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Update: Effective May 18th, patients must show a copy of their most recent certification from their
doctor to purchase medical cannabis from any NY State Medical Cannabis Dispensary.
We are no longer able to dispense with MMJ cards alone.

Buffalo, NY

Medical Marijuana Dispensary
You must be a qualifying patient or caregiver to enter.
New patients must arrive one hour prior to close.
Hours Mon - Thu: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Fri - Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We’re Rooted in Patient Care

The Botanist was born from a desire to serve the needs of people who seek potential relief and balance, and we are proud to offer a variety of cannabis-derived products and services for our Medical Card Holders. We are here to help guide our guests as they discover cannabis and the potential power of herbal wellness through cannabis expertise and education.

Patient Information + Resources

Visit our Resources Page for helpful information and documents.

Initial Patient Intake Form

Click the button below to download and fill out our Patient Intake form to help us serve you better.

Frequently Asked Questions

What changes were made to the medical marijuana program in 2022?

NY's Office of Cannabis Management ("OCM") recently expanded the medical marijuana program, including patient eligibility.

Do you deliver?

Yes, The Botanist Buffalo currently delivers Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday within a 60-mile radius…

Does the Botanist offer assistance with getting a medical marijuana card in the state of New York?

Yes, we offer assistance with medical marijuana card applications! We offer assistance Monday - Friday until 4p when…

What forms of payment are accepted at The Botanist in New York state?

You may use CanPay, a Debit card or Cash at the Dispensary Facility to purchase product. Credit is…

How do I get a medical marijuana card in the state of New York?

The OCM just made it easier to get a medical card by expanding who can give out certifications!

Can I use a credit card?

No, as marijuana is not federally legal yet you cannot use a credit card. Methods of payment are…


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