Medical Marijuana

Lake & Leaf Cannabis Co. is a cannabis dispensary in Benzie County in Northern Michigan. Our cannabis dispensary in Benzonia Township is located on the west side of Highway 31 about one mile north of the M115 Cadillac and Highway 31 crossing.

At our cannabis dispensary in Benzonia, we are proud to offer both recreational and medical marijuana. We have strong offerings of both recreational marijuana and medical marijuana products. So what is the difference between the two?

What is Medical Marijuana?

Medical marijuana is utilizing the healing properties of the marijuana plant as an alternative form of medicine. Since 1996, when California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana, the science, treatments and products have expanded dramatically. This is only the tip of the iceberg as insufficient research has been done on cannabis consumption due to its status with the federal government. Studies are limited and funding is difficult. However, there are a host of great medical cannabis products that can cure what ails you.

Cannabis has shown strong initial beneficial and medicinal properties in many different diseases and conditions. It has been effective at treating seizures and epilepsy, as well as anxiety and depression. In addition, marijuana can help treat people that are going through vigorous medical treatments, such as chemotherapy and have extreme nausea. Medical marijuana is also a safe an effective alternative for dangerous opioid painkillers. With further studies, the potential could be unlocked for so many people to treat all different types of diseases. Currently it is being used to treat cancer, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries and diseases, HIV/AIDS, Arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBS and Insomnia. It has also been very helpful in treating people during their last days to alleviate pain and stress.

Cannabinoids (CBDs)

Cannabinoids or CBDs are a new craze that has reached a federal level very quickly. It seems at every store they are carrying different brands and versions of CBDs. CBDs are some of the most powerful healing agents found in cannabis. However, the big difference is that CBDs do not make you high. You will feel more relax and focused and the healing properties will show a noticeable difference, but ultimately you will remain completely sober.

The amazing thing about this part of the magical cannabis plant is the fact that it can be given to children in a medical capacity, or used by adults to receive the medical benefits of CBDs without getting high. So if you are someone that fears the high feeling, try CBDs to relax and make your life more manageable without losing control.

At Lake & Leaf cannabis dispensary in Northern Michigan, we don’t specialize in straight CBDs, but CBDs that also have THC to provide both the healing properties and the euphoric feeling associated with cannabis products.

How can I buy Medical Marijuana?

First, you will have to get a state issued medical marijuana card. In the state of Michigan, you can have an out-of-state card and still purchase medical marijuana. Then you will need to be registered with the provisioning center that you will be purchasing from. This process only takes a few minutes and can be completed on your first visit to Lake & Leaf Cannabis Co. The big difference between recreational and medical are the taxes. Medical patients have less taxes because it is to treat a medical condition. So if you have a legitimate medical reason to consume cannabis, then don’t hesitate. It is a very easy application process once you locate a doctor. Then you can enjoy the benefits of medical marijuana without paying the huge taxes that are paid by recreational consumers. Do not doubt the medical benefits of marijuana or the marijuana plant and if you have any of the conditions listed above, then get your medical marijuana card.

Medical marijuana dispensary experience

Given the vast variety of products available for medical marijuana, you can feel overwhelmed when you walk into a medical cannabis dispensary in Northern Michigan. Just remember, you do not have to smoke marijuana to use its healing benefits. The industry has graduated from just bowls and joints. The new products for marijuana are anything from edibles to help with pain and other conditions, there are numerous salves and oils that can be rubbed on the body to treat pain or relax yourself.  There are also vapes and vaporizers that can help you consume without the fire. Some companies now make bath bombs that can give you a very relaxed euphoric feeling when taking a nice relaxing bath. You never have to smoke anything to benefit from the product.

If you love to smoke, we love you. We want to keep the best flower on the shelves for our customers. Our pre-rolls will make it easy to just get home and light up and start feeling better. We have numerous strains of flower from deep indicas to high sativas.

The point is, however you want to consume your medical marijuana, Lake & Leaf Cannabis dispensary in Northern Michigan has you covered.

So, come to Lake & Leaf today for all of you medical marijuana needs. Our expert staff can walk you through the different treatments that can be offered to avoid potentially harmful prescription drugs. Stop in and check out our wide range of medical marijuana products.