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Allergies: The Unbearable Sniffing, Sneezing and Drainage

My name is Marilyn Baker, and I have horrible allergies. I’m 42 years old and have been suffering from allergies since I was a child. I have seasonal and environmental allergies. Allergies plague me year round. When I was young, my parents even moved to a dryer area in the hope of helping me. Over the past eight years, I have done extensive research both through doctors and online. I have managed to come up with some combinations that have helped me a great deal. My allergies aren’t gone, but they have become manageable. I do have to have allergy shots, but I also use some natural remedies. I am happy to be able to share my findings with you here on my blog. I hope you can find some of this of value.

Allergies: The Unbearable Sniffing, Sneezing and Drainage

Things To Avoid Doing When You Visit A Dispensary

by Clifton Davidson

When you visit a medical marijuana dispensary, there are a few things you need to do. Bring your ID, ask the budtender questions, and be open to trying new products. But what things should you avoid doing as a part of your dispensary visit? Take a look at a few big ones:

Don't: Get too hung up on the THC percentage.

It's common for newer dispensary visitors to look for and purchase only the strains that are the highest in THC. But while this can feel like you're getting the most bang for your buck, it's not a great way to shop for cannabis. THC content is just one factor that affects how certain strains make you feel. Terpenes and other cannabinoids also come into play. So, make sure you consider these factors rather than just buying the strain with the highest THC content.

Don't: Visit just before closing if you have a lot of questions.

Budtenders are more than happy to chat with you and answer all of your burning questions about cannabis. It's their job! But if you need this service, don't wait until the dispensary is about to close to stop by. The budtenders will be rushed at this time, and you may not get as much advice as you'd like. Visit in the middle of the day, when things are slower, and you'll generally get a lot more personalized advisement.

Don't: Come to the dispensary stoned.

Coming to the dispensary a little buzzed can be enjoyable, but if you've used heavily and are outright stoned, you're better off putting off your visit for another day. It's hard to shop and compare items when you're stoned, and you might miss out on a product you'd really benefit from. This is not a hard and fast "rule" — just general advice.

Don't: Linger for too long after you've made your purchase.

Especially since the COVID-19 pandemic, dispensaries often have capacity limits they need to adhere to. So, once you've made your purchase, it is polite to clear out and make some space for others. Resist the urge to keep wandering around and browsing the aisles after checking out. If you do want to spend a lot of time browsing, visit in the middle of the day when the shop is less busy.

If you can avoid making these little mistakes at the cannabis dispensary, you'll have a better experience and the staff will also appreciate you.