The average cost for a half ounce of weed is $136.85 nationwide, according to our April 16, 2017, survey of marijuana prices. But what you’ll pay largely depends on where you live.
For example, the average price for a half ounce of marijuana in Seattle is about $132. In Los Angeles, it’s $143.
The cost also largely depends on the strain you’re buying. Popular strains typically cost more. Sour Diesel, for example, will run you more in most cities, depending on availability, grower and other factors.
Use our marijuana price comparison tool to find the cost for a quarter of cannabis in your area.
How much is a half ounce of weed? Here’s the average price for a half ounce of weed in five cities:
|Los Angeles||$143||Half Ounce|
|San Francisco||$147||Half Ounce|
Price for a half in Denver
You’ll spend an average of somewhere around $143 for a half ounce of marijuana in Denver. But some dispensaries are offering it for much less. In fact, you can pick it up for as low as an average of $75.
That means you can save about $800 a year just by comparison shopping for your favorite strains. That’s assuming you purchase a half ounce per month.
Keep an eye out for dispensaries offering deals on other marijuana products, such as edibles and vaporizers. If you’re looking for a way to consume your favorite strains other than smoking, vaporizers offer a nice alternative. Before you buy, make sure to visit sites like Vape World to shop prices.
Price for a half in Seattle
You’ll pay an average of $132.17 for a half of cannabis in Seattle. But it pays to shop around in the Emerald City. Some dispensaries are even offering a half for an average as low as $120.
That can save you at least a couple of hundred a month, depending on how much you purchase.
Price for a half in Los Angeles
You can pick up a half in Los Angeles for an average of around $143. But look for better deals at dispensaries where the average for the cost of a half is as low as $100.
Shopping around can potentially save you more than $500 per year, assuming you only buy a half per month. Naturally, you’ll save more when you buy more expensive strains and larger quantities.
Price for a half in Portland
The average price for a half in Portland is $125.56. But remember, smart shoppers can save even more by comparing prices on their favorite strains at dispensaries in the area.
Look for dispensaries that average as low as $90 per half. Comparison shopping can save you nearly $500 per month in The City of Roses.
Price for a half in San Francisco
The average price for a half in San Francisco is $147.38, the highest average price out of the five cities on our list. Shopping around at different dispensaries can save you nearly $600 per year in San Fran.
Comparison shopping is crucial when it comes cannabis. It’s no different than shopping for a great rate on a car loan or mortgage. You can save thousands of dollars a year simply by shopping around.
Remember to use our price comparison tool to find marijuana prices in your area of the country.
Keep in mind that many dispensaries offer daily, weekly and monthly deals on certain quantities and strains. And becoming a member at your favorite dispensary can save you some major cash on your favorite strains — somewhere around 10% on each purchase.
How to consume
There are more options everyday when it comes to consuming the most popular strains — pre-rolls, edibles, concentrates, vaporizers and more.
But for the convenience and safety they provide, we believe vaporizers are one of the the best ways to go.
How much is a half ounce of weed in your area of the country? Tell us in the comments!
Disclaimer: While we do our very best to guarantee that our prices are accurate, prices and stock may change frequently. Dispensary prices are an average of products each individual dispensary offers. Check with the dispensary before making the trip.