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The legal status of cannabis use in the US can still be somewhat confusing, especially since marijuana is still classified as a Schedule I drug and therefore, illegal at the federal level. Nevertheless, in many states across the country, using cannabis, particularly for recreational purposes, has already been legalized. Michigan is one of the states where recreational use of marijuana has been legalized, treating it as a substance similar to alcohol wherein only those of legal age – those aged 21 and above – can purchase and use it. In fact, it’s the first state in the Midwest United States to do so.
However, despite its legal status, it can still be difficult for cannabis enthusiasts to find a dispensary in Michigan as the recent pandemic delayed the roll-out of sales in the state.
Nevertheless, some dispensaries have opened, and here are the top 15 recreational dispensaries in Michigan.
15 Michigan Recreational Dispensaries
If you’re wondering where to buy marijuana in Michigan, check out this list of the top dispensaries in the state.
1. Arbors Wellness
Located in Ann Arbor, this Michigan dispensary used to exclusively supply medicinal marijuana for patients who needed it. However, since the legalization of recreational use of marijuana, they have since offered a separate menu for recreational cannabis.
All their products are independently tested by a third-party laboratory, PSI Labs, which is accredited as a medical marijuana testing facility. They are typically open from 9 AM to 8 PM and remain open every day, even on weekends.
Another Ann Arbor dispensary, Skymint also offers both medicinal and recreational marijuana. They offer an extensive range of cannabis products – from flowers to topicals. Skymint has accessories that recreational users can use for their strains. They are typically open from 10 AM to 8 PM, both during business days and weekends.
3. Exclusive Ann Harbor
Exclusive Ann Harbor is the first dispensary to be licensed in Michigan, selling cannabis for both medical and recreational use. They offer several types of products, ranging from cannabis flowers to concentrates. They even sell gears and apparel that reflects their brand’s uniqueness.
Ann Harbor is usually open every day, from 9 AM to 9 PM. Aside from their branch at Ann Harbor, they also have another store in Kalamazoo.
4. Michigan Supply and Provisions
Michigan Supply and Provisions is a Michigan-based dispensary, with many branches across the state. However, not all their branches offer marijuana for recreational use – particularly their Detroit and Ann Harbor locations.
Like many dispensaries, they offer several types of cannabis-related products such as flowers, vaporizers, pre-rolls, and edibles. They also sell accessories that customers can use to enjoy their marijuana. They are typically open from 9 AM to 9M, Mondays to Sundays.
5. Lume Cannabis Co.
Like Michigan Supply and Provisions, Lume Cannabis Co. has several branches across the state. They are typically open from 10 AM to 9 PM, from Mondays to Sundays. Lume Cannabis Co. offers an extensive range of cannabis products as well, ranging from the usual flowers to topicals and even edibles.
They also provide daily deals that give their customers different discounts on different days. Aside from this, you can also order online and have your order delivered if your area is covered.
6. Nature’s Medicines
While the other dispensaries have several branches in Michigan, Nature’s Medicines has recreational marijuana dispensaries in several states. In Michigan, they currently have two branches – one in Bay City and one in Wayne. Another branch in District 7 will open soon as well.
They also offer both medical and recreational marijuana, with products ranging from cannabis flowers to edibles. Their Bay City and Wayne branches are open from 9 AM to 8 PM from Mondays to Saturdays.
Similar to Nature’s Medicines, this Michigan dispensary has locations in different states, offering their products to a wider range of customers. They have two branches in Michigan, one in Ann Harbor while the other is in Detroit.
Each store has different store hours, with the one in Ann Harbor open from 10 AM to 8 PM during Mondays to Saturdays while their Detroit branch is open from 11 AM to 7 PM during the same days. They offer several cannabis-related products as well that can be used for both medical and recreational use.
8. The Fire Station
The Fire Station has two branches in Michigan, one in Negaunee and another in Marquette. Both sell marijuana for recreational purposes, with the latter selling purely for recreational use. Both stores are open 7 days a week, from 9 AM to 9 PM.
As a recreational dispensary, they offer several types of products and require a valid government-issued ID from customers who wish to purchase their products.
9. Meds Café
Meds Café has two branches in Michigan, one in Lowell and another in Rogers City, with the Meds Café Lowell branch selling for purely recreational purposes while the latter offers both medicinal and recreational products.
They have an extensive menu for recreational marijuana, offering several types of cannabis products as well as glass and accessories. They are open from 9 AM to 9 PM every day.
10. Quality Roots
Quality Roots dispensaries currently has one branch in Battle Creek with 2 more branches opening in 2021 in Hamtramck and Berkley. As a dispensary, they offer both medicinal and recreational marijuana, offering deals for both types.
They offer several types of marijuana-based products and they are open Mondays to Sundays, from 9 AM to 9 PM.
This Michigan marijuana dispensary has several branches in Michigan, and they offer both medicinal and recreational marijuana to their customers. They have locations in Ann Harbor, Bangor, Kalamazoo, and Battle Creek.
They have several types of products and you can choose the kind of marijuana you wish to purchase from them. Herbology has locations in other states as well such as Arkansas, North Dakota, Maryland, and Ohio.
12. 3Fifteen Cannabis
Another Michigan dispensary, 3Fifteen Cannabis offers their customers both recreational and medical marijuana, depending on their needs. They offer different types of marijuana-related products like edibles, tinctures, pre-rolls, and concentrates.
Since dispensaries in Michigan require you to be 21 and above to be able to purchase marijuana for recreational use, they ask for government-issued IDs from their clients when buying any of their products. They are open every day from 9 AM to 9 PM.
13. Bella Sol Wellness Centers
This dispensary offers both medical and recreational marijuana, ranging from flowers to pre-rolled joints. 420 Shore are located in Muskegon and are open from 10 AM to 7 PM on Tuesdays until Fridays. On weekends, they are open from 11 AM to 6 PM and they are closed on Mondays.
14. High Profile Buchanan
Although they have several locations throughout Michigan, High Profile’s Buchanan is most well-known for their wide selection of recreational marijuana. They are usually open from 10 AM to 8:45 PM, sometimes closing later at 10 PM on certain days.
As a recreational marijuana dispensary, they offer several products meant for recreational use such as pre-rolls, edibles, and even topicals.
15. LIV – Recreational
Lastly, LIV is a Michigan dispensary that sells marijuana purely for recreational use. They’re located in Ferndale, Michigan, and are open every day from 9 AM to 9 PM. They offer various cannabis and cannabis-related products. Aside from offering curbside pickups for orders, they also deliver orders to covered addresses.
If you’re wondering where you can buy recreational marijuana in Michigan, then hopefully, this list has helped you discover the dispensary nearest your location. However, keep in mind that although recreational marijuana use is legal in Michigan, it’s treated the same way as alcohol.
This means you will need to be of legal age (21 and above) to be able to purchase from dispensaries. Most of them will require you to provide a government-issued ID as proof.
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