530 collective

Medical Dispensaries / Redding/Mt. Shasta ย  (54,755 hits)
1550 Locust AvenueShasta Lake City , CA96019
530-275-0420
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4.4Avg. Rating
5.0
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5.0
Atmosphere
5.0
Staff
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Price
5.0
Bud Quality

This place is the best!

Was time to give this place it's due after the phenomenal Agent Orange and Cherry Pie it's had in there recently. Next level medicine fur sure. The taste, smell, aftertaste, effects were off the charts for me personally.

The staff is great, they greet you when you come in and make you feel better than you did when you walked in. When you walk in to the medicine room for the first time, take your time, there's a lot going on and a lot to see if you feel me, don't be afraid to ask ?s about what you are specifically looking for. This place will take good care of you!

4.4
Overall Rating
5.0
Atmosphere
5.0
Staff
5.0
Accessibility
3.0
Price
4.0
Bud Quality

Best of the two clubs in the area

Not a lot of competition around the area so they can afford to get away with $13 a gram plus tax with no price break on anything except ounces. The top shelf is usually extremely potent although not that tasty or fresh, the really inexpensive shelf has a few gems here and there and the edibles are pretty potent and very tasty. Budtenders are really friendly for the most part, everyone has their bad days. One of the female budtenders is one of the most attractive women in Shasta county so that's also a plus. The only two negatives are the price and the fact they run out of strains so quickly. I don't think I've ever seen a batch last more than 4 or 5 days on the long side if it's really good more like a day or two and it's gone again. Sometimes they literally have 3(three) top shelf strains to choose from so you never really know what to expect from the menu.

4.6
Overall Rating
4.0
Bud Quality
5.0
Staff
4.0
Accessibility
5.0
Price
5.0
Atmosphere

Solid collective, nice people.

1 personthought this review was helpful!

Overall, I've had a good experience with the 530 collective and it's staff.

Bud Quality- I would give this a 4.5. The top shelf I've never been disappointed by, some of the stuff on their middle shelf has been so so once or twice, there is usually at least 1 gem on the $5.50/gram so take advantage of that.

Atmosphere- Good quality atmosphere, music at the right volume, plenty of seating, something to read while you wait. I am allergic to big hairy dogs which sometimes greet you, but for the few minutes I'm in there it isn't bad, and you can always tell the dog to go lay down if you are allergic or ask the staff to do so or wait outside until you can go back and get your medicine. They keep the inside lobby as clean as possible the 15+ times I've been in there.

Staff- The staff definitely gets a 5+, they are all really pleasant to begin with and at worst friendly when they aren't at 100%. They have a good rhythm between the staff at the front desk and the medicine room to keep the traffic coming and going as smooth as possible. They are very knowledgeable about their products. They will give you as much or little info as you'd like on each product they have. I have also appreciated their honesty when they have told me they didn't have reviews on a product or it was new as opposed to pushing it as "great." They always weigh you a bit over as well which is nice.

Accessibility- Easy access, never had any issues parking. The only advice I would have is to scrap the menus in the lobby area, if you go in there and look at that your first few times you will soon realize the items on the menu do not correlate with the items in the backroom except for possibly a few. Man, I really wanted that Lemon Haze and Northern Lights! If you have a lot of rotating products then the menu serves no purpose but deception in that case. I would much rather see something much more simplified, your mainstay edibles (prices), your prices of each gram of cannabis (strains not necessary), prices of your hash, oils, tinctures, topicals, etc. That would also give the customers an idea of what they want to spend before entering the medicine room and not the false idea of that top shelf strawberry cough and blueberry kush they were excitedly waiting for. Also, sometimes they can be out of concentrates for days at a time which can be disappointing.

Price- Good price, great value and some nice strains on their lower shelf.

Overall the people are all great, and the medicine is very good.

1.4
Overall Rating
1.0
Bud Quality
2.0
Price
2.0
Accessibility
1.0
Staff
1.0
Atmosphere

TAINTED MEDICAL MARIJUANA

3 peoplethought this review was helpful!

