DENVER, CO. - JANUARY 29: A vape pen used for concentrates on displayed at LivWell Broadway Denver, CO on January 29, 2015. (Photo By Craig F. Walker / The Denver Post)

Denver’s second licensed social marijuana business to open this fall as vaping bar and lounge

Denver’s licensing director signed off Friday on the city’s second license for a marijuana consumption area in a business, paving the way for a vaping bar and lounge to open this fall.

The owners of Vape and Play plan to open the 21-and-over social lounge and entertainment venue in November or sooner, depending on the timing of a renovation of the building at 1753 S. Broadway. Co-owner Taylor Rosean says the lounge will be centered around a “multi-station, saloon-style vape bar,” though customers will have to bring their own marijuana per the rules of Denver’s 2016 voter-passed Initiative 300.

Because of restrictions contained in the initiative and regulations added by the city, prospective applicants for I-300 licenses have run into roadblocks in trying to open businesses.

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