Weed dispensaries in Peoria, IL

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    Weed dispensaries in Peoria, IL

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    Average price of an 8th in Peoria 

    The average price of an 8th in Peoria is $60. Some of the strains at this price include Sunshine OG, Outerspace, Venom OG, Original Glue, Macanana, Bio Jesus, Orange Whip, Rollins, Dubble Rainbow, OG 18, Lime Sorbet; Wedding Crasher, Mag Landrace, Chem de la Chem, Island Sweet Skunk, Green Line OG, Durga Mata, and Moby Dick. Other strains include; Concrete Slippers at $25, Grim Bastard OG at $65, Double Durban Kush at $55, Peppermint Kush at $50, Face Melt OG at $55, and Dream Queen at $25.

    Most popular strain in Peoria

    The most popular strain in Peoria is Lime Sorbet. It is an indica leaning strain that has a pungent earthy aroma. Lime Sorbet has a fresh tropical lime and sour berries flavor when inhaled. Double Durban Poison is another popular strain in Peoria. It is a sativa-dominant strain with a pungent sweet piney smell. 

    Laws and regulations in Peoria 

    • It is illegal to drive under the influence of cannabis products.

    • Dispensaries and storefronts must have a valid state license in order to operate.

    • Use of cannabis in any public place in public view is prohibited.

    • Adults 21 years old and above can legally purchase and consume cannabis products.

    • Medical patients who are Illinois residents with medical marijuana cards can grow up to five cannabis plants.

    Flower/concentrate/edible possession limit in Peoria

    Illinois residents 21 years and above can lawfully purchase and possess not more than 30 grams of cannabis flower, edibles containing 500 milligrams of THC, and five grams of cannabis concentrate. However, only medical patients with a valid medical marijuana identification card are permitted to cultivate up to five plants in an enclosed locked facility for their personal use.

    Difference between a storefront and a dispensary

    In a legal adult-use, or recreational, storefront, adults 18 years and above don’t need a medical marijuana card to purchase cannabis products while in a dispensary, medical patients must have a valid marijuana card to buy marijuana. 

    A patient has to be diagnosed by a physician and have records about their condition to gain access to a dispensary, while in a storefront, you don’t need any medical records to buy cannabis.

    Difference between recreational and medical 

    Adult-use, or recreational, cannabis is used by adult consumers for enjoyment whereas medical cannabis is used by patients to treat chronic medical conditions or symptoms.

    Adults over 21 years old can legally consume and possess cannabis. Conversely, both minors with caregivers and adults at least 18 years old can consume and possess medical cannabis with a valid medical marijuana identification card.

    Medical patient benefits in Peoria

    • Medical patients with valid medical marijuana cards are permitted to grow up to five cannabis plants for personal use.

    • Adults 18 years and above can purchase and consume medical cannabis. Moreover, minors with caregivers can also consume medical cannabis.

    • Medical patients are allowed to consume cannabis products of higher amounts of THC so long as it is recommended by a certified physician for their chronic condition.

    • 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). 

    Medical marijuana information in Peoria

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

    If the patient has no ID, a bank statement, utility bill, or other document that proves the patient is a resident of Peoria can be used.

    Patients can personally meet with the physician to confirm if they have a qualifying 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 gets 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 Peoria tax revenue go? 

    Peoria cannabis tax revenue is used to fund various government projects. Part of the money is used to renovate schools within Peoria and the entire state of Illinois. The tax money is used to improve public safety within Peoria by recruiting more residents into the police department. The remaining portion is used to sponsor education awareness programs such as the dangers of drug abuse in youth.