Vela in the News

October 12, 2017

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We are so appreciative of the continuing cannabis coverage.  The industry is changing quickly and we are excited to be part of the narrative.  

October 2017

Vela is featured in Forbes in an article about educating the canna-curious. Julie Weed documents a visit to Vela and the significance of education in this emerging market.


September 2017

On September 15, it was Pet Appreciation Day at Vela! It was a great day to share a little extra love with our favorite pups and their humans and also support the Seattle Humane Society's Hurricane Harvey Pet Relocation program. So much love, and we appreciate the coverage from Leafly!


July 2017

The Guardian joined us at Vela when a group from El Diablo Retirement Community stopped by for a visit. Click here to read more about what these seniors learned on their recent filed trip.


June 2017

Herb magazine named Vela one of the 10 Most Beautiful Cannabis Dispensaries Across America.


May 2017

Our very own Elena Mishko is profiled in Leafly.  Cannabis + brunch? Cannabis + working out? Yes, yes, and more expert advice.


Our Creative Director, Laurel Cleveland, is featured in MG Magazine.  Follow her path to Vela and read about her many talents and passion for sharing cannabis knowledge.


April 13, 2017


In the April 2017 issue of The Stranger Green Guide, Amber Cortes writes about seniors and cannabis at Vela.


March 16, 2017


Village Concepts retirement community tours Vela.  Several publications covered this event, including:


February 2, 2017


Northwest Leaf Dispensary Review - Vela receives a rare 20/20 rating


January 2017


Leafly names Vela one of the 10 Most Beautiful Cannabis Dispensaries in America


Seattle Magazine explores the new approach to cannabis retail: Seattle's Pot Shops Get Fancy.


December 10, 2016

Pet Appreciation Day at Vela!  KOMO News - Cannabis Shop Sells Pet-Friendly Products


September 3, 2016

Vela's Grand Opening! KOMO News - Snoop Dogg was in the Building