Arizona Cannabis Dispensary FAQs

For the cannabis first-timer, the seasoned consumer, and everyone in between, our cannabis FAQ is designed to break down the basics of consuming marijuana in Arizona. Do you have a question that’s not addressed here? Feel free to reach out to the Giving Tree Dispensary team or stop by our Phoenix cannabis dispensary today.

Top Cannabis Customer FAQs

Are you selling recreationally?

Yes, adult-use sales are legal in Arizona for responsible adults age 21 and up. Please bring a valid government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license or passport. There are some forms of identification we cannot accept, so if you do not have a valid driver’s license or passport, please call us before to discuss your options.

What is the most cannabis I can buy recreationally?

Adult-Use Customers are limited to 1 ounce per purchase/visit, while AZ Medical Patients still have 2.5 ounce allotment per 2 week period.

Do you have customer specials?

Yes, we have a variety of customer specials available. Check out all of our specials here.

What if I’m not happy with my purchase?

We stand behind the quality of everything on our shelves. If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase at Giving Tree, you can return it for a replacement or store credit within ten days of purchase.

Medical Marijuana in Arizona

Is cannabis legal in Arizona?

Yes. Both medical marijuana and recreational (adult-use) marijuana have been legalized in Arizona. AZ medical marijuana was legalized in 2010, and recreational cannabis was made legal in 2020.

Is recreational marijuana legal in Arizona?

Yes. Adult-use/recreational cannabis in AZ is legal for adults over the age of 21.

How do I get my medical marijuana card in AZ?

You can apply for an AZ MMJ card online, through the Arizona Department of Health Services. Qualified patients fall into two categories: Adult Patients and Patients Under 18 (who will need a designated caregiver). The AZDHS provides details about patient requirements on their medical marijuana informational site.

What are the requirements for a medical marijuana card in AZ?

In order to qualify for an AZ MMJ card, you must be diagnosed with one of the currently-approved medical conditions:

  • Cancer
  • PTSD
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV
  • AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • ALS
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • A chronic/debilitating condition (or the treatment of a chronic condition) that causes, severe/chronic pain, severe nausea, wasting syndrome, seizures, and/or muscle spasms.

If you have a debilitating medical condition that isn’t currently listed, the state accepts petitions to add a condition(s) to the MMJ program every January and July.

If I’m not an AZ resident, can I buy medical marijuana?

At this time, out-of-state MMJ patients cannot purchase medical marijuana in AZ. However, if you qualify under AZ adult-use laws, you can still shop at a dispensary.

General Questions

Where can I buy marijuana in Phoenix?

There are both medical and recreational dispensaries in Phoenix. Although not all medical dispensaries currently offer recreational cannabis sales, all recreational dispensaries are dual-licensed to sell both medical and recreational cannabis.
Giving Tree Dispensary is one of the top Phoenix recreational dispensaries, providing premium-quality cannabis to adult users and MMJ patients.

What do I need to buy cannabis at a dispensary in AZ?

If you want to shop as an MMJ patient, you will need a valid AZ medical marijuana card. Otherwise, all adults over the age of 21 can purchase cannabis using a valid ID (when shopping at a recreational dispensary).

How much marijuana can you have at one time in AZ?

Adults over the age of 21 can possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis at a time or up to 5 grams of cannabis concentrate. Medical marijuana patients can possess 2.5 ounces bi-weekly.

What types of cannabis can I buy in AZ?

There are a wide variety of types of marijuana for sale in Arizona, including:

  • Flower
  • Pre-rolls
  • Oils
  • Cartridges
  • Concentrates/extracts
  • Marijuana edibles
  • Topicals

Where can I smoke marijuana in Phoenix?

While cannabis is legal in Arizona, public consumption is not allowed. You can smoke marijuana on private property.

Can I bring marijuana from AZ to another state/country?

No. You are not allowed to take cannabis across state lines because marijuana is still technically illegal on a federal level. This means that all marijuana purchased in AZ must also be consumed in AZ, even if you plan to travel to a state where cannabis is legalized.

Can I get a DUI for using marijuana in AZ?

Yes. Under Arizona’s Smart and Safe Marijuana Act, it is illegal to drive, fly, or boat while under the influence of cannabis. This applies to both recreational consumers and medical marijuana patients.

At our Dispensary

Who can shop at Giving Tree Dispensary?

Giving Tree Dispensary is a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, so both adult-use consumers and MMH patients are welcome to shop with us. Anyone over the age of 21 with a valid ID can purchase cannabis here.

Do I have to be an AZ resident to buy marijuana at Giving Tree?

No. You are not required to be a resident of Arizona to purchase cannabis at our dispensary. However, you do need to be at least 21 years old and have a valid ID.

What types of marijuana does your dispensary offer?

Giving Tree Dispensary has a diverse selection of cannabis and cannabis products available for sale. We’ve curated an exceptional variety of flower, pre-rolls, concentrates/extracts, oils, topicals, edibles, cartridges, and more. We also offer hemp-derived CBD for sale in Phoenix at our dispensary.

What makes Giving Tree Dispensary different?

We opened our dispensary in 2013 and quickly became a leader in the Phoenix medical marijuana community. When recreational marijuana was legalized, we were thrilled to be able to welcome adult-use consumers as well.

Giving Tree Dispensary is committed to raising the bar for quality, service, and community activation. Not only do we source only the very best cannabis brands and strains, but we also strive to provide education to both our customers and the community as a whole. Our goal is to make every customer feel confident and informed, providing them with the information and support they need to enjoy the best possible cannabis experience.

Learn more about our dispensary, including our seed-to-sale approach, our work in the community, and more, here.

Where is Giving Tree Dispensary located?

Giving Tree Dispensary is located in Phoenix, AZ. Our address is 701 W. Union Hills Dr., Phoenix, AZ, 85027.

Can you help me choose the best cannabis for my needs/preferences?

Absolutely. Our team is extensively trained and always happy to help and is well-equipped to help you navigate your dispensary shopping experience. We encourage every customer to feel completely comfortable asking questions during your visit, regardless of whether you are new to cannabis or fairly experienced. At Giving Tree Dispensary, we are passionate about the potential cannabis has to enhance your sense of wellbeing – so we’re always here to chat, share, and inform.

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