Ask A Budtender: These Are The Biggest Mistakes Consumers Make

Now that cannabis is recreational in California, consumers are visiting dispensaries for their very first time, entering a world of weed products like edibles, extracts, and flower that inspire a number of questions for budtenders. A budtender is the person behind the counter at a cannabis dispensary, there to help consumers choose which cannabis strains and products will be best for their wants and needs. Every dispensary is different, so budtenders are a valuable resource for both new and old consumers browsing the assortment of cannabis products that may seem overwhelming without a guide.

Fortunately, Civilized sat down with budtenders from all over Los Angeles to learn about cannabis culture and dispensaries in our weekly series Ask A Budtender. In this episode of the series, the budtenders discuss the biggest mistake consumers make.

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