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Review by Chris Mullins

Huge selection and great prices! Local and rare glass works, handmade pipes and a large cigar humidor make this shop the best in all of Asheville. They have a knowledgeable and passionate staff that enjoys what they do. Walking in feels more like walking into a friend's house, welcoming and relaxed. Large glass display cases beautifully present the hand blown works of art such as this amazing laser gun pipe.

Review by Isabella Bondzeit

Super cool people, chill environment, awesome prices, and all the insense you could imagine. Also, if you use juul pods, the ES pods (offbrand pods) have AMAZING flavors, especially the pink lemonade. Overall, excellent service and a great store experience.

Review by marci wilson

The Brevard store is awesome!!!! They stay stocked. They know their consumers & what they're looking for. I LOVE THIS PLACE! I'm not the only one. Everytime I run in there, they have customers chatting with them & still take care of other things. Just awesome!!

Review by Lisa Simpson

They always have what I'm looking for and the staff is awesome!

Review by Viki Foley

I love this place. They are always friendly. The staff seems to really know the store. They make good suggestions and clearly know their products Smoke supplies., vape supplies. Quality tobacco products and loads of funky unique items. I'm in there at least once a week

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About Arden, North Carolina

Arden is an unincorporated community located in southern Buncombe County, North Carolina, in the United States. Arden is approximately considered the area between Skyland and Fletcher near the Henderson County line. Arden's ZIP Code is 28704. Its post office serves Royal Pines and Avery Creek census designated places to the east and west of the post office itself. Arden is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town was named for the Forest of Arden, in Shakespeare's comedy "As You Like It."Arden is home to Glen Arden Elementary school, located at 50 Pinehurst Cir, Arden, NC 28704. Arden is also home to Christ School, a private boys Episcopal school. The Blake House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. 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!