5 Questions To Budtender That Will Help You Both
Discovering a new and exciting world of legal cannabis can be overwhelming sometimes, and that’s why you need a gentle help of a budtender. A myriad of strain varieties, edibles, concentrates, and other products are hard to navigate, and the budtender is your friend here.
However, not all budtenders are equally helpful. Their competency depends on many factors, including business, locations, and individual traits. Helpful budtenders will ask you a bunch of questions, trying to individualize the way they recommend products. Guru budtenders know their inventory by heart and, by asking questions, will narrow down the exact product you need.
Of course, some budtenders will try to sell you whatever they need or want to sell you, regardless of your specific needs and wishes. It’s hard to spot those because sometimes they hide under the mask of personal advice and sales trends. To avoid this type of budtenders, it’s always good to know how to ask questions and what kind of answers to expect. Here’s a list of questions you may want to think of beforehand. These questions will help your budtender to help you and find a right product.
1. How Do You Want Consume Cannabis?
Cannabis can be consumed in a bunch of ways. There are flowers, edibles, concentrates, tinctures, beverages, breath mints, and many more. Before you go to the shop, try to decide on the way you would like to use cannabis. It’s good to check a dispensary’s menu first and find out if it has a type of products you’re looking for.
2. Do You Intend To Consume Cannabis As Medicine?
The purpose of your cannabis consumption will define a product choice. If you’re looking to relieve pain or help sore muscles, you may benefit from the transdermal product. Somebody who wants to manage anxiety may want to stick to a CBD-rich tincture.
Generally, it’s smart to consult a physician educated in medical marijuana. A budtender may not know the best ways to consume cannabis for medical purposes while a physician will be more helpful. Find out what type of relief you’re looking for and speak with a budtender at your local dispensary.
3. What Level of Psychoactive Experience You’re Looking For?
Cannabis can affect your body in vastly different ways. Product type, dosage, consumption method can make a difference in the way you experience cannabis. Tolerance is paramount when discussing dosage with a budtender. If you’re looking for non-intoxicating products, you may want to choose CBD-heavy products. If you’re looking for an uplifting and cerebral experience, check products with higher THC ratio. Tell your budtenders about your expectations of psychoactive experience to find a right way to consume it.
4. How Long Do You Expect Effects To Last?
This question relates to dosage and consumption method. Dabbing provides a quick and intense experience while edibles give prolonged effects. Plan how you intend to use cannabis and discuss your ideas with a budtender.
5. How Discreet Must Your Cannabis Consumption Be?
It’s not apparent, but it’s essential. Cannabis smoke and vapor may bother people. Some people don’t like the smell. Some people don’t want to be caught in using cannabis, even if it’s for their well-being. Tell your budtender about your intentions right away so that you could find a product that can be consumed discreetly.
These five questions are a basis of your initial discussion with budtender. While you’re gathering new information and discover your preferences, these conversations can become more detailed. Don’t be shy and ask questions, it will ensure that you have an excellent cannabis experience.
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