Author: Mike Ricker
Shop Review: High End Marketplace
Flavor, frost and funk – these are the three criteria for products to appear on this dispensary's exclusive shelves.
Girdwood’s Traveling Budtender
"Experimenting is important for people to find where they are most comfortable."
There’s almost a southern hospitality here, where one-on-one attention is what makes your experience exceptional.
Dan Luther at Higher by Badgramm3r
Since getting behind the counter, he’s found ways to steer his own friends and family toward Cannabis.
Happy Trees in Washington
The fun and arcane atmosphere is immediately evident when you’re greeted by a stoned, wooden viking in the foyer.
Joint Rivers’ Outdoorsy Budtender
This activist turned budtender once walked from Seattle to Oakland.
Jessica Dickens Is Living the Dream as Budtender at The Green Shelf
After four years on the job as a budtender at The Green Shelf, Jessica still loves working in the cannabis industry.
Denali Dispensaries’ Terp Man
I don’t even look at the THC percentage because I’m all about the terps.
From Bartending to Budtending
"Budtending is a lot calmer and customers are happier for the most part. Bartending was a lot of free therapy sessions."
Washington’s Cannabis Caretaker
"I see myself getting a diploma in botany to work my way into production."
Alaska’s Rapping Budtender
“I’ll always have that memory of going to Grandma’s house and recognizing that it smelled a certain way."