Can I just walk in with my ID and purchase Cannabis?

Yes, if you’re over 21 you can now purchase Cannabis from a dispensary with a valid state-issued ID.

What Forms of Payment Are Accepted?

HPRC accepts cash and local checks (Humboldt County). Customers can also you their patient rewards points and gift certificates for payment.

Do I have to register with the state of California?

Not for recreational use or even cultivation of up to six plants indoors.

How much Cannabis can I purchase?

The law permits adults 21 and up to buy 1 ounce of cannabis per day.

How old do I have to be to purchase Cannabis?

California law prohibits the sale of Cannabis to anyone under 21 years of age unless a qualified patient.

Are records of my recreational cannabis purchases kept on file?

Yes, the details of each recreational purchase are recorded. These include your first name, your customer number, and what you purchased.

Can I consume Cannabis in public?

Cannabis is banned in most public areas. There is absolutely no Prop 64 provision that allows you to light up in general public areas. 

Can I fly home with the Cannabis I purchased?

It’s generally not a good idea to fly with Cannabis since it is still prohibited on a Federal level.

Can I drive with Cannabis in my vehicle?

Yes, much like alcohol, you can carry cannabis around or drive with it in your car. But driving while stoned is very much illegal and can result in a DUI.

Is there a benefit to registering as a medical patient?

Some medical consumers get a break on taxes, and all of them can buy more and stronger cannabis products than recreational customers.

Are foreigners allowed to purchase cannabis with a 21+ foreign ID?

Yes, as long as the foreign ID is an official issued ID and the persons are 21+.

Will recreational grade cannabis lack the quality or control of medical grade?

Recreational cannabis will have strict testing regulations and quality control.