Cannabis retail software for successful Colorado dispensaries

Flowhub satisfies all your dispensary software needs: point of sale, inventory, payments, check in, and more!

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Flowhub Colorado

Colorado is our home state. We work with hundreds of dispensaries here, both medical and recreational, and have a deep understanding of the local challenges you face on a daily basis.

Flowhub was founded in 2015. We were the first to integrate with Metrc and continue to build cannabis retail software, mobile applications, and integrations that Colorado dispensary owners and managers need to be successful in this established market.

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About the Colorado market

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Colorado medical marijuana was legalized in 2000.


Colorado recreational use was legalized in 2012.

2020 Med Demographics

  • Gen Z 19%
  • Millennials 47%
  • Gen X 20%
  • Boomers 13%
  • Silent Gen 1%

2020 Rec Demographics

  • Gen Z 17%
  • Millennials 48%
  • Gen X 21%
  • Boomers 13%
  • Silent Gen 1%

How to run your dream dispensary in Colorado

As the pioneer in legal adult-use marijuana, Colorado cannabis brands lead the market in innovation and competition. The challenge now is to differentiate your brand and retain loyal customers in the midst of corporatization.

Whether you’re looking to expand to multiple locations or just getting started in Colorado, Flowhub's point-of-sale software can help you expand to curbside pickup, develop loyalty programs, improve inventory management, and grow profits — all with a keen eye on compliance.

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Increase revenue

Get customers in and keep them coming back with automated Deals, built-in loyalty, and budtender intelligence. Our dispensary POS software and partners allow you to deliver the best customer experience while maximizing profits.

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Reduce cost of operations

Every inefficiency is costly. Flowhub helps reduce cost through accessible data and reporting visibility. Time-saving mobile apps like the Greet® check in app and Stash® inventory management app speed up daily workflows and manual work.

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Manage risk & compliance

Our API integration with Colorado Metrc means sales are automatically reported to the state. Our cannabis POS system's cannabis counter and purchase history ensure you never oversell. Easily import packages and prevent discrepancies.

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Modernize experiences

To compete in Colorado, you need to incorporate not only a beautiful dispensary design, but also innovative technologies to create a modern customer experience. This includes cannabis payment software, digital signage, and ecommerce integrations for order ahead and delivery.

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Scale & expand operations

If you have plans for growth, we can help you manage your business better than any other cannabis POS system. Our View app lets you check company-wide and store-level reports in real time from your phone. Easily add new stores and stay connected to them from anywhere.

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Connect data & apps

Your experienced customers expect online menus, loyalty programs, clear signage, speedy check in/check out, and options for payment. Our cannabis API allows you to choose the best hardware, software, and tech partners, seamlessly integrated into a modern cannabis tool stack.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all of your Colorado dispensary questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all of your Colorado dispensary questions.

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Does Flowhub offer a Social Equity Program for Colorado dispensaries?

Yes! Flowhub's Social Equity Program is available in every market we serve, including Colorado. We have provided over $5M in free software to support underrepresented dispensary owners. Once approved, qualifying retailers receive Flowhub's biggest price discount available.

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Can I process card payments with Flowhub?

Yes, Flowhub Pay is a fully integrated payment solution for cannabis dispensaries across the country, including those in Colorado. Flowhub Pay is better than most payment solutions available because it's seamlessly connected to Flowhub point of sale, meaning totals and change calculations are auto-populated so there is no manual entry or mental math required by budtenders. Customers on Flowhub Pay experience a 33% increase in revenue on average and are saving thousands of dollars on shrinkage per month.

We can get you set up in days. There are no long term contracts or monthly fees, and we’re happy to give you a rebate on every transaction.

Book your Flowhub Pay consultation to learn more.

Can I easily add new dispensary locations to my Flowhub account?

Yes, Flowhub excels at managing multiple dispensary locations. Our platform easily scales as you grow. Features like the global product catalog and the ability to transfer inventory between stores allow you to get your new location up and running quickly. We built our POS software so both owners and managers can make company-wide updates and see reports at the company level or location level.

How do I calculate Colorado marjuana tax in my dispensary?

Taxes are a common question because they vary from state to state, and often also by county or city. For recreational dispensaries in Colorado, you are required to collect excise taxes and sales tax. Learn more on the Department of Revenue page. You can also visit our blog, How to Calculate Cannabis Taxes at your Dispensary, to learn more about cannabis taxes and see how to do this in Flowhub.

What are the Colorado marijuana laws?

The regulatory body for Colorado’s retail and medical marijuana licenses is the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED). Colorado uses Metrc as the state track and trace system. Recreational customers are allowed 1 ounce of cannabis per day, equivalent to 8 grams of concentrate and 800 milligrams of edible product. Medical customers are allowed 2 ounces of flower daily, 40 grams of concentrate, or 20,000 milligrams of medical marijuana product. Visit the Colorado state site to find the most updated regulations and purchase limits.

Why do I need an integration to Metrc (and other vendors like Weedmaps, Leafly, Dutchie, Jane, or Enlighten)?

Integrations to Colorado Metrc and other vendors will not only help your dispensary run more efficiently, it will also save you time and money. Integrating through Flowhub’s open API will automate manual tasks such as data entry and menu updates. Integrations also reduce the risk of human error. Using ecommerce integrations will help you stay competitive in today’s contactless environment, and into the future as customers enjoy the convenience of online ordering, delivery services, and curbside pickup.

How can I keep my Colorado marijuana dispensary competitive given the increasing consolidation?

Dispensaries in Colorado understand that the consumer base has many options in where to buy their cannabis products. Attracting new customers and retaining the ones you have is key. Your store needs to streamline processes, integrate technology, and connect data and apps to improve customer satisfaction. Creating customer loyalty programs, speeding up check in, and creating a beautiful store layout will further your goal, and your revenue stream. Flowhub’s modern point-of-sale system can help you with all this and more.

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Colorado, are you ready to enter the flow state?

Book a demo to see how Flowhub can save you time, money, and future headaches.