Founded in San Diego in 2010 as Higher Level of Care, the dispensary has been committed to providing a wide assortment of edibles, concentrates, vapes, tinctures, and flowers to its members since its inception. In early 2015, the founders relocated Higher Level of Care to Castroville, Monterey County, where it has since carved out a reputation as one of the areas most popular cannabis dispensaries.
Captor Capital announced the purchase of Higher Level Castroville in October 2018. In January 2019, the dispensary was rebranded as CHAI Monterey. Under the unified brand CHAI Cannabis Co, clients can be sure they will enjoy the same great experience, selection, and service at both CHAI Monterey and CHAI Santa Cruz.
CHAI Monterey is located in a high traffic area approximately 30 minutes south of Santa Cruz. Castroville is a hub for the tourist destinations of Monterey County, which include world famous wineries, huge festivals, and the breath-taking Big Sur coastline.