The Golden State is the country's biggest hotspot for weed. California by itself has the most significant sales in the weed market! Here is what you need to know before you get to San Diego.

How To Buy Weed In San Diego

The best way to buy weed in San Diego is to visit one of the many dispensaries in the area, whether they're medical or recreational. Make sure you have your ID handy to show you are of age because they're definitely going to ask you for ID.

You're only allowed to have up to 1 ounce of weed and up to 8 grams of concentrates. You also can't smoke in public or in non-smoking areas or near children. You may also not possess weed on any school or daycare property.

How Old Do You Have To Be To Buy Weed In San Diego?

You must be twenty-one to smoke, purchase, carry, and grow weed in San Diego. But, for medical, you can be eighteen or a legally emancipated minor to get an MMC. Those under 18 can use weed, but it must be done under the supervision of a parent or guardian who is also 18 or older.

Is Weed Legal In San Diego?

Not only is it legal, but it was also deemed essential in March of 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic. The City of San Diego let all dispensaries in the city limits stay open while most places were in shutdowns. Recreational pot has been legal in San Diego since November of 2016. Medical Marijuana was legalized in November of 1996, with little over fifty-six percent voting to legalize Medical Marijuana.

Where Can I Smoke Weed In San Diego?

As it is in most places, in San Diego, you can only smoke in your private home (landlord permitting) or in an outside private area of your home away from the public eye. If you’re outside, most recommend it being in a fenced-in or blocked-off area. This includes medical and recreational marijuana. Keep in mind most dispensaries have smoke rooms, too. Any public place you can not smoke tobacco, you can’t smoke weed. You may not smoke in public on sidewalks, streets, parks, public events, or any place where it is noted to be prohibited.