Help with the Hunt: Find the Right Cannabis Products

New apps are designed to help locate strains, products and secure a medical marijuana recommendation.

Finding cannabis products you love can be complicated. But if you are sensitive to the differences between cannabis products, finding the right marijuana can be a crucial step in getting medicated. Even in states like California, with large legal cannabis programs, availability of products and strains varies by dispensary and within a dispensary by the day or even hour.

This high level of variety and lack of stability in sourcing can make things difficult. You may find an amazing product at your local dispensary. You love it, but when you go back to get more it’s out of stock. Now you are on the hunt. Do any other dispensaries have it nearby? How do you even start that search?

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The Future of Cannatech: 3 Dank Innovations to Bet On

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This piece was co-created by Michelle Janikian and Catherine Goldberg.  

Technology and cannabis go together like cookies and milk. Or, since I’m writing this from LA, like Girl Scout Cookies and Soylent.

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6 Apps Weed Lovers Will Want

Finally, with more than half the country legally smoking weed in one form or another, high tech apps are making it even easier to find dispensaries, popular strains and even local singles who might want to join you for a smoke.

Here are six weed apps created by innovative stoner minds.

The most popular one out there is Seattle-based Leafly, and for good reason. In addition to having some of the highest ratings in the App Store, it includes an enormous range of information also available on its namesake website. You can explore hundreds of weed strains, find out where they’re available near you, read user-submitted reviews of the different flavors and desired effects, which you can search by name, effect or flavor. There’s an integrated map to help users find a legal doctor, clinic or retail store (in addition to medical dispensaries), plus informational and entertaining videos, as well as a weed news and culture section.

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