How to Buy Cannabis in a Recreational State
You live in a state with legal cannabis and want to buy it for the first time? No worries. While the process may seem confusing or even frustrating, there’s nothing to be afraid of. Here’s a quick guide that will help to make your first visit to a cannabis shop remarkably easy and joyful.
NB: you must be age 21+ with a valid ID to purchase cannabis in any state with recreational adult-use marijuana.
1. Find a local dispensary nearby
Finding the perfect dispensary may be a time-consuming project, but the very first step is to check the shops nearby. Read reviews, find out deals, and go through a menu.
Don’t be afraid to explore different shops. Get to know the staff, atmosphere, and product selection. Once you’ve found a store you want to visit, go ahead.
2. Learn cannabis basics
As a first-time buyer, you have to options:
- Go in and trust the budtender;
- Do a little research to get a better idea about products that you want.
The first visit to the store can be quite overwhelming. All these strains, edibles, dabs around. You will undoubtedly feel a little bit lost, so it’s wise to conduct a little research beforehand.
You can ask a budtender for a recommendation, but if the shop is busy, you may feel pressure to make a quick decision. To avoid this, learn the very basics, and you will have a great experience.
3. Choose and buy
Now you have an idea about cannabis strains, dosing, and consumption methods, you can give a closer look at the menu. Here’s how to sort it:
- If you want to smoke or vaporize it, the flower is your choice.
- If you’re going to try vape pens, choose concentrates.
- If you want to get something that will last longer, pick edibles.
- If you’re not sure how to roll, go with pre-rolls.
Every strain and product provides a unique experience. Don’t be afraid to explore different option until you find the products you adore.
Have a great adventure!
(Sweedsy in no way encourages illegal activity and would like to remind its readers that marijuana usage continues to be an offense under Federal Law, regardless of state marijuana laws. To learn more, click here.)