harvest Day at RiverRock Cannabis The vibration and the ringtone of my alarm breaks the silence of my bedroom. I blink through the darkness and rummage under my pillow for my phone. I [...]
10 Cannabis-Friendly Countries to Visit
10 Cannabis-Friendly Countries to Visit As cannabis makes a comeback as the world’s favorite plant, some wonder where they can travel to legally enjoy it. Within the United States, it can sometimes be tricky to [...]
Hemp Hard at Work: 5 Products Made from Cannabis
Hemp Hard at Work: 5 Products Made from Cannabis When it comes to cannabis, there’s plenty of different ways it can be used in the every-day world. We all know that it’s commonly used for [...]
Key Differences Between Hemp & Marijuana
When we think of marijuana, we think of smoking a “fat joint” in the parking lot before we go see a movie. In contrast, when we think of hemp, we think of clothes, rope, paper, [...]
Dosed: How to Consume Edibles
You’ve just gotten home from your favorite dispensary and ready to try out the chocolate bar you purchased during your visit. You unwrap the delicious treat, and suddenly wonder: “How much of this should I [...]
Marijuana Tolerance: How Does It Work?
Getting high has plenty of benefits both recreationally and medically. It can reduce pain, increase creativity, relax the muscles, and keep anxiety at bay. But, sometimes, depending on the frequency of our consumption of the [...]
Biological Wellbeing: 6 Ways to Boost Your Immune System
Life comes at us fast, and because of this it can be hard to remember the importance of self-care. When we throw our need to ensure our own health to the wayside, this leaves the [...]
Can a THC/CBD Topical Cause You to Fail a Drug Test?
When we think of typical cannabis use, we think of smoking a bowl, bong, blunt or joint. Some stoners may also use concentrates such as resin, live budder, water hash, etc. Nowadays, we can also [...]
Stuck in Suck: 5 Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety
It can be caused by a disagreement between roommates. It can show up at the workplace. It definitely has its role after family arguments. No matter what scenario, stress and anxiety can appear in many [...]
Blunts & Bench Presses: Does Cannabis Impact Exercise?
The rhythmic thud of my shoes on the treadmill blend together with the music drumming from my headphones. My mind darts between focusing on my breathing, and getting lost in watching the other folks in [...]
Cannabis, COVID-19, and You
Now more than ever it’s vital for all of us to stay healthy and be conscious of what we put into our bodies. COVID-19 seems to be everywhere, bringing uncertainty and anxiety wherever it goes. [...]
Does THC Percent Matter?
“Give me the highest THC strain ya got!” The young woman says confidently as she walks to the counter where Jason is waiting. “Absolutely, but do you mind if I explain why THC percent shouldn’t [...]
A Day at the 2020 Denver Indo Expo
"Would you like a bag for your swag?" The brown haired young woman behind the check-in counter asks as she prints my name tag. "Sure!" I reply. I had definitely been eyeing the beige shoulder [...]
What Is House Bill 19-1230 and What Does It Mean for the Colorado Cannabis Industry?
HB19-1230 Marijuana Hospitality Establishments Concerning marijuana hospitality establishments, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. SESSION: 2019 Regular Session SUBJECT: Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana BILL SUMMARY Marijuana - hospitality establishments - retail hospitality spaces and [...]
New Year’s Resolutions: High Hopes for 2020
The ball has dropped, the champagne has been sipped, confetti has been thrown, and tah-dah, we’re suddenly in a brand new decade. To some, this may not seem like a big deal at all - [...]
Fight to Fall Asleep: 6 Ways to Beat Insomnia
It happens to the best of us: Our day has come to an end, and we’re slowly winding down and getting ready for bed. Yes, comfy sheets, soft pillows, and counting sheep are just minutes [...]
The Characteristics of Sativa, Indica, and Hybrid Cannabis
There seems to be endless names and strains when it comes to cannabis. Granddaddy Purple, Blue Dream, Orange Wifi, the list goes on and on. Besides the seemingly infinite varieties of marijuana, weed novices and [...]
Four Strains That Will Help You Clean Your Plate
Food is one of the great pleasures in life. It is part of our every day routine, makes celebrations all the more enjoyable, and can even help mend a broken heart or improve a bad [...]
What Is a Cannabis Tincture and How Do You Use It?
We’ve all seen them at our local dispensary; small bottles lining the shelves with the twist off “eye dropper” cap. Some of us have even had experience using them. THC tinctures are yet another way [...]
WTF Are Terpenes?
The many intoxicating and attractive scents of marijuana are nearly impossible to count. Some flowers smell sweet and fruity, while other strains give off the aroma of pine, or even remind us of a citrus [...]
Canna-Cravings: 4 Spots to Go for Wing Wednesday
Whether you’re aware of it or not, Denver has some killer spots to tuck into all-you-can-eat wings each Wednesday. From fiery hot wings all the way down to easy garlic parmesan, there’s a wing style [...]
Resin, Live Resin and Rosin: What’s the Difference Between Them?
The world of concentrates has only recently joined the legal cannabis community (despite being around for centuries). What was once an industry of joint-rolling, blunt burning and bowl-packing has expanded to include a collection of [...]
Rec Rules: Basic Laws for Recreational Cannabis in Colorado
Experiencing my first legal pot shop in Colorado in 2016 was incredibly fun, but it also required me to educate myself on the do’s and don’ts of enjoying cannabis while staying out of legal trouble. [...]
