7 Things 'Disjointed' Gets Right About Dispensary Life – Leafly

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With adult legalization live in California, more Americans than ever have the opportunity to give legal, tested, regulated cannabis products a try. But millions of people have still never stepped foot inside a legal dispensary, and they lack an understanding of what these spaces really look like, how they’re managed, and what sort of products they stock.

For the uninitiated, their first taste of a dispensary may come from pieces of pop culture like Disjointed. Created by sitcom guru Chuck Lorre and starring Academy Award winner Kathy Bates, the Netflix series shines a humorous spotlight on the management of a California medical dispensary.

With a new batch of Disjointed episodes dropping this week, we’re sharing the new trailer, along with a look at seven things the show gets right (or almost right) about cannabis dispensaries.

Cash On-hand

In California and elsewhere, banking is still a challenge for medical and recreational dispensaries. Ruth’s habit of stashing bundles of bills in secret safes and ceiling tiles is played up for laughs…but honestly, not by much.


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The Daily Special? Blue Dream Product on display at Ruth’s Alternative Caring. (Courtesy of Netflix)

Yup, this checks out. Blue Dream remains among the most popular strains available, especially in California, which is where this crowd-pleaser originated.


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Legal Battles

The recent repeal of the Cole Memo isn’t the end of the world for medical and recreational cannabis in the United

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