A city found on the North Dakota-Minnesota border, Grand Forks is the third-largest city in all of North Dakota. Right across the border is the town’s sister city of East Grand Forks, Minnesota. There’s tons to do in Grand Forks! Start off your trip by taking a relaxing stroll through the tons of trails in the Greenway Trail System. Found along the Red River, the Greenway features 22,000 acres of greenspaces for hiking, biking, golf, fishing and more spanning the sister cities. Next, stop by the North Dakota Museum of Art to see contemporary works by local artists. Even better, admission is free to the museum! Then, head to the Flood Memorial Monument to learn and gain a little bit of insight into this tragic incident. Finally, head to Eli’s Ivy for some of the best dining in Grand Forks. This restaurant partners with local farmers, ranchers and artisans to create some of the most incredible food in the region.
North Dakota’s cannabis prohibition began in the 1930s and still stretches on today. Decades later in 2016, the state finally made some leeway and passed the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act which legalized medical cannabis within the state. This meant that patients who were certified by a physician with a qualifying condition could purchase up to 3 ounces of marijuana flower. This act did have some restrictions, like the fact that no more than two producers and eight dispensaries were only allowed to open in the state and delivery is not legal. Originally, the law did allow home grow, but in 2017 legislation passed that made home cultivation illegal. Later in 2019, North Dakota decriminalized possession of less than half an ounce of cannabis to just a maximum fine of $1000 and no jail time. Of course, while decriminalization is wonderful, we’re hoping that soon North Dakota finally legalizes adult-use recreational cannabis.
Only medical marijuana is legal in Grand Forks. Recreational marijuana is illegal but has been decriminalized so that possession of less than half an ounce could result in up to a $1000 fine.
Medical marijuana patients can buy marijuana from any state-licensed dispensary in Grand Forks. Head over to the dispensary directory to find dispensaries in this area!
Sorry, but smoking weed in Grand Forks is illegal. Only medical marijuana patients can legally medicate with cannabis inside their homes.
Unfortunately, weed delivery is illegal in North Dakota. You’ll have to head in-store to pick up medical cannabis yourself.
Yes, marijuana online order pick-up is available in Grand Forks! Check out our dispensary listings to find online order pick-up near you!
North Dakota's medical marijuana program was legalized by voters two years ago and the state now hopes to begin sales to patients by summer 2019. Two dispensaries for the state's two largest cities have been awarded their licenses along with ...
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