Ask a Budtender: What They Wish Customers Knew Before Visiting a Dispensary

Curious what it's like on the other side of the counter? Save yourself the faux pas next time you're at a dispensary and heed some advice from these budtenders now: Don't touch the flower, and don't ask to smell several jars of bud when there's a line behind you. For more tips on visiting your local pot shop like a pro, take note as some of LA's favorite budtenders dish on the best and worst customer questions, habits and misunderstandings. Like asking a pharmacist, you could learn a thing or two from them about cannabis medicine. 


The cannabis industry has a packaging problem. In fact, more broadly speaking, it has a sustainability problem. Regulations in legal states, aiming to childproof cannabis products, have had the side effect of creating massive waste, while cultivation can be energy and water intensive.

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