Budtender Interview #21 - Nikky
Budtender | Washington
What's your name?: Nikky / Snix
What state do you currently work in?: Washington
Care to share where you work at?: World of Weed Recreational
Recreational, Medical or Both?: Recreational
What do you do within the cannabis industry?: Budtender
How long have you been in the legal cannabis industry?: Since the legal process started I have been in the industry.
What is your most favorite aspect of working within the cannabis industry?: I love the people, seeing how many different people there are that use cannabis is so interesting, I also really enjoy the environment. I'm a very happy life loving down to earth person so being able to be around weed more than usual, learning about it more than ever, And helping people find the strain for the best experience is I very rewarding for me. I'm good at what I do!
What were you doing before the getting in the cannabis industry?: I worked retail my whole life actually. I am also a cosmetology student actively getting her liscense. I sold alcohol, I've sold beauty products, I've served people coffee and coordinated and hosted parties. I'm pretty well rounded.
Cannabis edibles is a touchy subject in the media. How much do you recommend to a first time user and why?: 10mg.
Have you ever ate too many edibles? Have a story to tell?: I attempted to walk my dog after way to many Brownies and my body got massive wah wahs! Lol had to tell my Shepard to turn it around cause mommy was going down for the count hahah!
Do you have a favorite edible company? If so, explain why.: 1992
Have you seen a patient/consumer's health improve since using cannabis? If so, explain!: There is this one little old lady who wanted to try it for her first time because her doctor said it might help her mood. Her first visit she was very nervous but after about three I noticed she was just seeming happier and more open each time. She's become a regular and it makes me smile knowing I first helped her too : )
Working within a shop can provide from some interesting stories. Do you have a awkward story of a customers request or a general funny story while working in a shop/grow/kitchen?: I haven't yet (finger's crossed ) we have some awesome customer's.
Where do you see the cannabis industry in 5 years and why?: I see it bordering full legalization. I know as a community we're all so ready to be free when it comes to cannabis. And it's not like with the current regulations it shows what could be promising results. Five years gives us a good chunk of time to create that master plan that gives the industry freedom.
Which do you prefer when it comes to flower?: Sativa Dominant Hybrid
Explain why you choose the above answer?: I like sativa dominants because it gives me a really happy calming giggly experience always. Full indicas put me to bed. A full sativa gets me sooo ancy and slightly paranoid and weirder than usual.Lol Buut with a sativa dominant hybrid, I get enough indica to stop any paranoia or craziness, but I have enough sativa to stay awake function, and have loads of fun times while I'm baked: )
Do you have an all time favorite strain? Explain why you like it so much?: I have two, because I mix them in order to have my hybrid experience. DUTCH treat is my favorite, always a potent sativa that's also packed with cbd. I like to use a majority of dutch mixed in with some girl scout cookies for my indica hybrid experience. Its only the best mental and body high because you have ur indica, and your cbd, and a potent sativa to get your mind right .
What is the #1 thing you are grateful for today?: I thank God every day for my Shepard Lola. I have raised the coolest, cutest, smartest, dog in the world. I got her at 3 weeks and saved her. Shes now almost three and she has repayed me by giving me a reason to wake up every morning. I'm greatful for her everyday.
Have any hobbies? Care to share them with us?: Well im a animal mom to a pretty shepard and a handsome tabby. Im really into music, been trying to write my own. I also have been drawing a lot lately planning out some new tattoos. I love to read, I love to learn. Lately I have been really into starting my day off with yoga to find my inner peace and it's been working so well. I guess you could say my hobbies are living and loving life In the end of the day.
Where can people connect with you?: instagram.com/p/9pvJQ1ISQX/