Cannabis Retailer

Pe108 Social Consumption & Future of Budtending

While the role of “Budtender” is relatively new, the role of Budtending at Social Consumption Events is even newer. The future of social consumption and budtending in general is still unknown. Our guest is Andrew Mieure, Founder of Top Shelf Budtending, and we discuss how budtending could evolve, different segments of budtending and why this new pillar of “social consumption” will strongly influence the cannabis industry.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Top Shelf Budtending is looking to hire in multiple States, discussed at end of episode.


Pe102 Cannabis Science, Merchandising & Best in Class Budtenders

How do Dispensaries take the leading cannabis science and connect it to merchandising and sales? How can Budtenders communicate the science to consumers for the best experience possible? What strategies lead to repeat customers and word-of-mouth marketing? We answer those questions and more with our guest Andrea Sparr-Jaswa, Director of Education at Farma, a dispensary in Portland, Oregon.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Farma [Careers] is always looking for compassionate and curious team members, discussed at end of episode.

Pe090 How to Buy & Sell Cannabis Flower

How does a dispensary buyer select a quality farm and flower? How can craft farms market and sell their flower better? How should budtenders sell flower to consumers? We answer these questions and more with our guest, Cedar Hughes-Blades, a cannabis buyer with multiple years of experience in the Oregon rec and medical market.

Sell Sheet for Cannabis Buyers & Budtenders

Pe089 From Disabling Injury to Cannabis E-Commerce

Andrea was told she would never work again. After frustration with prescription meds she discovered cannabis and everything changed. Not only did she work again, but she built one of the fastest growing e-commerce and home delivery platforms for cannabis in California. Andrea Brooks is the CEO and Founder of Sava.

Sava is HIRING and raising funds if you’re an investor, discussed in episode.

E076 The Hollywood Cannabis Queen

Today’s guest is Dr. Dina, the real Nancy Botwin (from the show Weeds), Snoop Dogg’s supplier and a cannabis consultant for Chuck Lorre on Netflix’s show Disjointed starring Kathy Bates. Dr. Dina also owns and operates multiple companies in the space and started freedomgrow.org a non-profit raising money to release prisoners locked up for past cannabis crimes. We discuss the recreational market transition in Cali and what it’s like running a vertically integrated business.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Hiring in Cathedral City, discussed in episode.