Cannabis stores have been consistently stocking up on different strains to ensure every demand is met. Going to visit a store can be an exciting visit especially if you’re a novice grower just starting out your cannabis garden.
Keep in mind though that cannabis seeds stores are not the typical stores that you can just walk in to and do your shopping. Since they are selling cannabis, which some people still consider unlawful, they may implement certain rules and regulations to ensure that there’s comfort in their stores.
Do’s when Visiting a Weeds Seeds Store
Here are some of the things that you should know before or even during your weeds seeds store visit.
Knowing the reason for your Visit
Every budtender would want to know the reason why you’re visiting a cannabis seed store. They would also throw in additional questions such as what’s your goal in cannabis production, you should be prepared for your answer to this.
A budtender will explain to you how important it is to illustrate an experience that you would want to use the weed into, if you’re thinking of smoking the plants you’ll be cultivating that is.
Most buyers will explain that they want weeds that will go with them on certain occasions such as concerts, drinking, anxiety in the crowd or even for relaxing after dinner.
They will also ask you what kinds of results are you looking into, do you want to feel relaxed or uplifted? They can suggest strains that will either help you become more active to do your physical activities or something that will help you wind down and help you get to sleep.
Be Honest and Prepared to Ask a lot of Questions
You should never be afraid to ask a question regardless if it sounds silly or basic to you. You should remember that the budtender is there to answer every question you might think of.
For some cannabis seeds stores, you don’t need to have an appointment scheduled, but if you prefer to have a consultation in private, you should call ahead to make reservations.
Remember that for budtenders, no question is too silly or too beginner. They really appreciate if the customers ask a lot of questions especially the novice ones so as not to waste the time of going there.
Know what forms of Payments are Accepted & Bring Cash if Necessary
For some cannabis seed stores, cash may be the only option to pay for the seeds. Others have worked around and allow the use of credit and debit cards.
It’s very important to know what forms of payment the store accepts to avoid the regret of trying to purchase your seeds yet finding out that you don’t have enough cash for it. You can call the store ahead of time to ask or check their website.
Make sure you aware of any Health Issues you might encounter that can affect your Cannabis Experience
The side effects of using cannabis intake are not usually serious but they exist. It’s very important to know how your body reacts to it. The effects of cannabis are not just physical, some may experience increased anxiety level.
If you have medical conditions, it’s best to consult with your doctor first and ask him what would be the best way to consume cannabis. Although your budtender may be knowledgeable on the strains that will work for you, professional help may be beneficial in the long run.
Only buy the cannabis you really feel comfortable with
Budtenders will advise you to purchase cannabis that you really want to grow or use. Once you have tried it and you felt like it’s not for you, unfortunately, it’ll just be charged to experience as it can’t be returned.
If you’re not sure if that is the perfect weed for you, you can ask if the store sells edibles such as cookies or gummies that have used the strain you want. That way, you’ll experience the effect of the strain without having to go through the whole process of cultivating it.
Don’ts when Visiting a Weeds Seeds Store
Here’s a list of the thing that you should not do prior to or during your cannabis store visit.
Never ask for a sample the products
Sampling the cannabis products while inside the cannabis store is not permitted by the government. You can ask endless questions to the budtender even look at the seeds personally and as long as you want.
But asking to sample a weed while inside the store is a completely different story. If a person smokes weed while inside the store, he risks himself together with the store of going to jail.
Bringing persons under the age of 18
Some teenagers have blood for curiosity especially for cannabis and they might ask to join your trip to the cannabis store. Fortunately, they are not allowed to enter a cannabis store as they might not be able to comprehend everything that’s in there.
The law that says any person under the age of 18 is not allowed to smoke and cultivate cannabis also implies simply going to the store.
Going there a few minutes before closing time
You might be a paying customer but following the store’s operation time is necessary. These cannabis stores are regulated by the government even the hours of operations that they follow.
It is included in the contract or the permit they have signed that they are only allowed to operate within a certain time, otherwise, they might lose the chance of getting their license granted for the next term.
The operation hours are made to ensure that they better serve the community, and if you go there a few minutes before closing, stayed and caused the store to open overtime, you risk their permits and they might get closed for violating federal law.
What you can do is call ahead and verify their store hours to make sure you have plenty of time to stay there and get all the information you need.