Understanding The Different Products Available At A Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Many states have legalized the use of cannabis for medical purposes, and a large number of people are now using medical cannabis to help treat a variety of medical conditions. If you have a medical condition that may be helped by cannabis, you can see a physician to get a medical marijuana recommendation so you can obtain a medical cannabis card. When you have a medical cannabis card, you will be able to buy cannabis products from licensed cannabis dispensaries. Cannabis dispensaries offer a wide variety of cannabis products, so it is good to know your options. Some of the common types of cannabis products sold at cannabis dispensaries include:

Dried Cannabis Flower

Medical cannabis dispensaries sell many different strains of cannabis, and you can opt to buy dried cannabis flowers. You may want to read about the different strains of marijuana to learn more about what strains seem to help what conditions. Dried cannabis flowers is smoked-- you can roll it into a cannabis cigarette, use a pipe, or opt to use another type of smoking apparatus. 

Edible Products

Edible products sold at medical marijuana dispensaries are infused with cannabis, so when you eat the edible, you will experience the effects commonly associated with cannabis. There are many different types of edibles, such as cookies, brownies, and candies. Edibles come in different strengths-- if you are unfamiliar with edibles, it is best to start out by using lower strength products until you have a good idea to how you will react. You will not immediately feel the effects of cannabis when you consume an edible product, so it is very important to be patient and wait a while. Don't assume that the edible is not working and consume more. 


Tinctures are made when cannabis is extracted and added to a liquid, such as a glycerin solution, oil, or alcohol. When you use a tincture, you will put drops of the liquid under your tongue and it will be absorbed into your body. You will feel the effects of a tincture faster than an edible, but not as fast as when you smoke cannabis. Many people like using cannabis tinctures because it is very easy to control the dosage.

Topical Creams

You can also buy topical cannabis creams at a medical cannabis dispensary. Cannabis topical creams do not create the psychoactive effect of consuming cannabis or smoking it, but it can be very helpful for inflammation, sore muscles, painful joints, and a variety of skin conditions. Since cannabis topical creams does not cause any psychoactive effects, you can do all of your normal activities wile using it. 

Get in touch with a company like CannaVine for more information.