Access Point

Last updated: November 17, 2021

What Does Access Point Mean?

An access point is an authorized location that has been specifically set up, and is regulated by state laws, to sell cannabis to licensed patients and consumers. Such locations are typically called dispensaries.

Besides selling cannabis, an access point also helps educate and inform patients about all aspects of the products. Depending on the state and its particular laws, an access point is often a location where patients and consumers can work with staff, known as budtenders, to discuss the various strains of available cannabis and the different products that can be purchased to meet the patient’s specific needs.


Maximum Yield Explains Access Point

Access points provide a safe and secure location where patients and consumers that are licensed by the state can discuss and shop for a wide array of cannabis items.

At an access point, marijuana products that contain varying levels of THC, cannabinoids, and terpenoids, are sold to adults who qualify. Generally, most access points are set up similar to a physician’s office or they have a dividing window where patients can freely discuss their private medical issues with a trained budtender while viewing the available cannabis items.

Consumers and patients are usually required to register at the access point and provide all required state certifications prior to purchase.




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