5 Things to Know Before Going to a Marijuana Dispensary

Planning to visit a marijuana dispensary to buy cannabis? Well, here are some things that you should know before visiting a local or online dispensary, especially when it is your first time visiting one.

  1. Research the Best Dispensaries

Research first about the dispensary – Before you actually go visit a marijuana dispensary, it would be best to be knowledgeable about it. Why? Because not all marijuana dispensaries offer medical and recreational marijuana. Moreover, different dispensaries have different prices, specialties, strains and membership benefits and requirements. Start by doing research online, Google is a great tool. Ask on reddit and try to find other users who can vouch with their personal recommendations. There is a lot of disparity between the quality of product and the transparency of information offered currently in the industry so make sure to ask a lot of questions and educate yourselves quickly.


  1. Bring ID and use Cash  (No Credit Cards)

Bring cash and your ID – If you want to buy cannabis at a marijuana dispensary, whether in person or online, make sure that you have your ID and cash. Most dispensaries will only accept cash, so make remember to have some in your wallet, or if visiting an online dispensary, have some cash on your bank account and pay for your orders using Interac e-transfers.


  1. Research Different Strains and Products

Research about different marijuana strains and effects – Before you buy any cannabis or cannabis products, make sure you have the knowledge about different cannabis strains such as Sativa, Indica, and Hybrid. Why? Because these strains have very different effects on our body. For instance, Sativa has an uplifting effect while Indica is good for relaxation. But if you want both, you can go for hybrid strains which are often a balanced mix between the other two. Leafly is a great resource for doing strain research outside of visiting marijuana disensary.


  1. Know How to Consume Your Cannabis Products

Know your consumption methods – Before you buy any cannabis, decide on which consumption method you will ingest it. Do you want to consume it by smoking, eating, or vaping? Make sure to consume it with proper equipment and do the research before. Take a look at an article on the benefits of smoking or vaping here.


  1. Ask Us Your Cannabis Questions

There are no stupid questions! Budtenders are very friendly and they want to help you find the medicine that’s right for you and your experience, so don’t be afraid to ask them questions. They’ll be very happy to assist you and answer any and all your questions, you will greatly benefit from speaking with someone who is knowledgeable about cannabis.

If you ever want to chat with us online at Boutique Cannabis about any product questions or strain inquiries you can do so anytime online at our website weekdays 9am – 5pm PST.

Visit our Online Dispensary Shop

Visiting an online marijuana dispensary to buy cannabis is often a lot better than buying from street dealers. Why? because it gives you the assurance about its quality and it’s legality. So, if you are planning to visit one, just remember these 5 tips to get the right strains and best quality cannabis for your enjoyment. You can visit and checkout our amazing selection of products on the shop page.

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