Sunday, July 23rd marked the end of an era in WA State with new marijuana advertising rules coming into effect today, July 24th. There were many new regulations regarding billboards and advertisements, but we're most upset about the ban on Sign Spinners. We talked to Higher Leaf's infamous Shawn The Sign Spinner to learn a little bit more about his philosophy on the art, his thoughts on safety and what's next for this beloved Higher Leaf icon.
There's nothing more relaxing than a refreshing cannabis treat on a hot summer day. Washington state doesn't allow for the sale of refrigerated items like our sibling states to the south, but that doesn't mean you can't make your own! See some of Higher Leaf's favorite ways to infuse your own edibles this summer.
The best weather of the year is here, so friends and family are flooding into the state to take advantage of it with you. If your guests have never tried marijuana before there are a few things you can do to ensure their first time is fun and relaxing.
We love celebrating cannabis in all its forms and one of our favorites is 7/10! This dabbing day may be a newer holiday, but its popularity keeps growing as concentrates became easier for anyone to try.
The Founding Fathers were well known hemp lovers and they used it for countless purposes in colonial America, especially when it came to their revolutionary ideas. Check out some of our favorite facts about Hemp's Patriotic History.
Can you not get high? Can pot make you lazy? Does Marijuana cause anxiety? Not everything you hear about cannabis is true, so we looked into some of the myths our customers ask about the most. See which common Marijuana Myths are fact and which are fiction.
With Summer in full swing our customers are asking about low calorie edibles they can enjoy regularly or tasty treats to bring to their next summer event. There are so many great options under 100 calories as well as amazing edibles that pack a sugary punch for any party. See what our Budtenders named as some their favorite edibles for the summer season.
WA residents have access to legalized marijuana at neighborhood shops like Higher Leaf, but not everyone is as lucky. That's where Uptown Grow Lab comes in with videos and content about marijuana education, cannabis culture and tours of Washington shops to share with everyone else in the world without weed. Jay himself stopped by Higher Leaf Kirkland to tour the shop and learn about some of our Budtenders current favorite strains.
This hemp hero's upcoming birthday on June 18th is the perfect occasion to learn more about one of the first activists in the fight for legalization. Also known as "The Hemperor," Jack is a famous grass roots organizer and activist whose efforts had monumental influence on cannabis policy in California and around the country. Check out some of our favorite facts about the legend that is Jack Herer.
Microdosing allows you to enjoy the creative and mentally stimulating benefits of marijuana without overwhelming your senses. This recently popular technique is favored by artists, engineers and everyone in between.
The 1st weekend of summer in right around the corner! Marijuana is amazing any time of the year, but there are a few products the Higher Leaf Budtenders hear our guests ask for the most in hot weather. See if your favorite made the list.
Heavenly Buds is our guest blogger of the week at Higher Leaf. Read on to learn about the company's founding, its vision for the future and fun facts about their staff!
When you've smoked for an extended period of time, you start to notice a few common problems that can occur in any smoke session. We rounded up a few of the most common issues our customers ask about and had our Budtenders chime in with their simple solutions.
Learn how to make your own ZOOTARITAS!
ABV or Already Been Vaped marijuana is heated and discarded plant matter that's good for so much more than the compost heap.
When it comes to marijuana the list of paraphernalia is endless! All you really need is some bud, a lighter and a smoking device, but you can improve your smoking experience with a few simple accessories. The Budtenders at Higher Leaf named their favorite items to elevate your next high.
Think you know how 4/20 came to be? Read on to see the real story about the beginning of all things 4/20.
Higher Leaf is thrilled to feel the Spring air coming through ours doors in Bellevue and Kirkland! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and we're having a great time getting our customers set up with The Eastside's Best Bud everyday. Get your green at Higher Leaf and head on over to one of these fun Spring events in Kirkland and Bellevue.
One of the biggest challenges vendors face is selecting creative and functional packaging for their products. We hate to see so many jars, containers and joint tubes in the trash, so we asked our Budtenders to share how they give packaging new life. This 4/20, get ready to celebrate Earth Day by repurposing your jars and containers for decor, organization and cleaning.
The Budtenders at Higher Leaf learn more about marijuana each and every day! We put together a list of some the language and slang that Higher Leaf customers frequently ask our staff to explain. Get your vocabulary ready for 4/20 fun and dive right into Higher Leaf's 4/20 Dope Dictionary!!