Patient & Caregiver Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming A Patient

How do I register?

Medical vs. Recreational status

How to get a card

Registered Doctors (DIRECTORY)

Temporary card

Caregiver information

How much medical marijuana am I allowed to purchase?

Can I use a medical marijuana card from another state to purchase from CAC?

I have my medical recommendation from another state. Can I use it to purchase medicine in MA?"

Cannabis 101

What are the different types of cannabis plant? Sativa, Indica, and Hybrid

Cannabis Plant botany and growing cannabis

Cannabis Medicinal Usage History - What does science say about cannabis for medical use? Body effects

Forms: Flower, keif, wax, shatter, resin, distilate, sugar, carts, etc.

Consumption methods: inhalation - vape and smoke, ingesting, oral mucosal, dosing, over ingestion

Cannabis Regulation History

How is medical cannabis different from recreational cannabis?

What are the active components in medical cannabis?

Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

phytocannabinoids, terpenoids, and flavonoids

Δ9THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)

Δ8-THC (Delta-8-THC)

CBD (Cannabidiol)

THC (Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid

CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid)

CBN (Cannabinol)

CBG (Cannabigerol)

CBC (Cannabichromene)

THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin)

CBDV (Cannabidivarin)

What products are available? (MENU)


Will the doctor set my dosage?

Choosing the best product for you

Where does CAC get its medical marijuana?

Gluten free edibles? Vegan? Allergens? Organic? Free Trade?

Tracking results effects

Reading the labels - What does TAC stand for?

Patient Safety / Testing FAQs

Tolerance, Dependence & Withdrawal

Substance Abuse Signs & Symptoms

Where can I purchase medical marijuana devices and accessories to administer my dose?


concentrated oils





"Where does CAC get it's medical marijuana?

Are all of your plants grown from seed?

Why is there a pesticide warning on some of your products?

Do you sell Wholesale to other Dispensaries?

Do you use pesticides on your cannabis?

What measures do you take to prevent bugs, mold, etc....?"

"What to expect on your visit...

Where is your medical marijuana dispensary located?

Do I need an appt?

When are you open? Holidays?

I’ve never been to a dispensary before, how does the process work?

Documentation required

Virtual Gateway

Baker loyalty


What can I do if I'm unsatisfied with my purchase?

Order ahead or delivery options?

Wheelchair accessible?


What towns in Massachusetts are your dispensaries closest to? (SEO)"

"How does THC help treat illness or pain? Is More THC “better”?

What is CBD and how does it affect my body?

Indica vs Sativa applications

Disease states and conditions (DIRECTORY)"

"What forms of payment do you accept?

Is medical marijuana covered by health insurance?

Loyalty program

Do you offer discounts or promotions?

FIrst time patient discount?

Do you offer a Veterans’ discount?

Do you offer Financial Hardship assistance?

Do you offer any Senior discounts?

Can I view my purchase history at CAC?