Going to a dispensary for the first time?

What do I need to do before I go in?

Keep an open mind. There will be many different types of products available, your budtender will be able to help choose the best option for your desired experience. Do your research and figure out what consumption methods you’d like to try as well as the results you are looking to achieve. Budtenders will also be able to answer questions you have, but it’s helpful to have a little knowledge beforehand. Have an idea of what you want. Most dispensaries have an online menu and daily specials for customers. This can give you an idea of what items, flavors, and strains interest you. Check the store availability. Knowing what’s available will help your visit go smoothly. You can check the location’s online menu or call ahead to see if a certain item is in stock.

What happens in the bud room?

The bud room is where you will shop for your items. A budtender will be able to walk you through your options, make suggestions based on what you would like to try, and process your transaction. Don’t forget to mention that it’s your first time, many dispensaries offer freebies to newcomers!

Cannadictionary quick guide:

Flower: The smokable part of the cannabis plant, used in bongs, pipes, and joints

Edibles: Food products infused with THC distillate in varying strengths

Vapes: A form of THC concentrate in a vape cartridge

Concentrates: A concentrated form of flower, used in dab rigs, can be added to joints or bowls

Topicals: A balm or rub of sorts that may contain THC, CBD or both for skin application

Tinctures: A solution of TCH and/or CBD in alcohol or water

Sativa: Said to produce an energizing and invigorating “head high”

Indica: Said to produce a full body relaxing high “body high”

Hybrid: A mixture of both Sativa and Indica strains to produce a more balanced high

THC: Tetrahydrocannabinol, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis

CBD: Cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis

Enjoy your goodies!

Finding what works for you can be a confusing process. Let us help you and don’t be afraid to try new products or ask for recommendations!