THC vs. THCA

I’ve had a lot of people ask me what the difference is between THC and THCA. In this article I will go over their differences, how to calculate total THC, and why you’ll need this information in the near future. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the chemical compound most cannabis connoisseurs are familiar with. THC is responsible for…

Budtender Pot Peeves

As a Budtender, we see hundreds of people a day from all walks of life. With such a diverse clientele, it’s only a matter of time before specific behaviors become our industry pet peeves: Not telling us exactly what you’re looking for from the beginning. I have had customers tell me they don’t have a…

How to Prepare for 420; the Budtender’s Guide

Whether you’re an experienced cannabis connoisseur or an amateur, I have a few tips to help you prepare for 420 this year! Plan ahead because it’s an ‘unspoken’ holiday and places will be busy. Get your snacks the day before so you don’t have to deal with a large crowd at the grocery store. Check…

What to Expect for Your First Few Days as a Budtender

When your training is over you’ll be expected to assist customers with their orders on your own. For someone new to cannabis this can be daunting. Here are some of the experiences you can expect to encounter: Questions about specific products. If you’re familiar with the products in question then this is your time to…

What to Expect for Your Third Day as a Budtender

Welcome back! I hope your first couple days as a Budtender have been fun and rewarding! If you haven’t been set loose to work solo at this point, then you can expect much of the same from What to Expect for Your Second Day as a Budtender. However, I have a few recommendations for you…

What to Expect for Your Second Day as a Budtender

You made it through your first day! Congratulations! If you did not start shadowing a Trainer on your first day then you will definitely start shadowing them on your second day. As I mentioned in my post What to Expect for Your First Day as a Budtender , shadowing a Trainer usually consists of: Listening to…

What to Expect for Your First Day as a Budtender

So you’ve decided to become a Budtender! That’s super exciting! If you’re already very knowledgeable in the world of cannabis then you’ll pick things up much faster than if you’re new to cannabis. However, as long as you are eager to learn and willing to try everything, you’ll be successful. I want to start off…