Brace yourself for the midnight munchies.
One Phoenix-area dispensary will stay open until 12 a.m. starting on Friday, allowing for twilight toke sessions and dabs in the dark.
Guadalupe-based The Mint Dispensary LLC is preparing to make history with its flagship store across from Arizona Mills at the corner of Priest Drive and Baseline Road in Tempe.
Never before in Arizona have budtenders served customers their favorite cannabis products at such a late hour.
“On a nightly basis, we have folks running in, trying to get in to beat the 10 p.m. closing time,” co-founder Raul Molina told Phoenix New Times.
The extended hours help both medical marijuana patients soliciting a visit from the sandman and also university students looking to chill out after a night on Mill Avenue.
And after recreational marijuana was legalized for adults in Arizona just over a year ago, requests for late-night pot goodies tripled, Molina said.
The Mint CEO Eivan Shahara wants to see his three Valley dispensaries fall in line with the local pharmacies that serve many of the same patients, he said.
The new hours