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Recreational Dispensary | Massachusetts FAQ


At our recreational dispensary (Massachusetts), we work hard to keep the entire experience casual and judgement-free while respecting your privacy. Below are the questions that we receive most often:

Located off of 495 in Lowell, Smyth Cannabis Co. is the most popular recreational dispensary near Andover, Ayer, Billerica, Burlington, Chelmsford, Nashua, Dracut, Groton, Haverhill, Lawrence, Littleton, Lowell, North Andover, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Wakefield, Westford, Wilmington, Woburn and the surrounding Massachusetts towns.


How old do I need to be to buy marijuana at a recreational dispensary? (Massachusetts)

Smyth Cannabis Co. and other recreational dispensaries (Massachusetts) may only sell to adults over 21 years of age. Anyone under the age of 21 is not legally allowed on the premises of a recreational-only dispensary. This includes waiting outside or even staying in the car.

Valid medical card holders can buy from a medical dispensary at age 18.

Will I need to show my ID?

A valid, government-issued ID photo is required to enter any recreational dispensary (Massachusetts). This may include a passport or a drivers license. Out-of-state drivers licenses are okay, subject to the store manager’s discretion. However, customers are responsible for adhering to all laws regulating the transport of weed across state lines. You will be asked to show your ID several times during your visit.

Can I have a discount?

Unfortunately, no. At this time, it is against the law to offer any deals, promotions or otherwise discounted prices on cannabis products at any dispensary in Massachusetts.

Do you carry _______?

Our menu changes daily as we are always selling out of products and bringing new ones in. Check back before your visit for an up-to-date list of what we have in stock. Contact us if you’re looking for something specific and don’t see it on our menu, as our friendly and knowledgeable budtenders may still be able to point you in the right direction.

Do you take credit cards?

Credit card transactions are not allowed for the purchase of cannabis products or accessories. However, most retailers including Smyth Cannabis Co. do accept debit cards, but additional fees will apply.

Cash is the safest option. ATMs are a staple at just about every dispensary in Massachusetts. But you should arrive with cash in advance to avoid running into any technical issues with the ATM and paying additional withdrawal fees.

Also, all online orders will need to be paid for in person at the time of pickup or delivery. Recreational dispensaries are unable to accept online payments at this time.

Do I need to leave a tip?

No. While it may be customary at some other Massachusetts dispensaries to leave tips, Smyth Cannabis Co. does not allow tipping. We appreciate any and all recognition for our employees’ hard work. However, we pride ourselves on our low prices and do not want our customers to feel pressured to spend more money. Instead, we pay our employees a competitive hourly salary that is much more stable than a gratuity-based model.

Are taxes included?

No, prices are not included at Smyth Cannabis Co. In addition to the standard 6.25% Massachusetts sales tax, expect an additional marijuana excise tax of 10.75%, plus a local tax of up to 3% that will vary based on city.

Other dispensaries may choose to include taxes in their menu prices. In addition, taxes do not apply to the sale of medical weed.

Visit Smyth Cannabis Co. Recreational Dispensary in Massachusetts

Conveniently located right off of I-495 our recreational dispensary Lowell, Massachusetts offers the highest quality cannabis flower, pre-rolls, edibles, concentrates and more. Our friendly budtenders will help you find products you love at industry-leading prices. We carry a rotating selection of our premium cannabis products, along with products from other local brands. Parking is available for free onsite. Visit us today!