7 Cannabis Dispensaries to Shop at in the Hudson Valley

For recreational or medicinal purposes, check out these Hudson Valley cannabis dispensaries for hemp, CBD, and THC.

Since being legalized in New York State in 2021, cannabis dispensaries have taken the Hudson Valley region by storm. The days of traveling to Massachusetts and Connecticut for your marijuana needs are well behind you. From medical outposts to just-for-fun shops, you can now source all your cannabis and CBD locally. Ahead of the weed-centered holiday on April 20, consider stopping by any of these shops on either side of the Hudson River to learn more about the offerings.

Note: Certain shops on this list are for medical cannabis only.

Be. Hudson Valley

Wappingers Falls

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With three locations throughout the state, Be. is a trusted partner for medical cannabis patients and caregivers in the area. The Wappingers Falls shop employs onsite pharmacists and dispensary agents to help guide new and existing patients through the process of registration and product selection. Although Be. is a medical dispensary, the store stocks a wide range of hemp-derived CBD products that are available to the public – no medical card needed.

The Botanist


Born from a desire to serve the needs of people who seek occasional relief and balance in their lives, Middletown’s The Botanist is a medical cannabis dispensary. The shop offers an upscale approach to a dispensary, with hardwood floors and vine-covered walls that invite visitors to feel grounded. At The Botanist, a variety of medical cannabis-derived products and services are offered to medical cardholders, such as fruit chews, whole flower, pre-rolls, and tincture.




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While most dispensaries just focus on cannabis, Curaleaf focuses on the consumer’s relationship with the plant. The Newburgh shop prides itself on finding the right products for each visitor, from strains to dosages to delivery methods. Providing patients with quality cannabis for health and wellness for over a decade, Curaleaf works to ensure each shopper finds the perfect product, whether it’s topical, edible, or smokeable.


Kingston, White Plains


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Etain is a women-founded and quality-obsessed medical marijuana shop that’s making a difference in New York. While their grandmother was struggling with ALS, the founders of Etain began researching medical cannabis and discovered all the potential benefits it could provide. At their Kingston outpost, a medical card is required for the purchase of products, but their White Plains location is a medical and recreational dispensary for all to enjoy. Try pre-rolls, vaporizers, edibles, and more at this business that’s making a difference.

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Hudson Valley Hemp Co.



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Family-owned and -operated in Putnam County, Hudson Valley Hemp Co. is committed to enriching the lives of its customers by sharing its knowledge and crafting high-quality CBD and hemp-derived products. The shop supports natural forms of healing from the cannabis plant in its inclusive and welcoming community. The 2023 Best of Hudson Valley winner for best CBD shop, Hudson Valley Hemp has everything including pet tinctures, Delta-9, and CBD balm for muscle and joint relief.

Northern Lights NY



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A recreational dispensary in Albany County, Northern Lights is a recently opened, family-owned venture in the Hudson Valley. In the spirit of its inspiration, a true medicine man and activist named Fast Ed, the shop seeks to instill the benefits of cannabis in the Albany community to help consumers heal and deal with hard times. At Northern Lights, no medical card is needed to enjoy pure flower, edible gummies, pre-rolls, and much more.



Sunnyside calls itself a new kind of medical cannabis shop in the Hudson Valley. With the widest selection of products you can find in New York, the shop’s menu is always being updated in real time. A medical card is required to shop, and orders are made online and fulfilled in store for pickup at the Bardonia location. For a new take on classic marijuana, try Sunnyside’s relief capsules or bliss drops, or opt for a THC-infused beverage in flavors like tropical punch, mango pineapple, and raspberry lemonade.

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