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About Trees Dispensary

Mission Statement

Our mission is to grow and provide value for local communities, clients, and culture through sustainable cannabis business.

Trees Dispensary is Vancouver Island’s largest dispensary chain. With branches in Victoria and Nanaimo, we focus on sourcing high-grade cannabis products from all over this beautiful Island we call home.

Vancouver Island has a long history with cannabis, and we are proud to be a part of it. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff excel at sharing experience-based advice, and making sure that our members have all of the resources they need to make informed health decisions.

Trees carries a wide array of products including dried herb, concentrates, edibles, topicals, beverages, and beauty products. We provide our members with a large variety of options to choose from, with the goal of having the appropriate product for each member’s needs.

Our roots grow deep in our community. We founded the Victoria Food Bank, and we offer our support to many community initiatives. In an effort to give back to this community that we hold so dear, we have worked closely with local community groups, such as PEERS and Rock Bay Landing.

We look forward to the day when the positive effects of cannabis are recognized worldwide, and we believe this day is rapidly approaching. We hope to serve as an example that cannabis-based businesses can have a positive effect on both the local community, and the local economy.

At Trees, we believe that cannabis can be used as a powerful holistic medicine and that it offers a natural alternative to, or supplement for many modern pharmaceuticals.
Cannabis has been used for a wide variety of medical ailments over the course of many centuries and interacts with the human body through the endocannabinoid system, which is connected to various parts of the brain, immune system, nervous system, and muscular system.

Compounds known as cannabinoids interact with this system when cannabis is consumed. This can produce a number of effects, depending on variety. Here are a few of the possible effects:

  • Increased appetite
  • Euphoria
  • Balancing of metabolism
  • Sleepiness
  • Pain relief
  • Lessening of inflammation
  • Prevention of seizures and spasms
  • Lessening of anxiety and stress
  • Digestive aid

The two main cannabinoids that are used for medical treatment are known as THC and CBD. THC is an inebriating substance. It can often be used to help with sleep, stress, and pain, but can also be stimulating and inspiring. CBD acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic, and it is not inebriating.

At Trees, we do all we can to keep abreast of the latest research regarding medical cannabis. If you have any questions, please ask!