Frequently asked questions
- What is Mars?
Mars Collective is a medicinal marijuana dispensary. We are a non-profit mutual benefit corporation that was established April 20th of 2015 for the sole purpose of providing each and every one of our patients with the highest quality of products and service possible.
- Why should I choose Mars?
At Mars, our patients are our number one priority, which is why all our flower & cannabis infused products are the highest quality and at the lowest prices anywhere on the market. We pride ourselves on treating every one of our patients like family, which is why we`re constantly giving away goodies, having daily deals, and host so many free events where we give samples, free food, and have an overall great time! We care about YOU and want you to know it, which is why we strive to create the greatest experience possible every single time you visit our collective.
- Where is Mars located?
We are located at 2545 South Union Ave, Bakersfield, CA.
- What time does Mars open and close?
We are open from 8 am to 3 am every day.
- What do I need to be a member of Mars?
In order to be a member of our collective, you must have a valid medical marijuana recommendation, a valid California ID, & be over the age of 18. Once you meet all our requirements you can visit us and register to become a member.
- Do I need a medical recommendation?
Mars Collective is a medicinal marijuana dispensary, which means that all of our patients must be registered and have their medical recommendation.
- Where can I get my recommendation?
If you are a resident of Bakersfield, we recommend going to Bakersfield 420 Evaluations, on 1708 N. Chester Ave, or checking out their website at Bakers420.com for more information.
- What are the benefits of having my recommendation?
As a medical marijuana patient, you are legally allowed to possess cannabis for personal use under state law. This protects you from being fined, incarcerated, or charged with possession of a narcotic. You are also allowed to grow your own flower, be a member of medical collectives, & medicate in the privacy of your home.
- What are the benefits of medical marijuana?
Medical marijuana provides relief for many different ailments and pains, it`s been proven to be especially effective against cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, spasticity, glaucoma, arthritis, migraine, or any other illness for which marijuana provides relief. Physicians have recommended marijuana for hundreds of indications, including such common complaints as insomnia, PMS, post-traumatic stress, depression, and substance abuse.
- Do you have any non-psychoactive products?
We carry several CBD only products, from tinctures, concentrates, lotions, & strains.
- Do you have any deals or promotions?
We offer a Veteran`s Discount, a Senior`s Discount, Happy Hour everyday, & a free goodie for all first time patients! Keep up with us on social media, weedmaps, & join our texting list to be up to date with all our exclusive deals.
- When is your patient appreciation day?
At Mars we host our patient appreciation day on the first Saturday of every other month. Follow us on social media or check out our Event page for more info!
- Can I bring a friend?
Yes! As long as they are medical patients as well. We also give a free half-gram to all patients who refer a friend to Mars!
- What if I forget my recommendation or ID?
As long as you are already registered with us, we`ll be able to find you in our system, but we recommend always carrying both your recommendation and ID.
If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to give us a call and ask, or leave us a message in the box below!