Written by Melvin Magadia | November 25, 2019
With the push for cannabis legalization in most states, medical weed has become more accessible than ever. However, cannabis is not legal at the Federal level. For some people, mobility issues may make it difficult for them to wait in long line in dispensaries in OKC. Rather than drive a long way to buy medical cannabis, it is now possible to have it delivered. This is why cannabis delivery can make sense. Depending on your state, delivery services may still be prohibited. If you going to dispensaries is an issue for you, here are some things you need to know about weed delivery.
If you are planning to avail of cannabis delivery, you first need to know whether it’s allowed by law. There are cases when the state may allow it but the local county or city governments does not allow buying or delivering weed. Weed delivery services are still outlawed in most states so you need to make sure that the courier is licensed to deliver cannabis.
In areas where marijuana businesses are legal, you have the option of weed delivery. All you have to do is order your weed online and the courier will deliver the marijuana to your front door. You browse what’s available at the marijuana dispensary near you. Most platforms employ a star system for the marijuana dispensary you are choosing based on their online reputation to help with your purchase decision.
Marijuana delivery platforms show the product image, description and the price range from 1/8 of an ounce to a full ounce. Simply choose the product you want to buy and add to your cart. You then place an order and have it delivered. Most platforms will send an SMS confirmation, the courier’s name, and estimated delivery time. Some platforms also allow tracking purchases in real-time.
If you are a first-timer with the delivery service, you may have to provide the driver with a copy of your doctor’s recommendations as well as some identification cards.
Once your order has been delivered, make sure that your ID ready as the driver will likely check it. Also, you may have to pay cash. Many dispensaries will still not process credit card or debit card transactions. Also, prepare the exact amount as most delivery drivers may not carry a lot of cash for their own safety or protection. Tips will be appreciated but not always allowed.
There are thousands of delivery service available how do you find the right one? Fortunately, there are websites that can make choosing a delivery service less stressful on your part.
Leafly provides a comprehensive listing of dispensaries as well as strain guides. By creating an account on the site, you can not only follow local dispensaries but also receive coupons and discounts.
In Weedmaps, you simply input your current location and the site will return every dispensary or delivery service within 20 miles. The results include contact information, store hours, menu items, and patient reviews.
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