Smell that? That’s right, allergy season has arrived — but wait, what’s that strong undertone? It’s here, the most notorious and long-awaited day of the year, 4/20. You didn’t think we’d leave you high and dry, did you? To ensure our readers of the best April 20th, we leave you a blunt list of Albuquerque’s top dispensaries. Not on board the marijuana train? Then we will THC-you later!

By Ana Gutierrez


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Are you a firm believer that 4/20 isn’t just on April 20th? Do you casually toke at 4:20 p.m. on the dot? Bloom is just the brand for you. Their mission is to promote the inherent benefits of cannabis essential to a highly-functional and aspirational lifestyle of enterprising minds. With thesehigh expectations in innovation, they are sure to bring an exquisite taste and highest grade of oil concentrate to the table, ensuring all daily tokers a “refined experience.” It’s the future of vaping! With  10 unique strains and 10 fruitful flavors, the revolutionized cartridge will promise you a crisper taste than that bowl of chips you’ll be having afterward. They are here to stay and continue to find new ways to alter the future of vaping, giving 4/20 a whole new meaning.

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High Desert Relief Dispensary

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“From seed to sale” is how High Desert Relief says they’re committed to ensuring only the best quality medical cannabis for their New Mexican patients. They offer a wide range — from their tasty chocolate edibles to their banana cream indica flowers and hybrid squashed juice. With the utmost professional standards, the homegrown medical cannabis receives no pesticides, produces a low carbon footprint, and is hydroponically grown with love. Not only can you get some quality re-leaf, but so can the environment. That’s what I call a green thumb!

High Desert Relief Dispensary: 4840 Pan American Fwy NE H, Albuquerque, NM, 87109

Bud Stones Smoke Shop

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Are you ready to take your National Cannabis Day experience up to level 420? Bud Stones Smoke Shop is the place for you! Take your best bud and experience what it’s like to be in Snoop Dogg’s mind — bongs on top of bongs, pipes to make a plumber question his profession and incense to maintain your activities a little more discrete. Not to mention the sincere and incredible customer service you won’t find anywhere else, but also you’d have to be high not to come here and that’s only because you can’t (and shouldn’t) drive while under the influence.

Bud Stones Smoke Shop: 405 Montaño RD NE #5, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Sacred Garden

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What better place to buy some green than at Green Jeans? Continuing the legacy of founder Zeke Shortes, Sacred Garden hopes to bring natural relief and healing to the state of New Mexico. Providing a wide range of quality medical cannabis in all forms, Sacred Garden has your needs: salves for muscle pains, delectable in-house edibles and beverages, tinctures, bath bombs, and any accessories needed.

Sacred Garden – Green Jeans Farmery: 3600 Cutler Ave NE #12, Albuquerque, NM, 87110

Minerva Canna

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You’ve heard about “wake and bake,” but instead of feeling like an apple pie, why not eat a baked apple pie? Get a little fancy and treat yourself to cheesecake, or a few assorted chocolate truffles. Minerva Canna and their head baker, Bethany Orbison, are right in priding themselves in serving up only the best of the best when it comes to edibles in Albuquerque. Not only do the staff at Minerva Canna serve up sweetness in their treats, but in their genuine hospitality to all their patients.

Minerva Canna | Medical Dispensary:  7103 4th St. NW Bldg. M, Albuquerque, NM, 87107