The HERBARIUM
The HERBARIUM
1677, 264 Exchange St, Chicopee, MA 01013, USA

4.8 / 5

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Mass Alternative Care
Mass Alternative Care
1247 E Main St, Chicopee, MA 01020, USA

4.6 / 5

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Mary Jane Makes Your Heart Sing
Mary Jane Makes Your Heart Sing
1865 Page Blvd, Springfield, MA 01151, USA

4 / 5

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Alternative Health Care of Western Massachusetts
Alternative Health Care of Western Massachusetts
59 Interstate Dr, West Springfield, MA 01089, USA

5 / 5

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Greater Holyoke YMCA
Greater Holyoke YMCA
171 Pine St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

4.4 / 5

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JimBuddy's Vape Shop
JimBuddy's Vape Shop
1271 Memorial Dr, Chicopee, MA 01020, USA

4.7 / 5

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About Chicopee, Massachusetts

Chicopee ( CHIK-ə-pee) is a city located on the Connecticut River in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 55,298, making it the second-largest city in Western Massachusetts after Springfield. As of 2018, the estimated population was 55,582. Chicopee is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The communities of Chicopee Center (Cabotville), Chicopee Falls, Willimansett, Fairview, Aldenville, Burnett Road, Smith Highlands and Westover are located within the city. One of the ventures of the Boston Associates, Chicopee is a city built around several smaller former mill communities on its namesake, the Chicopee River. During the 19th century, the city was home to the first American producer of friction matches as well as a variety of other industries, including the Ames Manufacturing Company, an early pioneer in machining lathes, building upon the work of Springfield's Thomas Blanchard, and the largest ... Read More

What is a Dispensary?

A dispensary is a store that sells special items or dispenses the specialized items. Cannabis or marijuana dispensariers started in the US some time in the early 1990’s when Dennis Peron opend the San Francisro Cannbis Buyers Club. Back then the cannabis dispensary faced a ton of hardships, but Dennis, his team and dream helped pave the future for all future recreational and medical cannabis dispensaries. In 2014 the first recreational dispensary, 3D Cannabis opened it’s doors in Colorado. As of 4-1-19 33 states have medical dispensaries and 10 states have recreational dispensaries.

At a dispnsary one will find many differnt kinds of cannabis flowers (buds) and concentrates, edibles along with smoking untensils, but have a limited selection compared to online shops like Elev8 Glass Gallery. The dispensary also will have what is called a budtender to help you find what you are looking for. If you need help with cannabis info Elev8 Presents is a good resource.

What is the difference between a medical or recreational dispensary?

In realtiy medical and recreational dispensaries are the same thing. This all comes down to the states laws on cannabis. We feel cannabis is just like alcohol and medical will happen first and then recreational will follow, and so far history is showing this. Dispensaries are an excellent place for patients and recreational smokers alike to find the cannabis that best suits their needs!