Marijuana dispensaries in Joliet, IL

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    Marijuana dispensaries in Joliet, IL

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    Average price of an 8th in Joliet

    The average price of an 8th in Joliet is $65. Some of the strains at this price include Kentucky Bluegrass, East Coast Sour Diesel, Green Crack, Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, Sonny G, Mimosa, Bear Dance, Key Lime Remedy, Blackberry Kush, Cheese, Thunder Cookies, Vanilla Kush, and Glazed N Infused. Other strains include Harle-Tsu at $68, Liberty Haze at $59, The White at $54, Original GG at $60, Blue Gelato at $55, and Green Line OG at $60.

    Most popular strain in Joliet

    The most popular strain in Joliet is the East Coast Sour Diesel. It is a sativa-leaning hybrid that has a sour lemon smell. East Coast Diesel has a sweet and spicy flavor that leaves a lemon after taste. Blackberry Kush is highly sought after in Joliet. It is a predominantly indica strain that has a jet fuel taste and aroma. 

    Laws and regulations in Joliet 

    • It is illegal to consume or possess unsealed cannabis products in a motor vehicle.

    • It is legal for adults over 21 years of age to purchase and consume cannabis products. 

    • Dispensaries and storefronts selling cannabis products must be licensed by the state.

    • It is prohibited to use cannabis products in any public place.

    • It is legal for minors to consume cannabis products administered by a doctor on school premises under the supervision of a school nurse.

    Flower/concentrate/edible possession limit in Joliet 

    Individuals above 21 years of age who are residents can purchase and possess up to 30 grams of dry cannabis, five grams of cannabis concentrate, and 500 milligrams of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) contained in cannabis products. Non-residents are only able to purchase and possess up to half of the quantity that residents are allowed to possess.

    Difference between a storefront and a dispensary

    A storefront sells cannabis products primarily for adult consumers without medical necessity, while a dispensary offers medical marijuana derivatives to treat medical conditions.

    In a storefront, adult-use, or recreational, cannabis products are more expensive due to excise, state, and local taxes. The excise taxes are waived on medical marijuana patients, making them more affordable for patients.

    Difference between adult-use, or recreational, and medical 

    Adult-use, or recreational, cannabis is consumed for enjoyment instead of health benefits while medical marijuana is used to treat patients with debilitating conditions. 

    You must have a medical marijuana card to gain access to a dispensary. Conversely, you don’t need a medical marijuana card to purchase adult-use, or recreational, cannabis in Colorado Springs. 

    You must have the diagnosis of a chronic condition from a qualified physician to use medical marijuana derivatives. In contrast, you don’t need to be diagnosed by a qualified physician to use recreational cannabis.

    Medical patient benefits in Joliet 

    • Patients 18 and older may purchase and consume cannabis with a valid MMJ card. 

    • Medical marijuana patients are given priority over adult consumers and are not required to wait in line at dispensaries.

    • Medical marijuana patients have access to a wider variety of products containing higher levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). 

    • Waived excise tax on medical marijuana products.

    Medical marijuana information in Joliet 

    Medical marijuana patients should be residents of Joliet and show proof of residency with a valid government ID.

    If the patient has no ID, a bank statement, utility bill, or other documents that prove the patient is a resident of Joliet can be used.

    Patients can personally meet with the physician to confirm if he/she has a certified medical condition or online with a certified telemedicine doctor.

    The medical marijuana recommendation is submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health for evaluation. 

    Patients must create an online account through the Medical Cannabis Patient Registry, and pay the registration fee, which may range from $50 to $250, after which the patient is granted a valid MMJ card. 

    Patients below 18 years old with a diagnosed medical condition can qualify for a medical marijuana card. However, they have to be accompanied by a guardian or caregiver.

    Where does the Joliet tax revenue go? 

    The Joliet tax revenue is directed into the general fund to improve the health sector. Some of the money is used in supporting the youth through education on the effects of drug abuse. Part of the money is used to sponsor students from low-income families for university education scholarships. The remaining portion is routed back into the cannabis industry to provide loans and grants to various small businesses.