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The first

payments provider exclusively focused on Cannabis, CBD, & Alternative Medicines.

credit card processing for dispensaries

Industries We Serve

PayRio services the health & wellness industries including Cannabis, CBD, Hemp, Cannabis Seeds, Psilocybin, Spores, Licensed Treatment Centers, & more! We provide easy-to-understand payment processing services at the lowest rates guaranteed without restrictive merchant agreements.

Our Mission

At PayRio, we are steadfast in our commitment to revolutionize the payment processing landscape for the cannabis, CBD, and alternative medicine industries. Our mission is to eliminate the barriers that have limited these critical health and wellness sectors, providing a secure, efficient, and cost-effective platform for payment processing. As the first payment provider exclusively tailored to these industries, we champion the cause of our customers, delivering unprecedented service and value in every transaction. We are dedicated to empowering our clients, contributing to their success, and driving industry-wide change. This is our mission, our philosophy, and our promise.
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    What is merchant services?
    Merchant services is what allows you, as a retailer, to accept credit cards and other electronic payments. It’s an essential setup for both e-Commerce businesses and a brick-and-mortar stores.
    How much does payment processing cost?
    The cost of accepting credit cards varies widely by industry. PayRio provides an in-depth cost analysis to all potential customers to ensure substantial savings with simplified pricing.
    What is a high-risk payment processor?
    A high-risk payment processor is a specialized financial service provider that focuses on processing payments for businesses considered to have a higher risk of chargebacks, fraud, or regulatory compliance issues. These businesses typically operate in industries such as cannabis, psilocybin, alternative cannabinoids, and CBD products.

    From Our Blog

    Payrio Blog

    For:20 Minutes

    For:20 Minutes is a blog focused on the Cannabis community and Cannabis normalization. Writer Amanda Ferron (@canna_panda_) has been a medicinal Cannabis consumer for 20 years, and in the legal CA Cannabis industry for almost 10. Read along as she discusses everything Cannabis! Events, culture, people, products, brands… and more!

    Higher Education Cannabis

    Higher Education

    Welcome to Higher Education, a dynamic and informative blog dedicated to empowering business owners in the ever-evolving cannabis, hemp, CBD, and psilocybin industries. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge, insights, and resources you need to navigate the unique challenges and opportunities within these rapidly growing sectors.

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