How To Get Weed In Massachusetts: A Quick Guide
People of Massachusetts voted for legalization of recreational cannabis more than two years ago. It took some time to create a legal framework and decide on licensing and other bureaucratic procedures, but on Tuesday folk got their first chance to buy their weed at a store.
Despite all the work put in and time spent on waiting, a number of locations are still limited. If you decided to get your weed no matter what, here’s a quick guide on how to do it safely and legally.
How To Get Recreational Weed in Massachusetts
First, you must be 21 or older. It’s a law, and there is no way you can distribute your newly bought weed to those who are underage.
Second, you have to go to one of two open stores: Cultivate Holdings in Leicester, and another one is New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton. The best way to get there is to drive, so refrain from consuming your purchase right away.
Third, you need a government ID to prove that you’re 21 or older. Keep in mind that you can’t bring anyone who is underage. Most probably, you will have to wait in line to get in, so prepare for waiting in advance. Police will help with traffic.
Fourth, you can buy up to one oz of marijuana or five grams of concentrate. It means that you won’t get access to many edibles because they’re too strong.
Fifth, get some cash. It’s the simplest form of payment. In a couple of days, debit card transaction will work as well, and it’s possible to order online in advance. NETA takes any card with a PIN.
If you’re out of state and buy marijuana in Massachusetts, keep in mind that federal prohibition is still a reality. It means that even if you buy your weed in Massachusetts, you can’t take it home.
(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.)