“Three grams of blue dream and three grams of blowfish — it’s a special they’re having for the 420,” that was what Jennifer Green, a medicinal marijuana patient came in to pick up on Wednesday.
“Four-twenty”– as In April 20 — is a day associated with marijuana. It’s also a big day for medical marijuana dispensaries like the north valley’s Giving Tree Wellness Center in Phoenix. Staff says they’ve seen a shift in public perception over the past three years..
“I remember having 10-hour days with eight people walking in,” co-owner and manager, Lilach Power said. “A lot of people were really concerned about crime, concerned about what’s going to happen here.”
What happened was more and more people bought into the suggested benefits of medicinal marijuana — to where, on 4-20, 2016 Power says, ‘hopefully we’ll see more like 300.'”