Q: WHAT KINDS OF PRODUCTS DO YOU CARRY?
A: We carry a variety of flowers, concentrates, edibles, pre-rolls, topicals, tinctures, and paraphernalia. We currently carry a variety of edibles including baked goods, candies, chocolates, soda, fruit chews, drink drops and capsules. We frequently add new products to our menu and love to hear customer feedback about your favorite items. Have a favorite product we don't carry? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: WHO CAN PURCHASE MARIJUANA AT A LICENSED RETAILER?
A: Anyone over the age of 21 can enter and make a purchase at licensed retailers like Higher Leaf. There is no requirement for a medical card or other other than a valid ID. Persons under 21 may not enter the store at any time. There is no requirement to be a Washington State resident.
Q: WHAT IS IT LIKE TO CONSUME MARIJUANA?
A: There's really only one way to find out. Marijuana, unlike alcohol, has multiple active compounds and therefore different strains create different experiences. First time user may not experience a high feeling and this is normal. Just try again another day. You can read about some of our Budtender's experiences with marijuana in our Newsletter Archive!
Q: What is the difference between Indica and Sativa strains?
A: In general, Indicas tend to be more relaxing and Sativas are more cerebrally activating. Commonly used mnemonics include: Indica (In-da-couch) and Sativa = Stimulating
Q: WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
A: Currently we only accept cash. We have two ATMs on the premises. Federal regulations make it unlikely that we'll be able to accept credit cards in the near future
Q: HOW MUCH MARIJUANA CAN A PERSON PURCHASE?
A: Adults age 21 and over can purchase up to one ounce of useable marijuana (the harvested flowers, or “bud”), 16 ounces of marijuana-infused edibles in solid form, 72 ounces in liquid form, and 7 grams of marijuana concentrates.
Q: What is considered acceptable identification?
A: The following are acceptable forms of Identification:
o Driver's license, ID card, or instruction permit issued by any U.S. or Canadian province
o Washington temporary license
o U.S. military ID
o Official passport
o Merchant Marine ID
o Washington State tribal enrollment card
A valid ID must show:
Date of birth
Signature (except US Military IDs)
Expiration date (except Tribal Enrollment cards)
Q: Where can I consume?
A: Only on private property out of public view.
Q: Why isn't my vaporizer working?
A: Troubleshooting a vaporizer can be a tough process. Higher Leaf staff will always be willing to have a look and help you out, but a very common problem that new users experience is simply that they haven't turned on, or "unlocked", their vape battery yet. You can do this by rapidly pressing the power button 5 times. The button should flash a few times to notify the user when switching between "on" and "off". Most batteries in the vaporizer market use this on/off mechanism.
Q: WILL YOU HAVE A LOUNGE OR OTHER AREA FOR PRODUCT CONSUMPTION?
A: No, consumption of marijuana is not allowed on the store premises or in public.
Q: IS IT SAFE TO DRIVE WHILE ENJOYING CANNABIS?
A: No, much like alcohol cannabis can reduce reaction time and impair driving ability. Be sure to fully recover from the effects of cannabis prior to operating a motor vehicle.
Q: Can I travel/fly with my purchase?
A: No, you cannot fly with any purchases. You may only travel with recreational marijuana within Washington State, provided you follow possession laws. (Packages should remain unopened and away from the driver. Quantities are limited to 1 ounce (28 grams) per individual.)
Q: WHAT iS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA?
A: In basic terms: Medical marijuana is used to treat state approved ailments, while recreational marijuana is just to get high and have fun. Medical marijuana is only recognized in Washington State for a set of approved ailments. Medical marijuana is usually a lot higher in Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound. Learn more from the Department of Health.
Q: What is the difference between THC and CBD?
A: THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, and CBD, cannabidiol, are both cannabinoids. THC reacts with our nervous systems and provides psychoactive effect, while CBD provides no psychoactivity but does relax muscles and tissues due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Q: WHAT TYPE OF DISCOUNT TO MEDICAL USERS RECEIVE?
A: Under the new system (as of July 2016) all products are subject to regulations and excise taxes, even if they are for medical patients. However, sales to qualifying medical patients are not subject to local and general sales tax, resulting in a savings of 7%. At Higher Leaf, we exceed the 7% and offer a 10% discount to medical users.
Q: What are concentrates?
A: Concentrates are the refined products produced when marijuana goes through an extraction process. Butane, CO2, and Ethanol are the major solvents used for most modern cannabis extractions. Concentrates come in a wide variety of categories based on extraction type and consistency from hard (shatter) to soft (icing, crumble, sugar wax) to liquid (oil).
q: Do you sell seeds?
A: No, it is illegal under state law to sell seeds, clones, or starts recreationally.
Q: DO YOU ACCEPT RETURNS?
A: Higher Leaf accept returns and exchanges of marijuana products and marijuana devices containing defective electronic components. Products must be returned with a receipt in the original packaging with the lot, batch, and inventory ID number fully legible at the Higher Leaf store location it was originally purchased at.