Did you ever hear the story of how Denver, Colorado got its name? It goes way back before this was even a town, when it was just a mining community. The locals decided to change the name from St, Charles, because they wanted to coerce the Governor James W Denver to make this place the county seat. Here is the funny part — the locals did not know that James Denver had already resigned as governor, so their attempt to sway him didn’t work. Back then Denver was a very different place, full of saloons, gambling houses, and brothels to cater to all of the local miners. Thanks to the gold rush, the population of the Denver area went from approximately zero to approximately 200,000 in the span of twenty years. Although the gambit for approval from James Denver didn’t play out, I think it’s safe to say that this city has done pretty well for itself over the years. To be honest the name doesn’t even matter, because I think if our name was still St. Charles we would be just as large and successful as Denver has become. Why? Simply put, Denver has the best community in the country, no matter what you call it, this is a great place to live filled with amazing people. Another great thing about Denver is the proliferation of amazing cannabis dispensaries. In the Mile High City there are more cannabis dispensaries than there are Starbucks coffee houses, and if you ask me that is something that should be well and truly celebrated!