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Mary Mart Interviews MMA Fighter Chris Stone

Over the years, Mary Mart has attracted an incredible range of clientele, from local activists and politicians to business leaders to musicians and many more. While it’s not surprising that some of the most amazing people on the planet live in the Tacoma region, some of the customers we attract may still surprise you. Take, […]
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Showcasing Tacoma Talent in Mary Mart’s Got Talent Event

Mary Mart loves to celebrate the Tacoma creative community, especially since so many creatives are our loyal customers. To show how much we appreciate this vibrant, genius city, we started Mary Mart’s Got Talent! Mary Mart’s Got Talent is a showcase at the Mart of local talent ranging from live musicians, comedians, slam poets and […]
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Where Does the Mary Mart Staff Eat? Our Dispensary Staff Shares Their Faves!

Believe it or not, budtenders—like stars—are just like us. They love their work, they enjoy helping people find the perfect cannabis for their needs…and they love searching for the best places to eat in Tacoma. Fortunately, Mary Mart’s neighborhood—smack-dab between Central Tacoma and North End—hosts a wide variety of delicious eateries, running the gamut from […]
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Mary Mart Dispensary Presents Our Favorite Holiday Events in Tacoma

Tacoma is a scrappy kind of town, and Fall’s early darkness, wet, and cold have never put a damper on its holiday celebrations. In addition to having once hosted—possibly—the nation’s tallest Christmas tree, Tacoma lays out a spread of fun-filled holiday events every year. Here’s our tip-top list of holiday events in Tacoma; if you’re […]
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5 Surprising Celebrities Who Smoke Weed

Celebrities—they’re just like us. They go to the mall, shop at the grocery store, and toke up all the time. In recent years, marijuana has become a lot less taboo, and more and more of our mainstream icons have admitted to smoking the ganja, including former Presidents like Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (although technically […]
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3 Ways Cannabis Can Improve Your Romantic Relationship

The list of things cannabis is good for is long and growing. For example, some current research we haven’t yet reported on shows that cannabis may have a role to play in treating common stomach disorders such as celiac, Crohn’s, and irritable bowel syndrome, among others. But cannabis, as we all know, works not just […]
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Top 10 Stoner Movies of All Time

Dude, where’s my car? Classic lines like this abound in stoner movies and have been uttered by cannabis enthusiasts as a sort-of inside joke. In this list, we’ll explore the top ten movies that marijuana indulgers around the globe can relate to and enjoy. 10. Reefer Madness Reefer Madness makes the list because it is […]
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Famous People Who Use Marijuana or Have Used It In The Past

Like any other drug, marijuana has its proponents and its detractors, those who’ve experienced its life-changing benefits and those who just don’t see the point. It’s safe to say that its longevity in human history has everything to do with its genuine usefulness, but a long line of well-known advocates certainly hasn’t hurt! Though many […]
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3 Talking Points For Discussing Responsible Cannabis Use With Your Kids

If you’re one of the millions of Americans now enjoying safe and legal cannabis, we couldn’t be more excited for you. You’re in great company—an overwhelming majority of Americans support the decriminalization of cannabis—and we’re confident that cannabis stands to play a genuinely positive and valuable role in the lives of millions more to come. […]
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Marijuana vs Cannabis: Why Language Matters

Cannabis is the botanical word for a hemp plant derivative that’s been called by many names. Pot, herb, reefer, grass, ganja and Mary Jane are just a few of its numerous nicknames. However, the most popular term throughout recent years has been marijuana. That word’s origins are linked with a Mexican word used for the […]