Welcome to ATG
Registered Marijuana Dispensary
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Open daily, 10am-6:45pm
9am-10am reserved for 60+
Open daily, 10am-6:45pm
9am-10am reserved for 60+
Open daily, 10am-6:45pm
9am-10am reserved for 60+
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Current specials: read more
Today’s medical specials:
• 10% off Purient Personal Lubricant! *Amesbury Location, Medical Only*
All-the-time medical specials:
• $50 off first-time purchases of $100 or more!
• 10% Financial Hardship Program discount (details below)
• 10% US Military Veteran discount
Medical Patient Loyalty Program
• Earn one loyalty point for every $20 spent (each point is worth $1)
• Redeem loyalty points starting with your next purchase
• Save points for a larger discount
• No sign-up required!
* Please note that specials cannot be combined
Alternative Therapies Group
On June 24th, 2015, ATG became the first dispensary to begin serving registered medical marijuana patients in Massachusetts. On December 15th, 2018, we began serving recreational customers too. ATG strives to offer the highest quality products and a safe, enjoyable experience for our customers. Please find our product menu below, and consider joining our text or mailing list to receive special announcements and updates.
How do I qualify as a patient? read more
Dispensaries are not allowed to certify patients for Medical Use of Marijuana. We suggest searching on the internet for “MA Medical Marijuana Doctor”, and you should find several options to choose from in your area. Please click here for step-by-step instructions for registering as a patient with the state’s Medical Use of Marijuana Program.
What identification is necessary to make a purchase? read more
Registered patients must bring their Cannabis Control Commission patient or caregiver registration card, AND their government-issued identification card (driver’s license, passport or military ID). Please note that the Cannabis Control Commission requires notificaton when your government-issued identification changes or is renewed (driver’s license renewal for example). State law prohibits dispensaries from allowing admittance to any patient without both items. Recreational customers will need to bring their government-issued identification card.
Who can visit the dispensary? read more
Registered patients and caregivers who are officially registered with the MA Cannabis Control Commission are able to visit the dispensary. Adults 21 years of age or older are also welcome to visit the dispensary. Minors cannot be admitted into the facility.
Can I see your cultivation facility? read more
Sorry, our cultivation facility is not open to the public.
How often can I visit your dispensary? read more
Since adult-use customers are checked in anonymously, they are only allowed to visit the dispensary once per day. Please make sure to bring everything you need from your car before checking in.
There are no restrictions on how often medical patients may visit the dispensary, as long as state-mandated purchase limits are strictly enforced.
What is your policy on pediatric patients? read more
ATG is serving fully-licensed pediatric patients at our Salem dispensary. Please note that state regulations require pediatric patients to have a designated caregiver. Caregivers are welcome to visit our Salem dispensary and purchase medicine on behalf of their patient. Please note that minors cannot be admitted into dispensaries.
Is the dispensary safe? read more
Customer safety and confidentiality are our highest priorities. ATG uses state-of-the-art security systems and procedures to ensure that your experience is safe, discreet and enjoyable.
How much do the products cost? read more
Please refer to the product menu on this website for the most up-to-date prices. Our pricing structure is aimed at providing the highest quality medical-grade cannabis, in a safe environment at the lowest price. Due to federal banking restrictions, we are only able to accept payment in cash at this time.
Registered patients who are US military veterans are entitled to receive a 10% discount on all purchases in our Salem dispensary. Registered patients with documented financial hardship may qualify for our Financial Hardship Program. Verified financial hardship is defined as “an individual is a recipient of MassHealth, or Supplemental Security Income, or the individual’s income does not exceed 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), adjusted for family size.” Patients will need to continue to provide proof of eligibility on an annual basis to maintain participation in this program. Our FHP program is not available to recreational customers.
1. To provide evidence of enrollment in MassHealth, please bring in a copy of your current award letter. If you don’t have a copy, please request a copy of your “Member Approval Notice” from MassHealth. Our staff will review your documentation and get back to you once it has been processed. Please consult the chart below for discount levels.
2. To provide evidence of enrollment in Supplemental Security Income (SSI), please bring in a copy of your current award letter. If you don’t have a copy, please submit SSA Form 3288 to the Social Security Administration. The SSA will mail the results to our office. Our staff will review your documentation and get back to you once it has been processed.
3. For patients who are employed, but not enrolled in MassHealth or SSI, and whose annual income is 300% of FPL or less, please complete IRS form 4506-T, and submit it to the IRS. The IRS will mail the results to our office. Our staff will review your documentation and get back to you once it has been processed. Please consult the chart below for discount levels.
|Size of family unit||300% FPL|
Please inform our staff if you wish to apply for our Financial Hardship Program. Once we have received the required documentation, it will be placed into a queue to be processed by our staff. Once you become a patient at our facility, our staff will review your documentation and get back to you. We are not generally able to process FHP applications on the same day they are submitted. This is a very popular program. We appreciate your patience as we process each application as quickly as possible. Please note that Salem is a medical and adult-use dispensary while Salisbury is adult-use only.
What is your return policy? read more
ATG does not accept returns or exchanges. However, batteries and cartridges have been known to fail from time to time. We are happy to exchange defective cartridges or batteries within 30 days of purchase. Please bring the defective item and original receipt to the dispensary where you made your purchase.
