4709 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy., 97221
Top-Selling Strain: Dr. Who from Geek Farms & Mob Boss from Homegrown Natural Wonders.
Top-Selling Concentrate: Sunset Sherbet Shatter from the Heights Collective Farm and MTG Extracts.
Top-Selling Edible: Sour Bhotz.
How and when did your dispensary start up?
NewVansterdam was started by a small group of people that care about this community on July 10, 2014.
What’s the story behind the name of your dispensary?
Our collective embraces the power of the name. NewVansterdam Medical’s name was crafted from our respect for Amsterdam, and the birthplace of the brand. We admire Amsterdam as an early proponent of legalization and the continued work to de-stigmatize cannabis. Meanwhile, Vancouver, WA is the city where the idea of our collective began. Our name is a reminder of the progress and potential of this plan in the Pacific Northwest.
What does your dispensary offer patients that they can’t find anywhere else?
NewVansterdam Medical offers a high-end experience, with high-end customer service, and every day affordable pricing for every person that walks into our store. We feel we offer the best products from the best growers and processors that Oregon has.
How has the cannabis industry changed since you have been in the business?
I have watched this industry grow from the streets, to medical, and now to recreational. I am very excited to be a part of it as a positive member of this community. The professionalism is what I’m excited about most. This industry has some extremely smart individuals involved in it and it’s time to let them shine.
What are the biggest challenges you face in this industry as a dispensary?
The biggest challenge right now is keeping up with the changing laws as they are being updated.
Our biggest joy right now is watching the public gain access to the product they deserve, and watching this industry get involved in a positive way.
What is the one thing you want patients to know about your dispensary?
We care about you! We are here for you! We also have a large CBD offering for the medical market.
If someone wanted to open a dispensary and get their feet wet in the industry, what advice or counsel would you give them?
Come talk to me! We might be able to work together on a future project. I truly believe when it’s all said and done and this industry has matured, it’s the people that work together as a team toward a positive outcome that will shine in the end. Stay away from the negativity and the people that are only out for themselves. If you are involved in this industry you should be here to help people first. “Teamwork makes the dream work” is our motto at NewVansterdam Medical.
What is the most important thing you hope to accomplish while in the MJ/MMJ community?
We think it’s important to help the local medical community as much as possible with fundraisers for cancer patients or any other elements that cannabis can help with. If you have a local charity you would like us to help support please come talk to us, we are here for you.