New Jersey Cannabis Dispensary FAQs

Getting ready for your visit to Queen City? Check out our FAQ so you can come prepared with what you need, how to shop, and yes — with more questions for our budtenders to answer.

Questions about shopping for cannabis in New Jersey

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Yes! Queen City is an adult-use recreational dispensary that sells cannabis to any adult 21 and older with valid government issued ID. Voters said “yes” to recreational dispensaries in November 2020.

Great deals await you at Queen City! Discover New Jersey’s best cannabis products while earning rewards — and save while you’re doing it!

  • Enjoy an exclusive 20% off your first purchase when you download the Queen City app for Android or iPhone.
  • Older adults and veterans take 15% off every purchase
  • Medical cannabis cardholders, first responders, and cannabis industry employees take 10% off every purchase

According to New Jersey’s adult-use cannabis regulations, dispensaries are allowed to sell you up to the equivalent of 28.35 grams or 1 ounce of usable cannabis in each transaction. That means up to:

  • 28.35 grams (1 ounce) of dried flower, or
  • 4 grams of solid cannabis concentrates or resin, or the equivalent of 4 grams of concentrate in liquid form (solution in milliliters), or
  • 4 grams of vaporized formulations like what’s in vape carts, or
  • 1,000 mg of multiple ingestible cannabis-infused products, or
  • The equivalent of 1 ounce in any combination of products.

When visiting Queen City or any NJ cannabis dispensary, you must bring a valid, non-expired, government-issued ID proving you are of legal age (21) to purchase cannabis products in the state. This is mandatory to comply with state regulations. You’ll show your ID at the front desk when you check in at Queen City, before you enter the dispensary itself. Applicable forms of identification include:

  • Your driver’s license, issued by NJ or any other state or U.S. territory 
  • A non-driver ID issued by NJ or any other state
  • Your passport

You do not need a card to shop at a recreational dispensary in New Jersey. You only need a card to shop for medical cannabis. Queen City is an adult-use dispensary, which means that anyone 21 or older can buy cannabis from us, as long as they show valid ID at check-in.

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You can enjoy your cannabis products in a private space in New Jersey, such as your own home or a friend’s home. But that doesn’t mean it’s legal to light up in all places. For example, if you rent, your landlord may not allow cannabis consumption.

Plainfield, our home town, is one of approximately 90 municipalities that “opted in” to allow cannabis businesses like dispensaries in their towns. In fact, Plainfield is one of only four towns in Union County to opt in when voters legalized cannabis in November 2020.

In short, yes. Certain types of edibles — specifically, soft chews and gummies, also called “soft lozenges” — are legal in New Jersey. You can also buy beverage enhancers in New Jersey recreational dispensaries. Edible baked goods like cookies or brownies are currently not allowed in New Jersey’s recreational cannabis market.

While prices will vary by location and product, all cannabis transactions are subject to New Jersey sales tax of 6.625%. Municipalities in New Jersey may also charge a Local Cannabis Transfer Tax of up to 2% on sales of recreational cannabis. The city of Plainfield charges this 2% tax.

Questions about shopping for cannabis at Queen City

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Yes! At Queen City, we offer the ability to order online and pick up in store. Pre-ordering your products before your visit allows you to browse the menu, make your selections, pickup your products when you arrive. You’ll get an email or text alert from us (your choice) when your order is ready for pickup. It’s a convenient way to save time and reserve the specific strains and products you want to buy.

No, consuming cannabis on the premises of Queen City Dispensary is not permitted. We prioritize responsible consumption and encourage you to enjoy your purchases in a legal and safe environment.

Most dispensaries, including Queen City, accept cash payments. We also accept debit cards and cashless payments through Dutchie Pay. Don’t have cash? No problem: We have ATMs on site that you can use to get the cash you need.

  • Your driver’s license, issued by NJ or any other state or U.S. territory 
  • A non-driver ID issued by NJ or any other state
  • Your passport
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Queen City offers special discounts and sales on products in our shop. Make sure you sign up for Queen City’s Royalty program to get emails and texts about the latest promotions.

Yes! You can earn points for every dollar spent at Queen City when you sign up for the Queen City Royalty program. Redeem your points for discounts! Learn more about our royalty program here.

Queen City is located at 1353 South Avenue in Plainfield, NJ. Whether you’re arriving by car or public transportation, our accessible location ensures a smooth journey. Our dispensary is easily accessible from major highways, including I-78 and Route 22, Route 1, and the Garden State Parkway. It’s a breeze to get here from many New Jersey towns, from as far east as the Amboys and as far west as Somerville. No matter where you’re located, getting here is straightforward and simple from many points throughout central New Jersey.

Taking the train? It’s easy to get here, too! New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley Live regularly

Shop at Queen City for recreational cannabis

✔︎ Shop in person or order pickup
✔︎ Friendly and helpful budtenders
✔︎ A wide selection of NJ’s best products

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