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Halloween Party Tips for Medical Marijuana Patients in Missouri
Halloween is right around the corner, and those who have a Missouri medical card may be looking to incorporate cannabis into their holiday celebration. If you are a medical marijuana patient looking to plan the perfect Halloweed - excuse me, Halloween party - here are some tips for planning the perfect celebration:
Treat Your Guests to Halloween-Themed Edibles
Celebrate Halloween with some spooky edible treats. Most standard baking recipes can be augmented with cannabis oil, which can be purchased at most dispensaries, or marijuana-infused cannabutter, which you can make yourself!
Get creative with the shape and decoration of those treats - sweets that look like ghosts, pumpkins, bats, and spider webs add a festive vibe to holiday snacking. If you’re looking for inspiration, one of our favorite recipes are these Death By Chocolate medicated cupcakes. Also - remember to have some NON-marijuana options for guests who don’t have a medical marijuana card.
Make Sure Guests Have their Medical Marijuana Card
Remember to let your guests know they’ll need to have a medical marijuana card in order to legally partake of cannabis. If they don’t already have their card, they can CONTACT US to schedule a quick evaluation with a marijuana doctor.
Set the Mood With Movies
Nothing gets people in the mood for Halloween like scary movies. Having classic scary movies on your television in the background will add a ghoulish backdrop that adds to the ambience of your party.
If your guests are in the mood to sit-down and watch Halloween movies, we recommend varying the tone of the evening by showing a scary movie, followed by a funny one to end the night with good vibes. If you need a little inspiration, we’ve put together a list of great Halloween movies to watch while enjoying cannabis.
A Halloween party without costumes is like a birthday party without cake. Encourage your guests to wear costumes and be clear about that on the invitation. For added fun, put together some prizes and give those to the scariest, most creative, and funniest costumes of the night.
Plan Ahead for Transportation
If you and your guests who have a medical card are enjoying cannabis, you’ll want to make sure everyone gets home safely. When you invite people to your party, list a clear end time so that people know when they’re expected to leave, and make sure they have a safe way to get home.
If you’re feeling especially generous, most rideshare companies, like Uber and Lyft, allow you to set up an event account which lets you pay for your guests to have a ride home.
Tell Your Neighbors (And Invite Them, If They’re Cool)
If you’re having a party, especially if things may get loud, the polite thing to do is to let your neighbors know. If the music and crowd are a bit noisy, a simple heads-up may help you avoid a potential noise complaint.
If you like your neighbors, it can create some goodwill on your block to invite them to the party. But, only do that if you’re certain they’re going to vibe with your guests and activities.
Do the Monster Mash
The key to making your party a real graveyard smash is having a great playlist. The cornerstone to a successful playlist is knowing your guests. Your music mix should have Halloween classics interspersed with fun party songs that might not have anything to do with Halloween.
Before putting together your playlist, take into account the age demographic and sensibilities of your guests. You might even ask the name of their favorite Halloween song when they RSVP. Then, put together a list of songs that range from scary to fun, and be prepared to be flexible and change up the vibe if your guests aren’t feeling what’s pumping through the speakers.
Capture the Memories
If you want your party to last after the guests have left, make sure to encourage everyone to take photos. You can even set-up a section of your wall as a designated photo spot and have everyone use a unique hashtag so you can find their photos on Instagram. If you’ve got a big party budget, you could even spring for a photo booth rental.
Tell Scary Stories
If there are some raconteurs among your guest list, you may want to ask some of them to tell a scary story or two. Turn the lights low and set a spooky vibe. If your party has an outdoor area, you may want to do this around a fire pit, beneath the moon for added effect.
Set Expectations in the Invitation
Do yourself a favor and lay out all of the party details when you invite your guests. Let them know the start and end time and whether or not they are expected to bring anything. Encourage them to have responsible transportation taken care of, and whether or not they are expected to wear a costume.
Last but not least, make sure everyone knows they’ll need to bring their medical marijuana card if they want to partake of any cannabis treats. Being clear from the start allows you to avoid any confusion and to simply enjoy hosting a most excellent Halloween bash.
Send Everyone Home with a Goody Bag
Nothing makes us feel like kids again more than a bag full of candy. Send everyone home with some treats to nosh on as they remember the epic party you threw this Halloween!
No Tricks. Treat Yourself to Relief.
If you’re ready to experience the benefits of medical marijuana, but don’t have your card yet, our doctors are standing by. CLICK HERE to schedule your quick and easy medical marijuana evaluation, or give us a call at (877) 303-3117 to talk to a patient support representative.
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