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Five Tips for Visiting a Cleveland Medical Marijuana Dispensary for the First Time

Cleveland Medical Marijuana Dispensary
Body and Mind
Body and Mind January 19, 2022

Going to an Ohio medical marijuana dispensary for the first time? If you’ve been approved for your medical marijuana card, you’ll finally have access to a new world of accessible medical cannabis teeming with possibilities. It can be overwhelming to figure out what to do first and how to act when you first go to a medical marijuana dispensary. Here are five helpful tips on how to help make your first trip comfortable and easy.

Find a Trusted Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The right medical marijuana dispensary will make you feel comfortable, have educated personnel, and be clean and sanitized. It should have a wide selection of medical cannabis products including but not limited to, medical cannabis flower, infused edibles, concentrates, creams and other non-combustible goods. Body and Mind medical marijuana dispensary is proud to serve the Cleveland area the highest quality medical cannabis in Ohio. Our staff is known for their knowledge of medical marijuana and what products may be right for first timers.

Don’t Forget Your ID, Patient Card + Cash

In the State of Ohio, medical marijuana is approved for medical use. With that said, you need to bring a medical marijuana patient/caregiver card and government-issued ID. Please don’t forget either of those, since you won’t be able to get in without both.

While cash isn’t the only form of payment, credit is not accepted.  Your debit card with a pin will work at the register or in the onsite ATM. Fees are assessed on debit card use. 

Do Your Research

When purchasing medical marijuana, it’s better to take your time before you arrive at the dispensary and think about what you’re looking for. Keep this in mind, since you’ll likely be asked this when you approach the dispensary staff to better determine which products are right for you. 

Repeat after us: Online medical marijuana dispensary menus are your friends. It’s easy to rush through the buying process at a dispensary because of all the options. The dispensary’s online menu takes care of that problem. Placing an online order for pickup is also a great way to ensure your medical marijuana product is in stock and ready when you are.  If you’re searching for a particular strain or product, calling ahead is also a great option. 

Ask Questions

Everyone has had to make their first dispensary trip once, so relax! The world of medical marijuana may be overwhelming, but you’re in safe hands with credible staff like the one at Body and Mind dispensary. Don’t feel shy about sharing your lack of experience with medical cannabis. Let dispensary staff know what your concerns are.  If you are honest with them, the advice and products they suggest are more likely to help your specific needs. 


What’s Next?

Congratulations! You’ve been to a medical marijuana dispensary and you’ve made it through to the other side. Not so bad, right?  Always remember to keep your medical cannabis products stored in a secure place out of reach, and in temperature-appropriate conditions. Under current medical marijuana laws, you’ll need to consume your new products in the safety of your own home. Now the only thing left to do is think about your next visit. Find your Perfect Balance!


Body and Mind
Body and Mind January 19, 2022

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