Budtender Interview #4 - Zac
Budtender | Colorado
State you work in: Colorado
Name of Dispensary: Allgreens
How long have you been a Budtender? 6 months
Retail, Medical or Both? Medical Only
How did you get into the Industry? I started out as trimmer and did that for a while and eventually moved my way up to becoming a budtender.
What is your favorite aspect the being a Budtender? Smelling fresh big buds in the morning walking into work is always nice. Haha, but honestly just being around weed all day and helping people get the medicine they need. I could not be happier.
The funniest moment you have had at work..With a customer or job related? I oncewatched a friend of mine accidentally break an entire pound bin of nugs that literally exploded everywhere. He was covered in chronic from head to toe with the funniest look on his face terrified he was going to be in trouble. Haha.
Most random question somebody has asked you about cannabis? "Can my girlfriend smoke a joint via her butt?"
Favorite Strain and why?: Right now Gorilla Glue. The taste with the potency is off the charts. It just has a very pungeant chem/chocolatey taste and packs a serious punch.
Do you like edibles? If so, what is your favorite and why? Shummet Bars. They are made by a kid in town and are as delicious as they are potent. Check out his medicated Chocolate milk
Advice for others wanting to work in the Industry? Treat an industry job just like any other job you'd like to succeed in. Be on time, be professional and work hard. Just because your boss and/or coworkers are "stoners" doesn’t mean you can slack off.
Do you have an Instagram? If so, what is your user name? @zac_hayes
Is there anything you would like to see improve in the industry? Right now there is a lot of plastic packaging waste. I would like to see this industry become more environmentally conscious or green. ;)
What are the best perks about your job? I get to handle, sell and learn about a plant that has done so much good for so many people with true diseases and disabilities. I get to make peoples days and weekends awesome.
Do you use cannabis medically? I do, for a few specific reasons as well as just getting high recreationally
What is your favorite movie? Anything Studio Ghibli
What is your favorite hobby? Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Dancing being chill.
What is the #1 thing you are most grateful for? I live in Denver and my family, friends, and I are all healthy and doing well :)