As of today, there are 30 states in the United States that legalized medical marijuana. Note that each of these states have their own guidelines and regulations as to how to use and who is qualified to use medical marijuana.
With this legalization of medical marijuana, come the opening of various cannabis dispensaries all over of these states, so it is challenging where to start in locating them. Thus in finding the best dispensaries in your state, you can follow some simple tips.
Your first guideline in locating a new medical marijuana dispensary is to get a list of all dispensaries that in close distance to where you are located. Nowadays, almost everything can be found practically with the use of the internet, and so you can search through an app and it will practically overlay location markers where these dispensaries are located in the state you belong.
Once you have obtained a list of a number of dispensaries in your area, you can do another search and start looking for each of these dispensaries with the use of keywords and their specific name.
Once you have done the proper research and have read the reviews, you can narrow it down to say three of the top dispensaries you think would be worthwhile to go and visit. Bear in mind though that this market is still young so you may not find an industry standard on how each dispensary operates and thus each visit could be different.
Some medicinal marijuana dispensaries do not need appointments for you to access medicine viewing rooms, and so it is good idea to call ahead and know if there is a waiting to be able to see these facilities.
It is advisable that you pay close attention to some details when you make your personal assessment of the cannabis dispensary during your visit.
Usually, you will find your first impression in the waiting room when you have to provide your medical marijuana registry card to the staff at the counter. Then either you will have to wait for a few minutes to be called back or could be immediately taken to the bud room.
Many find their experience in the bud viewing room as the most important aspect in evaluating the dispensary. This is because of the overwhelming feeling when the patient would see row after row of glass jars that are packed with the finest homegrown medicinal cannabis.
One pointer when dealing with this first time experience to ask for the best, and that is to see grade A of their best cannabis strain and see what they offer for it, and do not exclude asking for the low grade just in case you can save money there.