As an unincorporated community in Maricopa County, New River must follow county laws. While the Maricopa County government struggles with accepting medical marijuana, they still allow dispensaries to operate under certain regulations.
Whether you plan to visit New River to see its beautiful natural attractions or are a resident, you can get the most out of your patient experience by knowing where to find dispensaries. Take a look at dispensaries in the area by browsing our listings.
Maricopa County has the largest number of registered medical cannabis patients in Arizona. However, most of these patients likely live in the Phoenix metro area. The Department of Health Services approves dispensaries based on the number of patients in the area. Depending on the number of patients registered in New River, you may have to go into the city to find more options if you need them.
In addition to selling medicine to patients who have a medical marijuana card, Arizona requires dispensaries to:
While dispensaries don’t have to offer the following services, many locations feature:
Your dispensary puts your treatment in capable hands when you work with one of their team members. Everyone who works for a dispensary goes through fingerprinting and an application process with the state. They also get trained by the organization’s medical director, who must have a doctor’s license.
Find out more about Arizona medical marijuana from the state’s program webpage. If you need to see a doctor for registration or renewal, visit our physician directory. Then, choose a dispensary near you from the list above.