If you've ever wondered about the requirements to become a budtender, you're not alone, as
1. A passion for marijuana products and cannabis culture.
It's important for budtenders to be enthusiastic about the products they sell.
2. Extensive knowledge about cannabis flowers, extracts, and other products.
One of the main requirements to become a budtender is a thorough knowledge of the marijuana products sold at the dispensary. This includes knowing how and where the cannabis is grown and processed as well as their physical descriptions, genealogy, and effects on one's body and mind. A vast experience in consuming cannabis will be a strong plus.
3. Customer service skills.
Budtenders are the people who patients and customers spend most of their time with while in a cannabis dispensary, so knowing how to interact with them in a friendly way and with a great attitude is a requirement if you want to become a budtender.
4. Maintain your physical appearance.
While every dispensary will have its own dress code (including rules about piercings,
5. Good organizational skills.
The best budtenders are highly organized, as they have to keep up with an ever-changing cannabis menu and selection of products. A strong work ethic is also required, as budtenders spend all of their time out with customers, serving as the face of the dispensary.
6. A clean criminal record.
Budtenders must be trustworthy and reliable, so most cannabis dispensaries require that their budtenders have no history of arrests.
7. Education and training.
The education requirement for budtenders is usually just a high school diploma, as there isn't a national standard for