Since the New Year, cannabis dispensaries have been open to the general adult public, which means that many people are visiting their local pot shop for the first time or for the first time in years. And what they’re finding is a whole new, glittering and confusing world of cannabis, filled with hundreds of choices.
Dispensary employees are now introducing newbies to cannabis and its many forms so customers can find the products that best suit their needs. Fortunately, Bay Area dispensaries have a long tradition of working with people with little knowledge about cannabis or which products are going to be best for them.
“We put a high value on education,” said Zee Handoush, executive director of 7 Stars Holistic Healing Center in Richmond. “We try to understand what the patients and customers’ needs are and then do our best to not only get them