Weed dispensaries in Grand Rapids, MI

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    Weed dispensaries in Grand Rapids, MI

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    The average price of an 8th in Grand Rapids

    The average price of an 8th in Grand Rapids is $50. Some of the strains at this price include; High Octane, Moonshine Haze, Sour Alien OG, Space Cream, Cherry Diesel, Strawberry OG, Blue Dream, Hell's OG, Hash Haze, White Poison, and Hush Puppy Haze. Other strains include; Banger Mac at $45, Sundae Driver at $55, Gelato at $55, Princess Leia at $40, Wifes Lemonade at $35, Sunset Sherbet at $55, Sabotage OG at $40, Lemon OG at $35, Wedding Cake at $42, and Primal Punch at $42.

    Most popular strain in Grand Rapids 

    The most popular strain in Grand Rapids is Super Glue. It is an indica dominant strain that has a pine smell and a sweet caramel aroma. Super Glue has buds that have small leaves that are twisted and green in color. Another popular strain is Strawberry OG. It has a sweet kush taste with a berry aroma. Strawberry OG is a strawberry flavor that is mixed with Bruce Bunner's structure.

    Laws and regulations in Grand Rapids

    • It is legal to consume adult-use cannabis and medical cannabis in Grand Rapids.

    • Adults 21 years and above may purchase cannabis for adult-use.

    • It is illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana.

    • Transportation of medical or recreational cannabis is legal for qualified adults, caregivers, and patients so long as marijuana or marijuana-infused products are in a sealed and labeled package.

    • Exportation of marijuana from one state to another is illegal.

    • Any adult 21 years of age and above can legally cultivate up to 12 plants in a secured place in their residential area.  

    Flower/concentrate/edible possession limit in Grand Rapids

    Any adult 21 years and above may possess not more than 2.5 ounces (70.8 grams) of marijuana away from home, up to 15 grams of marijuana concentrates, and up to 10 ounces (283.4 grams) of marijuana at home. Medical marijuana patients can possess up to 16 ounces (453.6 grams) of marijuana-infused products in solid form, 7 grams of marijuana-infused products in gaseous form, and 36 fluid ounces (1020 grams) of marijuana-infused products in liquid form. Adults at least 21 years of age may also cultivate up to 12 marijuana plants per household.

    Difference between a storefront and a dispensary 

    A storefront is designated to meet the needs of people looking to purchase adult-use, or recreational, cannabis while dispensaries offer medical marijuana to patients with medical conditions.

    In a storefront, a customer may purchase cannabis products without medical necessity, as long as they have a state-issued ID confirming their age. A dispensary may have a waiting room from where patients are invited into the salesroom by the budtender to discuss which cannabis products may be best suited for their symptoms and conditions. 

    In a storefront, the emphasis is placed on the branding, packaging, and aesthetic of the products. Conversely, a dispensary focuses on the medical condition, the impact of the cannabis product on the patient, and health benefit goals.

    Difference between adult-use, or recreational, and medical

    Adult-use, or recreational, cannabis is used by consumers to derive pleasure, whereas medical marijuana is used to treat underlying medical conditions.

    Consumption of adult-use, or recreational, cannabis doesn't require any directions from a certified physician. In contrast, medical marijuana is taken under the guidance and supervision of a medical professional. 

    Medical patient benefits in Grand Rapids

    • Some prescribed strains may not be available in adult-use storefronts. With an MMJ card, you can purchase these strains at a dispensary or bring them from another town.

    • Waived excise and state sales tax on medical marijuana products makes them more affordable for medical marijuana patients.

    • Medical marijuana patients are given priority over adult consumers at dispensaries. 

    Medical marijuana information in Grand Rapids 

    To qualify for a medical marijuana card in Grand Rapids, you must be a resident of Michigan with a valid Michigan ID to show proof of residency. If you don’t have an ID, then a passport or other documents showing proof of residency can be used. These documents can be a utility bill, a bank statement, etc. 

    Medical marijuana patients and adults 21 years of age and above must have a diagnosed debilitating condition.

    You must obtain legitimate medical records or documentation from your primary care physician describing their diagnosis.

    Patients are required to register with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) and pay a registration fee of $60.

    The application and physician's certification can be submitted to the state or mailed online to the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH).

    The MDCH should approve patient applications after 15 days, and patients should contact the MDCH directly if they do not receive confirmation of approval.

    Where does the Grand Rapids tax revenue go? 

    Grand Rapids’ cannabis tax revenue is used by both the local and state governments to implement projects. Some of the projects include; repair of roads and bridges, improvement of health by promoting research, and educating youth on the effects of drug abuse. The remaining portion is used to build more schools and provide scholarships.