Who can purchase cannabis products?
Anyone over the age of 21 may purchase cannabis products.
What do I need to purchase adult use cannabis products?
You need to be over the age of 21 with a valid government issued picture ID. The Dispensary is cash only and cannot accept debit or credit cards. During COVID, all persons must also wear a mask. Other than that, just stop in and order in person! No wait lists or other complications to decipher, just come on in and see a budtender to purchase. Check out our full menus including all items in-stock and all prices including sales tax. What you see is what you pay!
What forms of ID are accepted?
You should bring a photo ID showing your primary address and be over the age of 21. Identification must include a government issued ID, either state ID, Driver’s License, registration certificate issued under the Military Selective Service Act, or an identification issued to a member of the Armed Services, or other valid government issued ID. Any identification that is acceptable shall be valid and unexpired and contain a photograph and date of birth. Additionally, a passport may be utilized, but unless accompanied by a second form of identification listing the purchasers current address, all passports will be categorized as ‘out of state’ residents.
Can I use my credit or debit card?
No, at this time The Dispensary is cash-only and cannot accept credit or debit cards.
Where are you located and how can I contact you?
We have two locations to serve adult use purchasers in Fulton and East Dubuque, Illinois. You can visit us at 1801 16th Avenue, Fulton, IL and 1709 Highway 35N, East Dubuque, IL. Check out Our Locations page for more information. You can also call The Dispensary at (815) 208-7701 or contact us.
We're open! Come on in!
Both the Rec Room in Fulton and The Dispensary East Dubuque are open and ready to serve purchasers over the age of 21. Visit us Monday through Saturday, from 11AM to 7PM and Sunday from 11AM to 3PM. No wait lists, come right in, order your cannabis products, and enjoy your day.
What are your hours of operation?
The Dispensary’s regular adult use hours at both locations are Monday – Saturday from 11AM to 7PM and Sunday from 11AM to 3PM. The Dispensary is closed on certain holidays.
How much can I buy?
State law sets legal purchase limits for in-state residents and out-of-state purchasers. In-state residents with valid ID can purchase up to 30 grams of flower, 5 grams of concentrates, and 500mg of infused products (edibles) each visit. Out-of-state residents with valid ID may purchase up to 15 grams of flower, 2.5 grams of concentrate, and 250mg of infused products (edibles) each visit. Customers can only purchase once per day.
What products are available for purchase?
You can view the full menu at any time for the Fulton and East Dubuque Stores by visiting our menu pages. The Dispensary uses Leafly to list all available products.All prices include all sales and excise taxes which can range from 24-39% depending on the product. What you see is what you pay. The Dispensary is cash only and cannot accept credit or debit cards.
Why get a medical card now that cannabis is legal for adults?
The medical program has several benefits including reduced cost, greater availability, and the right to grow 5 plants out of public view, locked, and enclosed per household. Medical patients pay a tax rate of only 1% while adult use purchasers pay a tax rate that varies between 24% and 39% depending on the product. The medical program does have a high cost to entry with doctor fees and state fees. Consider visiting our adult use store to try the products by to see if they work for you. Ask to speak with one of our specialist cross-trained medical budtenders during your visit. Learn more about becoming a medical patient by visiting our Patients Page.
Where can I possess and consume cannabis products?
The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act does not permit any person to engage in, and does not prevent the imposition of any civil, criminal, or other penalties for undertaking any task under the influence of cannabis when doing so would constitute negligence, professional malpractice, or professional misconduct; You cannot possess cannabis in a school bus, unless permitted for a qualifying patient or caregiver pursuant to the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; on the grounds of any preschool or primary or secondary school, unless permitted for a qualifying patient or caregiver pursuant to the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; in any correctional facility; in a vehicle not open to the public unless the cannabis is in a reasonably secured, sealed container and reasonably inaccessible while the vehicle is moving; or in a private residence that is used at any time to provide licensed child care or other similar social service care on the premises; You cannot use cannabis in a school bus, unless permitted for a qualifying patient or caregiver pursuant to the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; on the grounds of any preschool or primary or secondary school, unless permitted for a qualifying patient or caregiver pursuant to the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; in any correctional facility; in any motor vehicle; in a private residence that is used at any time to provide licensed child care or other similar social service care on the premises; in any public place; or knowingly in close physical proximity to anyone under 21 years of age who is not a registered medical cannabis patient under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; You may not smoke cannabis in any place where smoking is prohibited under the Smoke Free Illinois Act. You may not operate, navigate, or being in actual physical control of any motor vehicle, aircraft, or motorboat while using or under the influence of cannabis in violation of Section 11-501 or 11-502.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code; facilitating the use of cannabis by any person who is not allowed to use cannabis under this Act or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; transferring cannabis to any person contrary to this Act or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; You may not use cannabis if you are a law enforcement officer, corrections officer, probation officer, or firefighter while on duty; or possess a school bus permit or a Commercial Driver’s License while on duty. As used in this Section, “public place” means any place where a person could reasonably be expected to be observed by others. “Public place” includes all parts of buildings owned in whole or in part, or leased, by the State or a unit of local government. “Public place” does not include a private residence unless the private residence is used to provide licensed child care, foster care, or other similar social service care on the premises. Nothing in the Act prevents the arrest or prosecution of a person for reckless driving or driving under the influence of cannabis if probable cause exists. Nothing in the Act shall prevents a private business from restricting or prohibiting the use of cannabis on its property, including areas where motor vehicles are parked. For more information, see the information FAQ published by the Department overseeing Adult Use Cannabis in Illinois. – IDFPR FAQ for Adult Use Purchasers
• Cannabis consumption can impair cognition and driving, is for adult use only, may be habit forming, and should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women or any person operating heavy machinery; • Despite Illinois state laws, Cannabis is still federally illegal and cannot be transported across state lines; • Edible cannabis-infused products were produced in a kitchen that may also process common food allergens; • The effects of cannabis products can vary from person to person, and it can take as long as two hours to feel the effects of some cannabis-infused products. Carefully review the portion size information and warnings contained on the product packaging before consuming. • No minors permitted on the premises unless the minor is a minor qualifying patient under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act; • Distribution to persons under the age of 21 is prohibited. • Transportation of cannabis or cannabis products across state lines is prohibited. • A person may not attempt any task under the influence of cannabis that would constitute malpractice, negligence or professional misconduct. • A person may not use in any public place – any place where a person could reasonably be expected to be seen by others. This includes restaurants, bars, movie theaters, parking lots, sidewalks, streets, stores, basically anywhere where there are people in a public place. • A person may not use near anyone who is less than 21 years old (unless that patient has a medical authorization). • A person may not use anywhere prohibited by Smoke-Free Illinois. • A passenger may not use or possess on a school bus, except in the case of an approved medical marijuana case. • A person may not use or possess in a correctional center, school, home daycare. • A person may not use or possess in a vehicle, unless it is secured in a sealed, odor-proof, children resistant container that is kept reasonably inaccessible to the driver. This means cannabis products must be kept in a sealed, odor-proof, children resistant container, and out of the driver’s reach.
What about COVID?
The Dispensary undergoes cleaning at each POS station between visitors and has digital menu boards to limit any touching or interacting with persons or things while shopping. View our menus on Leafly to get an idea of what you want to order before arriving to make the visit even quicker! All persons are required to wear a mask to enter and must keep the mask on at all times while in the facility.
More FAQs coming soon...
Stay tuned for additional FAQ items in the near future as we prepare to open to all purchasers over the age of 21 in mid-May of 2021!