FAQs About Buying Cannabis at OCC
Is Weed Legal in Amherst, MA?
- Yes, cannabis is legal in Amherst and every other part of Massachusetts. Amherst is also not among the list of municipalities that have chosen to block the opening of any retail weed dispensary within its borders. Recreational cannabis was legalized by voters in 2016, allowing adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana at a time. The law also permits growing between six and twelve plants, depending on the number of occupants in a home. However, as with many recreationally legal states, users are still required to abide by certain rules and are prohibited from consuming cannabis in public or buying or selling outside the legal system.
How Much Weed Can I Buy at Once?
- In Massachusetts, it’s legal for individuals at least 21 years of age to possess up to one ounce of flower and five grams of cannabis concentrates. Any more than that, and you could face steep fines or even jail time (depending on the amount).
Can I Smoke Weed at Orange Cannabis Co.?
- No, it’s illegal to use marijuana in public spaces in Massachusetts, including at a cannabis store or dispensary.
Other Reasons to Visit Orange Cannabis Co. in Orange, MA
Orange may be a small town, but it’s big on charm. Visitors can stroll the historic main street and stop into local favorites like Honest Weight Artisan Beer for a drink. Orange is also convenient to some of northern Massachusetts’ most beautiful wilderness, providing a jumping-off point for the Warwick and Wendell State Forests.
Getting here from Amherst, MA
The trip from Amherst, MA to Orange is a relatively simple one. It generally takes just over a half-hour to cover the approximately 23-mile drive.
- Starting from the intersection of South Pleasant Street and College Street, head east for 0.6 miles.
- Turn left onto South Whitney Street and continue for 0.2 miles.
- Turn right on Main Street. This will change first into Pelham Road and then Amherst Road, over 5.8 total miles.
- Turn left onto US Route 202 and head north for 13.4 miles.
- Bear left onto MA-122/South Main Street. Orange Cannabis Co is 2.9 miles ahead.
Who needs an Amherst dispensary when Orange Cannabis Co offers such an incredible selection and service just a short trip away?
First Time Visiting a Dispensary in Massachusetts?
Your unique experience begins with your debut trip to our weed dispensary. We want you to feel at ease and are prepared to provide answers to frequently asked questions, including the following:
- Do I need to be a resident of MA to purchase from your marijuana dispensary?
- No. Anyone 21 years or older with a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license, can buy our products.
- How much weed can I buy in one visit?
- MA cannabis laws limit purchase and possession to no more than 1 ounce of flower and up to five grams of concentrate for recreational use.
View more FAQs here. All our flower, edibles, concentrates, and other consumables are safe and third-part tested. Visit and shop with confidence or call (978) 633-4225 to order ahead for pickup.