The recent full legalization for cannabis in Canada is once again igniting the Marijuana conversation stateside. Much discussion over full legalization efforts for both medical and recreational cannabis has been ongoing for quite some time. Many states have allowed legal marijuana to be sold, and two states have actually fully legalized its recreational use. This surge has led to the renewal of the overall cannabis culture. It has also created a new swarm of jobs.
Working within the cannabis industry can be quite profitable, and definitely contains the demand necessary for job security. Across the U.S. people are vying for some of the hottest cannabis jobs available to the industry. One such job is a position right behind the dispensary counter. Many like to be called dispensary agents. They are individuals who do exactly as their job implies. They dispense ganja to the masses. Dispensary agents operate in both medical and recreational markets. Most individuals just affectionately call them budtenders. Their job may seem a simple one but it is not. If you are interested in joining the ranks of budtenders, here are some things you should know.
You Have to Be an Expert
A budtender must have an acute knowledge of the ins and outs of the hash industry. This is a hefty bit of knowledge to maintain. You have to know the names of the different strains, their individual uses, consumption methods, an overall knowledge of cannabis culture, the medical implications of the weed you sell, and current knowledge of all state mandated laws and regulations. A state like Washington has a set series of laws focused on the consumption, acquisition, usage, and transportation of cannabis. Some people who walk in the store may not be up to snuff on these laws. As a dispensary agent it … Read More ...Read More →