Definitions

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  • n. A medical cannabis dispensary worker that sells and is knowledgeable of various marijuana products

Etymologies

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Blend of bud and bartender

Examples

  • Karen Leopards, a 32-year-old accountant from Fairfax, comes by most Saturdays with friends to order a marijuana-laced smoothie from her favorite Hypothesis budtender, Felix.

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  • Here's a job title that didn't exist around here a couple of years ago: budtender.

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  • Sarah Reidy, a budtender at GreenLeaf Farm, isn't yet sure whether medical marijuana will be a part of her career future, but it's a possibility.

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  • The budtender has to find the right blend for the patient.

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  • GreenLeaf Farm budtender Sara Riedy with Jackie-O, a sativa-dominant hybrid.

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  • Some people prefer tinctures or marijuana in food -- edibles -- as they are called, and the budtender has to know the proper dose.

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  • BOULDER - Here's a job title that didn't exist a couple of years ago: budtender.

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  • It's a job that requires a mix of mundane skills such using a cash register and making change, a little science nerdism to talk about the brain's cannabinoid receptors and the like, a familiarity with terms such as "couch lock" (since stoner descriptives can creep into a serious medical discussion), a passing knowledge of agronomy to explain hybrid strains, empathy, good communications skills, and generally -- assuming the budtender has a medical marijuana card -- some firsthand knowledge.

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  • GreenLeaf Farm budtender Sara Riedy with Jackie-O, a Sativa-dominant hybrid.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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