Medical marijuana is becoming a new trend in the treatment and management of several diseases including those chronic fatal ones like cancer, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors, and HIV/AIDS. Marijuana is originally a schedule I drug as classified by federal law which means that doctors cannot prescribe it and it is unlawful for pharmacies to dispense it. However because of researches proving the wonder effects of marijuana, 14 states in the United States including Colorado, as well as in Canada, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany, and Austria have legalized the use of medical marijuana.
There are several medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado. But before you can acquire such, you have to acquire a Medical Marijuana Registry Card coming from the health department in Colorado actually saying that you are eligible for the treatment of medicinal marijuana and/or your driver’s license. To find legal medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado, here are some steps you can follow:
• Search for a dispensary that is near your location online. You can Google it or use Google maps. You will then have a list of dispensaries. Then, try to visit their website so that you will know what they offer, their products menu, free patient consultation, if they require specific fees, or perhaps a discount on their products.
• Search for a dispensary consumer review. These types of information are almost often useful for first-timers who want to try a product or establishments such as a medicinal marijuana dispensary. Consumer reviews can give you educational tips and advices about a particular dispensary and his or her experience whether good or bad.
• Lastly, is to visit the dispensary. There is no better way of telling if the dispensary is efficient or not than the actual experience. Remember that medicinal marijuana dispensary is still a new industry and each of these companies is unique in approaching their clients.