Category Archives: dispensaries

Patients Line Up for Dispensary Openings in Iowa

Medical marijuana patients lined up outside Iowa’s first dispensaries on Saturday morning, eager to finally access the medicine legally in the Hawkeye State. Dispensaries opened in Council Bluffs, Davenport, Sioux City, Windsor Heights, and Waterloo. MedPharm is manufacturing all of the state’s legal cannabis products, which include capsules, tinctures, and creams. No cannabis flower, concentrates, […]

Put the ‘Happy’ in Your Holiday Season With These Harvest of Arizona Deals

Stock up this holiday season with these can’t-miss deals from Harvest’s many dispensary locations in Arizona! Take advantage of their Black Friday deals and build up your stash as you wait to see what Santa brings you this year. Harvest’s Black Friday Deals Door Busters: FREE Stuffin’ Muffin by Sublime for the first 100 patients […]

In Massachusetts, First Legal Cannabis Sales ‘Felt Like Clockwork’

NORTHAMPTON, MA — Despite chilly temperatures and bouts of freezing rain, operators at New England Treatment Access (NETA) are declaring the first day of adult-use cannabis sales in Massachusetts a true success. RELATED STORY Massachusetts Cannabis Stores Open: Leafly’s Live Coverage Customers have been steady all day, necessitating long outdoor lines that sometimes stretched multiple […]

Massachusetts Recreational Cannabis Sales Cleared for Launch

This story has been updated. More than two years after Massachusetts voters legalized cannabis in the state, regulators have officially given the OK for retail stores to open their doors next week. The Northampton store has announced it will open for adult-use sales on Tuesday. Two shops—New England Treatment Access (NETA), in Northampton, and Cultivate, […]

Cathedral City Just Opened SoCal’s First Legal Consumption Lounge

The issue with legalization in California—and many other adult-use states—is that there aren’t many places to legally consume cannabis in public. Many argue this is what makes “legalization” a scam: how is weed legal if you can only consume it in your home without consequence? One Southern California desert community is providing a solution to this […]

British Columbia Issues First License for Private Retail

THE CANADIAN PRESS – A pot shop in Kimberley, BC, has received the province’s first private license to sell recreational cannabis, two weeks after legalization. Effective November 1, Tamarack Cannabis Boutique is newly permitted to sell non-medical marijuana but is currently closed as the store awaits the receipt of government licensed products. The retailer’s website […]

Paranormal Activity Spooks Oregon Dispensary Staff

Is the ghost of a dead pharmacist haunting a new dispensary in Oregon City, Oregon? Watch the video and judge for yourself. “Frankly, my jaw hit the floor, dude.” Jordan Brown, manager, Five Zero Trees Oregon City Patrons are swarming to Five Zero Trees in Oregon City for more than their amazing strains, such as Golden Lemons […]

A Good Budtender is Hard to Find: How to Work in Cannabis in Las Vegas

When the Planet 13 Superstore opens its doors to the public on November 1, it will be the largest dispensary in Las Vegas. The 112,000-square-foot retail and entertainment complex is full of Vegas-scale spectacle, but it also needs a small army of staffers to get off the ground. “We’re looking at upwards of 250 to […]

Dispensaries and Brands Giving Back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, about every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. Globally, it is the most common type of cancer among women, but it can be diagnosed in men as well, affecting each gender regardless of size, race, or income level. There are over 3.3 million breast cancer […]

Six Things to Know Before Opening a Dispensary

The idea of owning and operating a dispensary is often romanticized. In fact, it’s perceived as a relatively simple, sure-fire way to make money. But legalization’s proven the opposite to be true. Opening a dispensary is a grueling, expensive, multi-step process that’s easy to botch. The legal hurdles of running a cannabis business are so intricate […]