Legal cannabis comes with a lot of rules and regulations. Many of them have great reason to be there and its good to brush up on them. Especially if you’re a cannabis tourist or just getting into the recreational cannabis use for the first time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Washington regulation states that cannabis products can be returned within two days of purchase with original packaging and receipt. Each individual store is allowed to develop their own rules when it comes to returns, many places enact a zero-tolerance return policy. Vape cartridges are devices that always feature return policy because of their fragility. Vape carts can suffer from a myriad of problems like leaking or just simply not working out of the packaging.
Diamond Green offers a customer loyalty program that encourages customers to make repeated visits to the store. Every tenth visit will earn each customer a 20 percent off coupon which discounts the entire purchase total.
Washington state adheres to strict purchasing limits. Purchasing limits are in place to discourage overconsumption and reduce the flow of legal cannabis into the black market.
Adults 21 and over can purchase one ounce of usable cannabis flower. One-ounce is 28-grams. 16-ounces of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, 72-ounces of cannabis drinkables, and seven-grams of cannabis concentrate, per WSLCB regulations.
The medical marijuana industry was absorbed into the recreational industry. It’s less visible than it used to be, but it still exists. While problems exist with the current medical system, it benefits in many ways being under the umbrella of the recreational industry. All medical product is bound to the same stringent testing as any recreational product. Medical patients are also privy to a discount when they sign up for the medical patient database and able to buy and hold more cannabis product.
If you’re a registered medical cannabis patient, the limits are: three ounces of usable cannabis flower, forty-eight ounces of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, two hundred sixteen ounces of cannabis drinkables, and twenty-one grams of cannabis concentrates, per the Washington State Department of Health.
Types Of Valid Identification
When you come into the store to purchase cannabis, you have to have identification. Not any identification works, there are certain types of ID’s that are acceptable. What makes an ID acceptable is a select number of factors. A valid ID must show, date of birth, signature (except US Military IDs), photo, expiration date (except Tribal Enrollment cards).
The following are acceptable forms of Identification: driver’s license, ID card, or instruction permit issued by any U.S. or Canadian province, Washington temporary license, U.S. military ID, official passport, merchant Marine ID, and Washington State tribal enrollment cards.
What Is Top Shelf Cannabis?
Top-shelf cannabis is a common term used in the recreational lexicon. It’s basically slang for the best cannabis in the store. There are several factors that make cannabis qualify for the top-shelf qualification. The easiest is the price. Top-shelf cannabis runs from $45 to $60 per eighth (3.5 grams). This breaks down to about $15 to $18 per gram. There are several factors that make cannabis worthy of these prices.
Brand recognition is an important factor that can dictate larger price points. Brands that produce limited batches of craft cannabis can dictate higher prices because there is more work involved to create lower yields of product. To be considered craft cannabis, farmers should be involved with the plants at every step, from seed to the final packaging.
Top-shelf cannabis should have excellent texture, smells, taste, colors. You should be able to see trichome coverage through the jar. Buds should look full and healthy. One-gram of top-shelf cannabis should be able to fill a blunt wrap with a solid portion.