Are seeds and plants sold at the dispensary? read more
Sorry, the sale of seeds and plants is not offered at this time.
The following articles have been compiled here for your convenience. ATG has no affiliation with the providers of this content, nor do we take responsibility for the accuracy of this third-party content. Please consult with your physician before making decisions about your health.
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Overview of Adult Use Marijuana in Massachusetts
Marijuana is legal in Massachusetts for people 21 and older, but that doesn’t mean you can use it anywhere you want. Here are some basics about the law:
- You can’t use marijuana in any form (smoking, vaping, edibles, etc.) in public or on federal land
- You can have up to 1 oz on you and up to 10 oz in your home
- You can grow up to 6 plants in your home, and up to 12 plants for 2 or more adults
- If you have more than 1 oz of marijuana in your home, it has to be locked up. But it’s best to keep any amount locked away to keep kids and pets safe.
- Like alcohol, you can’t have an open container of any form of marijuana in the passenger area of your car while on the road or at a place where the public has access. It must be stored in a closed container in your trunk or a locked glove compartment.
- It’s illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana. If you use, don’t get behind the wheel. Instead, use public transportation, ride-shares, or catch a ride with a sober friend.
- Employers, landlords, cities, and towns may have their own policies about the use of marijuana. Check with them to see what is legal.
For more information about the regulations that govern what you can and can’t do, how much you can grow and have, and when and where it’s okay to use, visit Mass.gov.
Out-of-towners’ Guide to Massachusetts Cannabis
Have your ID ready
First of all, remember that you have to be 21 to purchase and consume cannabis legally. No exceptions. And there will be no fooling a dispensary or getting by without an official government issued ID the way some people get around the law when it comes to buying alcohol under age. The rules are strict with cannabis sales and your ID will checked and rechecked before you are allowed into the establishment, let alone to make a purchase.
There are buying limits
There are limits for how much cannabis any person can buy at a time, regardless of whether you are a resident of Massachusetts or not. The current possession limit is one ounce, where not more than give grams of marijuana can be in the form of marijuana concentrate. That can get confusing when you are purchasing different kinds of products in the dispensary. Your budtender and other dispensary staff will be able to help guide you when making purchases to ensure you stay under the legal limit. Keep in mind that they are also prohibited from selling you more than that amount per transaction, so don’t try to convince or coerce them into selling you more. That is illegal and will land everyone involved in hot water.
Public consumption is not allowed
While it is legal to possess cannabis products in public, any consumption of marijuana in public or smoking marijuana in an area where smoking tobacco is prohibited is also in violation of the law. Non-locals might think that Massachusetts residents walk down the street smoking cannabis like tobacco but that is completely false. Don’t make this mistake and end up with serious consequences.
Not all hotels or other rental accommodations are cool with consumption
For visitors who abide by the “no public consumption” rules, there are only a few options left for them as far as locations to consume their legally purchased cannabis products. While some people may be staying with friends or family in private residences, others will be staying in a hotel or other rental property. Be sure to check with any kind of rental or hotel accommodations before consuming cannabis products– whether by smoking, vaping, eating, or otherwise on their premises. Some property owners or managers are okay with cannabis use, while some are strictly opposed to consumption on their property. Don’t get kicked out of your accommodations because you didn’t follow the rules. Massachusetts currently does not license social consumption or mixed-use establishments such as marijuana consumption bars or yoga studios.
How to carry products with you while you are traveling in Massachusetts
The short answer is to carry marijuana and marijuana products in a concealed and enclosed manner. When purchasing products, they will be given to you in a scaled bag or case. This is perfect to store your products within your luggage, car, or other personal property when you are in public. The idea is to keep your items secure and out of sight. When traveling with children or pets, you should be especially cautious about keeping products locked up and out of reach.
Driving under the influence
Driving under the influence of cannabis is illegal. Period. If you are consuming cannabis products while visiting Massachusetts, make sure there is a sober driver and never get behind the wheel after you have consumed any amount of cannabis. If you need to get from place to place after consuming cannabis, consider a rideshare, such as a cab, Uber, or Lyft. Keep in mind that the impairment effects of edible marijuana may be delayed by two hours or more. Like alcohol, you may not have an open container of adult-use marijuana/marijuana products in the passenger area of your car while on the road or at a place where the public has access.
Taking your cannabis with you
Taking any amount of cannabis with you when you when you return home outside of Massachusetts is illegal and should under no circumstance be attempted. The possession of cannabis in any form is no longer legal as soon as you cross a state line, and the possession of any cannabis product is also prohibited in Massachusetts airports. Don’t risk the state or federal consequences and leave all cannabis products behind in Massachusetts when you depart.
Mailing your purchases home
Many tourists think that shipping their marijuana purchases home is an easy way around the laws that prohibit them from taking products across state lines. Unfortunately, that could not be more wrong. In fact, it counts as moving illegal drugs across state lines, and if you are caught, there will be steep penalties. Again, do not risk the consequences and leave all legally purchased cannabis products in Massachusetts.
Read Salem’s guidelines for the adult use of marijuana. Know the law before you plan your visit.