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 February 11, 2010

digital scaleHow much does weed cost?

I don’t have a medical card nor do I grow illegally so I have to go out and find marijuana on the “black market.” One question that comes up often when talking to weed smokers all over is “how much should weed cost?” It’s an interesting question that depends on a lot of different factors. Here are a few things that go into determining the price of the weed you put into your bong bowl:

     

  1. How good is the weed? Obviously, the dankest of the dank will run you more than a bag of swag. How to tell if your weed is good is a whole separate topic, but if you have been smoking for a while, you will know what you like.
  2. What part of the world do you live in? I have lived in many different parts of the U.S. And prices very wildly. I have paid as much as $70 for an eighth of an ounce and less then half of that in other parts.
  3. How good is your “connection?” This is a big factor. If you are buying weed from a cool person who you are friends with, you are less likely to get shorted or taxed (for those of you who don’t know, this is the extra $5 to $10 someone could charge on top of the actual cost). That’s the risk you run when you buy from strangers.
  4. Is it harvest time locally? This is only important if you live in a place that marijuana grows well outdoors. When harvest time comes around, everyone is working to get rid of their crop at the same time, which brings the prices way down. Yes, the concept of supply and demand even applies to the weed market.

All these factors combine to create a fair market price for your area. In Oregon, I consider $25-$40 for an eighth of an ounce (3.5 grams) or $150 – $250 for an ounce (28 grams) to be an average price for some good weed (no seeds, no unnecessary stems, well manicured, good smell, ect). But that’s Oregon where some of the best marijuana is grown (and a lot of it too!) so maybe I’m spoiled.

I invite you to post what the average price for weed in your area is. If you have a medical exception and your state has marijuana dispensaries, your input is also welcome. I don’t want this to become a “meet-a-dealer” advertising board but I think this is constructive debate that would be helpful for folks who want to know if they are getting ripped off or not.

P.S. No names or anything incriminating please! “Big brother” could be watching!

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  1,215 Responses to “How Much Should I Be Paying For My Weed?”

  1.  

    Rural KY,it really just depends on who you know.I paid 150 for an oz yesterday,good mid. I’ve paid 20/g before but it was for Girl Scout Cookies. Call me simple but I honestly prefer a decent mid over kush from what I’ve tried,I have a lot of stress/anxiety and it just chills me out instead of paralyzing me and making the anxiety worse.

  2.  

    I pay 10 to 15 a gram out here on long island

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    15 a gram in Indiana

  4.  

    how much should i be able to get for $130-150 in the us

  5.  

    1-$15 2-$40 3-$60 in Cleveland TN

  6.  

    10 for a gram los Angeles,ca

  7.  

    order quality weed from a relaible supplier and delivery is done within 24 hours of purchase from medicsl store weed .801 7427257 .. an oz is $120

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    15 for 1 gram, Florida

  9.  

    $5 -$10 for a gram in NM good quality too just depends who is supplying $30-$40 an 1/8

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    Medical marijuana available,, mail us at=tinoduke98@gmail.com if interested

  11.  

    10-15 per gram AZ

  12.  

    1g………….$15
    50g…………$500
    100g………..$750
    200g………..$1250
    300g………..$1500.
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  13.  

    In the city Michigan. Just payed 55 for 8 grams. Of guh kuh

  14.  

    10-20 for a gram on the East Side(Connecticut)

  15.  

    In Big Rapids, Michigan, I usually get it for $10 a gram. $60 for an eight and $240 for an oz. I can get cheaper weed but it absolutely sucks and I’d have to buy it by the bill.

  16.  

    I pay 10/g 60/q 110/half 210/oz 375/2 oz 550/3 oz 725/qp high quality bud in boston

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    top buds and hash,local delivery dallas TX
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  18.  

    maryland-

    $10 – dime
    $20 – gram
    $45 – eighth

  19.  

    20 grams for 100 in eastern Washington

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