Oshawa | Ritson Rd. Dispensary
204 Ritson Rd N
- Monday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Tuesday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Wednesday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Thursday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Friday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Saturday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Sunday 9:00am - 10:00pm
- Fastlane Pickup
Conveniently located in Central Oshawa, right next to Costco, with a great view of the garden centre, so make sure you start putting more greens on your grocery list. We are surrounded by great bars and restaurants, and a Bulk Barn (our favourite spot for munchies). We’re just a 10-minute walk North of King Street and 5-minutes' drive from Highway 401. Come by and say high! Friendly Stranger was founded in 1994 by cannabis activist Robin Ellins and his partner. We offer a wide selection of cannabis products including dried flower, pre-rolls, edibles, gummies, chocolate, beverages, extracts, bongs, pipes, papers, vaporizers and more! Friendly Stranger is more than a store. Where others see customers, we see friends.
Oshawa | Ritson Rd. Menu
Most purchased storewide
Top FlowerShop All
Sticky Buns - Table Top - Dried Flower
Wedding Cake - Spinach - Dried Flower
Wedding Pie - Back Forty - Dried Flower
BC God Bud - Verse - Dried Flower
Top Pre-RolledShop All
Super Lemon Haze Jar of J’s - Versus - Pre-Roll
Pineapple Nuken Pre-Rolls - Divvy - Pre-Rolled
Wappa - Redecan - Pre-Roll
Cold Creek Kush - Redecan - Pre-Roll
What people say on Google
Absolutely love my trips to friendly stranger! I always bring my pup Herbert so he can say hi to all of his friends. Nikki is beyond knowledgeable on every product in store; she is so helpful for every possible need! The friendliest greetings from Jess & Ty ALWAYS! I always leave the shop in a better mood than when I went it! Always a delight 10/10 recommend. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
The friendliest of strangers! I went into the shop on Friday 28 October 2022 and was helped by Jessica and Jamie. Both women were fun, knowledgeable, and had the best customer service skills. This was my first time in a dispensary as I live in the UK and Jessica and Jamie made it a very memorable/easy experience. Nothing was too much for these two and they answered all my questions and got me all the materials I needed. Friendly Stranger definitely lives up to its name and I would 100% recommend this shop to everyone looking to get their smoke on!
the transaction started when I called to ask a question. They took the time to confirm exactly what I needed to know. When we got to the shop, Diago greeted us with a smile. He and the other employee were knowledgeable about strains and were able to help us quickly. I have never felt so good leaving the store. The service was amazing and the prices were great. And the best part: THEY PRICE MATCH.
Justine Dos Santos
Everytime I enter this location, I'm always greeted with a smile. You can definitely tell this store is run by an awesome manager. Jess, is so down to earth and so helpful. No wonder her staff are always awesome and the energy at this location is very welcoming. Its very rare to come across and that's why I always recommend this location to my friends and family.
I have been a supporter of the friendly stranger since the beginning in the mid 90's so when I saw a location had opened in Oshawa I had to check it out. Since that first visit I haven't gone anywhere else. They always have a great selection so I'm never struggling to find something to smoke. The staff is always so helpful and friendly that I recommend this place to everyone I can. Keep up the great work you guys!!
Answers to your questions
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How do I order delivery in Oshawa or London?
Delivery orders in Oshawa and London are available through firebirddelivery.com
How much cannabis can I buy at one time?
You can buy or possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or equivalent at one time.
One (1) gram of dried cannabis is equivalent to:
- 5 g of fresh cannabis
- 15 g of edible product
- 70 g of liquid product
- 0.25 g of concentrates (solid or liquid)
- 1 cannabis plant seed
What are cannabinoids?
Molecular yet mighty, cannabinoids are chemical compounds that stimulate the CB1 receptor in the brain, resulting in a spectrum of benefits and effects. Here, we’ll focus on the most common: THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol).
Choosing a strain that’s THC-dominant will give you the intoxicating “high” that’s commonly paraded in pop culture. The psychoactive effect is balanced and damped by the level of CBD in the strain.
- Alters consciousness and perspectives
- Produces feelings of euphoria
Choosing a strain that’s CBD-dominant will give you a grounded “body” experience. This cannabinoid is non-psychoactive, making it desirable to those with THC sensitivities.
- Little to no psychoactive effects
Choosing a strain with a balance of THC and CBD will harmonize the overall effects of each cannabinoid. CBD cushions the CB1 adaptor in the brain, softening the psychoactive effects of THC.
What are terpenes?
Follow your nose. It’s quite wise advice when it comes to selecting cannabis. Research shows that terpenes, the aromatic compounds in cannabis (think essential oils), play a large role in the energizing or relaxing effects.
Some of the more common terpenes – there are over 400!
How do you consume legal cannabis products?
After purchasing legal cannabis products, you can consume them by:
- Smoking: Joints, pipes and bongs
- Vapourizing: Breathing in dried or concentrated cannabis through a vaping device
- Drinking or eating: Store bought or homemade edibles made from cannabis oil or dried cannabis
- Ingesting: Capsules containing cannabis oil
What are the differences between cannabis species?
Species: C. indica, C. sativa, C. ruderalis
Contrary to popular belief, the species of cannabis you consume doesn’t indicate the varying effects you can expect to experience.
That’s right, indica doesn’t chill you out, nor does sativa energize you. Regardless of species, it’s a strain’s unique mix of cannabinoids and terpenes that gets you in the groove. In fact, most modern-day strains of cannabis are crossbreeds (a mix of species), with very few linking back to their pure lineage.
Taxonomy terms such as indica or sativa are best used to categorize the varying climates, appearances, origins and growth patterns of each variety. The combination of cannabinoids and terpenes present, regardless of species, is the best predictor of consumption effects.
What is Price Match?
We try to ensure our prices are competitive in all of the markets in which we operate however, if you find a lower every day or advertised sale price on an identical item currently in-stock and offered by any local, legal retail competitor’s brick-and-mortar store, you can bring us the flyer, advertisement, web page or email and we’ll match it. It’s as easy as that!
*Conditions apply. See in shop for details.
What cannabis products are available for purchase?
The product formats currently available for purchase include: dried flower, milled flower, pre-rolled joints, vape cartridges and disposable vapes, edibles, beverages, oils, sprays and capsules.