Most Budtenders Give Inaccurate Advice To Pregnant Women, Says Study

Most Budtenders Give Inaccurate Advice To Pregnant Women, Says Study As cannabis legalization spreads across the country, the number of pregnant women using pot is also increasing. But that doesn’t mean that all expectant mothers know about using cannabis for pregnancy. A recent study revealed that cannabis dispensaries are recommending…

Continue reading

Attorney for Sweet Leaf budtenders files to dismiss felony marijuana charges

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 12:55 pm • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 1:28 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Four Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center budtenders facing felony charges for alleged illegal distribution of marijuana are immune from Colorado criminal prosecution under Amendment 64, their attorney argued in a court motion…

Continue reading

Denver DA files charges against Sweet Leaf budtenders allegedly involved in “looping” marijuana sales

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 1:27 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Denver District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced charges filed against 10 Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center budtenders arrested following a Denver Police investigation of alleged illegal marijuana sales at the dispensaries.…

Continue reading

13 Sweet Leaf budtenders swept up in Denver police raids

Published: Dec 15, 2017, 3:42 pm • Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 6:29 pm By Alicia Wallace and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff The 13 people arrested Thursday in a yearlong investigation into suspected illegal marijuana sales at Sweet Leaf Marijuana Centers were budtenders, The Cannabist’s preliminary review of arrest affidavits…

Continue reading

Florida’s “No on 2” Campaign Releases Ad Claiming Budtenders Are “Dope Dealers With Store Fronts”

No on 2, the opposition campaign for Florida’s proposal to allow medical marijuana, recently released a 30 second ad claiming that budtenders are “dope dealers with store fronts.” The spot attempts to draw distinctions between the qualifications of pharmacists and budtenders. The budtenders shown, who just so happen to be of minority decent,…

Continue reading