Category: Medical Marijuana
| Posted on Tue, October, 15th 2013 by THCFinder
Since every state is in a different place in the process of growing the best bud, those who smoke suffer at the mercy of the place where they get their weed. With prices all over varying from the rock bottom price of $25 an eighth to $90 for the same amount. The average cost of 3.5 grams seems to be somewhere around $55. Paying for weed is kind of a bummer at all, considering it's a plant and anyone should be allowed to grow it.
A lot of stoners say that the price of their bud is a huge impact on the amount they're smoke. Let's face it, before we're smokers, we have to be responsible adults. Bills and food come before weed (hopefully) so there are a lot of people who don't get enough of the medicine they need. They can't afford it. It's also a matter of who you know in your state. A friend that sells bud is sure to hook up his closest buddies before those that he doesn't really hang out with.
Of course, for those in illegal states, it's much worse. Since the risk of growing is so much higher, the weed must be transported in. This effects cost greatly because transporting marijuana across state lines is a serious offense. States such as certain areas of New Jersey, where the price of 3.5 grams is $90, the marijuana market is cripplingly expensive. The weed is barely affordable and stoners must cut back drastically. With high prices like this, it's sad to say that smoking would have to take a backseat for most people, especially in this economy.
In the legal states, the prices are as low as $25 for an eighth. Not only that but patients are allowed to grow their. A lot of smokers out there don't even need to pay for weed, just pay attention to their plants. While growing is difficult, it begins to save you large amounts of money, especially if you're buying a $50 eighth every few days and your weed smoking costs you $400 a month. When you think about it that way, it makes more sense to grow your own. Then, you know where the bud is coming from and you can grow whatever strain you want. In some places, $400 a month is rent or at least most of the other bills that stoners pay.
We can only hope that someday, all of our bud prices will be somewhere around the same. Preferably the $25 amount that some people enjoy. Unfortunately for now, a lot of us will have to continue to pay somewhere around $50 for an eighth of bud. Being able to afford bud is definitely a problem for a lot of patients that are still living in illegal states. The push for legalization will hopefully reach the states with the most expensive bud soon, so that patients will be able to get what they need.