Sunday November 5, 2017

By Samuel J. Smith


So, you live in a non-legal state that outlaws recreational and medical marijuana. We understand, it can be very frustrating and in the end, it just isn’t fair. Hopefully one day cannabis reform will make its way to every state in America, but until then, you can always plan a trip to a legal state any time you’d like to enjoy some cannabis. Don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you plan your trip!

Overview of Medicinal Cannabis Trips

Marijuana vacations are becoming very popular tourist destinations. Eager cannabis enthusiasts are traveling to recreational states in droves seeking to experience everything cannabis culture has to offer.

But not everyone traveling to seek marijuana is out there having the time of their lives. Many people traveling to recreational cannabis states are seeking chronic medicinal relief, alternative medicine or just trying a new form of spiritual healing. With new medical marijuana studies being conducted each and every day, many citizens are reading the data and ditching traditional western medicine for cannabis.

Resources for Medical Cannabis Information

If you’re considering cannabis as a medicinal alternative and you’re relatively new to the plant, check out PotGuide’s Health and Science blog before traveling out-of-state. Here you will find articles specifically pertaining to the medicinal benefits of cannabis with such topics as; PTSD, anxiety and depression, addiction, THC and CBD, cannabis topicals, and much more.

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Cannabis has many medicinal benefits that may help with many conditions.

Once you have spent a good amount of time researching and self-educating yourself on the health benefits of cannabis, it’s time to make your plans and travel to a recreational state in search of alternative relief.

420 Travel Accommodations

If you’re going to stay in a recreational state for your medicinal marijuana trip, it is best to stay at places that have 420 friendly lodging options. Finding a place to consume cannabis legally in a recreational state is difficult if you are not prepared.

Stick within the boundaries of the law and find 420 friendly lodging if you’re not already staying with family or friends. That way, you can sample as much cannabis as you’d like in the privacy of your own room.

If you’re looking for a flight or rental car, find them directly on PotGuide and book your trip today!

Where to Find Cannabis

Your flight lands and your rental car is waiting. Forget the hotel for now, it’s time to visit the dispensary! But where will you go? PotGuide features a comprehensive dispensary directory for recreational states like Alaska, Colorado, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. We also have many directories built out for states with only medical marijuana as well!

Within each individual state guide, you will find a map of the dispensaries as well as easy access to each shop’s website, hours and contact information. Every dispensary also has a unique profile page where consumers can view deals, user reviews, hours of operation and photos. Having all of this information in one place is key to easily finding the right dispensary for your needs.

Find Every Dispensary
Use PotGuide to easily find every dispensary in your area!

In order to get the best possible pricing on your purchase in the dispensary, check out PotGuide’s cannabis deals page for local steals and savings in the area you will be traveling. Recreational dispensaries are just like other retail stores and there’s always something on sale so be sure not to miss out!

If you’re extremely new to cannabis and know nothing about the different products and strains available, check out a few strain profiles and product reviews on PotGuide. Since this will be your very first dispensary experience, we also suggest you check out our Dispensaries 101 article to answer all of your questions on what to expect during your visit to the “dispo.”

There are many medicinal uses of cannabis. If you are one of the many seeking marijuana as an alternative medicine, we hope this guide will assist in your search for relief.

Do you have any questions about planning a medicinal cannabis trip? Ask them below!

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Samuel J. Smith Samuel J. Smith

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Samuel J. Smith is a modest Green Bay Packers fan who enjoys creative writing, cooking and inventing useful products. As an unaffected youth of the war on drugs and 1990s DARE program, Samuel seeks to spread his passion of cannabis to other like-minded individuals.

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