What can I buy?
According to its online menu, the medical dispensary currently sells 10 different strains of flower (priced at $47 for an eighth of an ounce, not including tax), as well as pre-rolled joints, infused chocolates, tinctures, capsules, topicals, and vaporizer concentrates.
However, Edwards says they aren’t yet able to sell edibles to recreational customers, due to the state’s potency limits for non-medical users. When ATG opens, recreational customers will be able to buy flower, pre-rolls, and some of the concentrates, according to Edwards, who said the company is working to differentiate medical-only products on its online menu.
There will also be initial limits on the quantity that customers can buy.
While state law allows customers to buy up to one ounce of marijuana for non-medicinal use, the Salem shop says it will be limiting purchases to up to one-quarter ounce of flower “until further notice.”
ATG will also only be accepting cash for transactions, as most banks are still wary about getting into the industry due to the federal prohibition on marijuana. The Salem dispensary says it does have an ATM at the shop.
As with all other recreational dispensaries in the state, customers will have to show a valid photo ID proving their at least 21 years old before they’re allowed inside ATG.
The dispensary is also reminding customers that public consumption is strictly prohibited and that individuals cannot possess more than one once of marijuana in public (you can have up to 10 ounces at home).
Salem officials say they are approaching ATG’s opening as they would any other large-scale event. After all, they do have plenty of experience.
“It’s exciting. It’s historic. It’s been a long time coming,” Edwards said Tuesday. “We’re just hoping that people are respectful and that this is a positive rollout.”