I am stunned by the positive reviews garnered by this club. I can only attribute them to the lack of dispensaries in the area so locals don't realize there are better clubs out there, just not in this area.
I only needed one visit to this club to warrant no other visits.
1. GREETED BY IMPOSING AND ALLERGENIC HAIRY GERMAN SHEPHERDS WHO WERE ALLOWED TO JUMP UP ON ME.(I'M ALLERGIC TO DOGS BY THE WAY AS ARE MANY OTHERS)
2. ALSO GREETED BY TWO IMPOSING GUN TOTING EMPLOYEES.
3. BUD TENDER REACHED INTO THE BUD JAR WITH HER BARE HANDS AFTER GROOMING HER FACE AND HAIR WITH HER HANDS CONTAMINATING THE ENTIRE JAR.
4. BUD TENDER RETRIEVED A BUD FROM THE JAR, SMASHED IT BETWEEN HER FINGERS THEN SHOVED IT TOWARD US TO SMELL, YUCK!! WE DECLINED. AS A PATIENT I DON'T CARE ABOUT SMELL OR VISUALS ALL I CARE ABOUT IS EFFICACY. RECREATIONAL SMOKERS CARE ABOUT SMELLS AND SIGHTS NOT MEDICAL MARIJUANA USERS
5. BUD TENDER THEN TOSSED THE SMASHED BUD INTO A PLASTIC CUP HALF FULL WITH OTHER SMASHED BUDS. WHEN ASKED WHERE THAT MARIJUANA GOES SHE CHEERFULLY ADMITTED IT GOES ,"INTO THE PREROLLS" UGGH! AGAIN YUCK!!
6. ANYONE WITH DOGS KNOWS WHERE DOGS GO, HAIR GOES SO YOU GET DOG HAIR IN YOUR MEDICINE. AGAIN YUCK!
7. THE SELECTION IS SERIOUSLY LACKING
8. LACK OF POSTED TESTING OF BUDS
9. LACK OF UPDATING MENU OR ANY MENU PERIOD. ACTUALLY I WAS TOLD THAT, "OUR STOCK CHANGES SO FAST WE CAN'T KEEP UP"!! LAZY!! LET ME ASSURE YOU, 530, FAR BIGGER CLUBS WHICH ARE FAR BUSIER THAN YOU KEEP UP TO DATE MENUS, SHAME ON YOUR LACK OF CUSTOMER SERVICE.
10. THEY WON'T TELL YOU ON THE PHONE WHAT STOCK IS NOR WILL THEY KEEP AN UP TO DATE MENU SO THEY MAKE YOU WASTE YOUR TIME IN TRAVEL ONLY TO FIND OUT THEY DON'T HAVE WHAT YOU NEED. SO THEY ACTUALLY MAKE PATIENTS SUFFER THE TRIP IN AND BACK SOMETIMES LEAVING WITH NOTHING:(
In our circle of friends this club is know as the "booger finger bud club". So your medicine will have boogers, human and dog hairs in it.
THE QUEEN OF DRAGONS KEEPS AN UP TO DATE MENU AND HAS A FAR BETTER SELECTION, NO GUNS, AND NO DOGS: OH, AND TREMENDOUSLY BETTER CUSTOMER SERVICE!

5.0
Overall Rating
5.0
Staff
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Bud Quality
5.0
Atmosphere
5.0
Price

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3 peoplethought this review was helpful!

I just wanted to share my appreciation for all the staff at the 530, considering theyre all awesome in there. Chris, Braylee, and Joe are always helping me find just the right strain for my medical needs. Theyre all educated on the medicine and theyre always there to assist me with troublesome decisions its hard to pick one good strain when there is sooo much great medicine to choose from ! I definately reccomend this dispensary and their staff to be able to assist anyone with their medical needs.

5.0
Overall Rating
5.0
Bud Quality
5.0
Price
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Staff
5.0
Atmosphere

Groovy service

3 peoplethought this review was helpful!

Everyone here is really great. Chris has been really awesome in his service to me. I'm pleased with the place and the atmosphere. I feel really well taken care of by everyone there.

Keep up the good work!

5.0
Overall Rating
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Staff
5.0
Atmosphere
5.0
Bud Quality
5.0
Price

Awesome establishment!

2 peoplethought this review was helpful!

Well I am a regular there and I always have the best experiences when I visit, the staff are very well knowledgeable and willing to tend to your medical needs. My favorite helpers are Ashley and Amanda those girls are awesome and always leave me laughing or with a smile, I highly recommend their assistance if they re working they care a lot about your medical issues and are willing to tend to your needs accordingly. This place is just overall awesome, very chill environment and a very fun and caring staff. :)

5.0
Overall Rating
5.0
Bud Quality
5.0
Atmosphere
5.0
Staff
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Price

They made me feel right at home

2 peoplethought this review was helpful!

I'm older and I'm nervous in new situations, Braylie, Adam and Chris were so friendly and kind though, in no time I felt right at home. They helped me determine what strains were the best for my condition. The buds were beautiful and the prices reasonable. So the shopping experience itself was great. I just got home and I have to say, all edibles have certain amounts of thc, but not all edibles are this moist and delicious! So good! I'll report on my pain relief later. Just had to say, I can't imagine why I'd go anywhere else. I LIKE the feel of this place and these sweet natured people. Thank you!! OH!! One complaint!! With edibles this good, you really need 530 t-shirts in 2xx and 3xx.... just sayin'!! I'll be looking forward to those next time hopefully? :))

4.8
Overall Rating
5.0
Atmosphere
4.0
Price
5.0
Staff
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Bud Quality

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2 peoplethought this review was helpful!

So I started smoking a while back after iwas diagnosed with shingles, it's the most intense pain I've ever felt n using medical marijay jay helps in more ways than I can describe, I'd like to take the chance to thank the incredible staff from the 530, I've been to other dispensaries befor but none as knowledgable as this one. All of the bud tenders know what there talking about there very educated and all around helpful, there were a few people Iwanted to say thank u too directly. Dalton every time I've gone in you've answered any question of mine offered to get me water while I'm waiting, you really seem to know what your doing up there so thank u guys for making me feel comfortable walking in Along with the blond woman up front. The manager Devon is a hoot! he has a way with people really knows how to talk to them and is running that place beautifully. The last time I went in i encountered Chris, I've never delt with someone so professional befor, it was really nice being talked to like someone actually cares, they are all really standup employees everyone there has your best interest. Not there's. They treat u with nothing but kindness and respect. I would highly recommend this place and those specific employees๐Ÿ˜Š thank you guys!.

4.2
Overall Rating
5.0
Accessibility
5.0
Bud Quality
5.0
Staff
1.0
Price
5.0
Atmosphere

Love the 530!!

1 personthought this review was helpful!

Ilove this place! The environment is wonderful, when u walk in your greeted beautifully, ireally like dalton behind the front desk he's very welcoming and caring along with Jackie, I believe her name is. They made my first visit a special one and Ilook fwd to coming in to there warming faces for many times to come. ๐Ÿ˜Š you guys rock!!