Medical vs. Recreational Marijuana: What’s the Difference?
We’re glad you asked. Check out this breakdown of just a few of the differences between medical and recreational marijuana. Shopping Experience Generally speaking, most (Colorado) dispensaries have a medical side and a recreational side, [...]
Jason Bles: Director of Operations
“Hey, buddy!” Jason Bles, the Operations Director, greets me as I stroll in the door and past the register. He’s wearing one of his customary jerseys, however my lack of knowledge on sports keeps me [...]
The Loner Stoner: 5 Activities for When You’re High On Your Own
As humans, we enjoy spending time with friends and loved ones; and sometimes, we consume marijuana to enhance our fun times with each other. However, some of us also enjoy cannabis when no one else [...]
Other Roots: RiverRock founder Norton Arbelaez on how marijuana still inspires him
Norton Arbelaez has been a leader in Colorado’s medical cannabis industry since moving here in 2009. He co-founded the Medical Marijuana Industry Group and is a principal in one of Colorado’s largest cannabis companies, RiverRock. [...]
Action Bronson, Wiz Khalifa, and The Game Get High and Talk Legalization at ComplexCon
With more states passing legislation to legalize the use of weed, and Prop 64 picking up new supporters daily, the industry is not only thriving, but continues to be one of America's most fascinating storylines. [...]
Wiz Khalifa Teams With RiverRock Cannabis for New Product Line
Wiz Khalifa Teams With RiverRock Cannabis for New Product Line Wiz Khalifa is taking his weed business to a new high. The Pittsburgh rapper announced his new partnership with Colorado-based company RiverRock Cannabis [...]
Mile high city: Inside Denver’s billion-dollar marijuana industry
Mile high city: Inside Denver's billion-dollar marijuana industry The grow room is modest – maybe 600 sq ft – but it’s one of many at this marijuana farming facility on the outskirts [...]
Medical Marijuana: Do States Know How to Regulate It?
Medical Marijuana: Do States Know How to Regulate It? "This could get you 10 years in prison,” Norton Arbelaez quips as he opens a 50-gram bag of Jack Frost, one of the highly [...]
The Colombian pioneer in the exploitation and sale of marijuana legal in the US. UU.
The Colombian pioneer in the exploitation and sale of marijuana legal in the US. UU.
International delegation gets lesson on Colorado pot practices
International delegation gets lesson on Colorado pot practices Praising Colorado's approach, members of an international delegation shared their concerns and hopes as they move toward legalization of marijuana. After a tour of [...]
Marijuana Crossroads: Dispensary Tour
Marijuana Crossroads: Dispensary Tour
Obama to banks: Do business with marijuana shops!
Obama to banks: Do business with marijuana shops! Obama administration encourages banks to do business with government authorized marijuana dispensaries. Despite the fact that such firms are still illegal under federal law, it is [...]
Rocky Mountain high: Pot a $200M industry in Colorado
Rocky Mountain high: Pot a $200M industry in Colorado Inside the industrial-scale marijuana grow farms that dot Denver’s low-rise warehouse districts, it is perpetual summer — 78 degrees, moderate humidity and fields of [...]
The Colombian with one of the largest business selling marijuana legal US
The Colombian with one of the largest business selling marijuana legal US Under the First International Conference on Alternatives to the use of psychoactive substances, the Ministry of Health welcomed to Norton [...]
Mass. Senators Learn The Ins And Outs Of Colorado’s Marijuana Businesses
Mass. Senators Learn The Ins And Outs Of Colorado’s Marijuana Businesses It’s still early, but Fall River state Sen. Mike Rodrigues is eager. He’s grilling an Uber driver who was taking him [...]
Steady growth seen in Medical Marijuana use
Steady growth seen in Medical Marijuana use Norton Arbelaez has met some unusual people in his six years working in the medical marijuana industry, but one patient who gingerly walked into New [...]
Pot and Presidential Politics
Pot and Presidential Politics Colorado's legal marijuana industry is blazing ahead with annual sales now in excess of $1 billion dollars. According to data from Colorado's Department of Revenue released last Friday, business [...]
Wiz Khalifa Partners With RiverRock Cannabis For New Cannabis Line
Wiz Khalifa Partners With RiverRock Cannabis For New Cannabis Line Wiz Khalifa is celebrating the arrival of his latest self-titled album today (February 5). The Taylor Gang leader also has another item about to [...]
The Colombian Behind The Rule Of Marijuana in Colorado
The Colombian Behind The Rule Of Marijuana in Colorado It is about to create the first industrial crop in Uruguay and selling over a hundred varieties of marijuana in Chicago, Nevada, New [...]
The Colombian Lawyer Who Became the Face of Colorado’s Weed Industry
The Colombian Lawyer Who Became the Face of Colorado’s Weed Industry Norton Arbeláez is used to getting calls from journalists. The 35-year-old is both the founder and manager of RiverRock, one of [...]
RiverRock will release Wiz Khalifa’s new line of weed in Colorado on 4/20
RiverRock will release Wiz Khalifa’s new line of weed in Colorado on 4/20 Wiz Khalifa will soon have his first line of cannabis products sold in a regulated market, thanks to his deal with [...]
Wiz Khalifa Is Launching A Line Of Marijuana Products
Wiz Khalifa Is Launching A Line Of Marijuana Products Wiz Khalifa has announced plans to officially start selling weed and not just smoke it…though that’s sure to continue as well. The rapper has [...]