Believe it or not, Thanksgiving and Green Friday are right around the corner! It’s a time for food, family, friends, and, let’s face it, a bit of frenzy. We know that this time of year can be stressful, and here at Higher Leaf, we’re committed to helping you have your most relaxed holiday season yet.
When Molly and Andy Honig opened their first pot shop in Kirkland, they knew their lives were about to change dramatically. However, two years later, some of those changes continue to surprise them. One thing that’s been huge has been a growing sense of responsibility to the community they call home.
It was all just supposed to be a fun story. In 2013, as Washington State began the process of legalizing cannabis for recreational use, it was announced that there would be a lottery for people interested in acquiring a license to sell recreational marijuana. A friend encouraged Molly Honig and her husband Andy to apply for the lottery. Neither of them had been involved in the legalization of medical marijuana or had even run a retail store before, but they figured someone was going to get those licenses. Why not them?
It's getting creepy around here. Halloween is right around the corner and whether your thing is creating the ultimate zombie costume, carving the perfect pumpkin, or just eating as much candy as is humanly possible, this holiday’s got something for you. We at Higher Leaf think that just about any occasion can be improved with cannabis, so here are a few trick-or-toke tips to consider for making your Halloween truly spooktacular. Just remember, if there are kids running around on a sugar high, make sure to keep any 21+ treats out of their reach.
At Higher Leaf, we’re determined to bring you a first-rate cannabis buying experience. In fact, we aim to be the best marijuana dispensary in Washington state. To make this possible, we’ve hired some of the greatest people around to help find the perfect flower, edible, or pot paraphernalia for you. Meet Jacob Pollock, a budtender at our Kirkland location, with a little insider knowledge on what it’s like to work in the cannabis industry. He’s got a few hot tips served up with some of his favorite things in our stores right now.
We here at Higher Leaf are determined to bring you the best cannabis buying experience possible. We know that whether you’re purchasing weed for the first time or the fiftieth, the people and atmosphere matters. That’s why we want to make sure you know about some of the ways we make buying marijuana and pot products simple, convenient, and enjoyable. We aim to prove why we’re the Eastside’s Best Bud!
Here at Higher Leaf, we’re always trying to come up with ways to make your life easier. This is why we’ve added online ordering for our Bellevue location. You can easily read through what we have in stock -- from pre-rolled joints to all types of flowers, and more. Read on, and we’ll walk you through our three-step ordering process.
Even though the region’s occasional weather spikes into the eighties have us a little thrown, the pumpkin spice invasion is enough to tip us off that it’s official: Fall has come to Washington. We may be waving goodbye to lazy Summer days and BBQs, but there’s no need to worry. Autumn in the Pacific Northwest brings its own joys. Here are just a few of them.
Contrary to popular belief, we’ve got way more than rain going for us in King County, Washington. There’s a varied and delicious food scene, we’ve got a passion for the arts, and so very many parks you can lose yourself in nature for days. Whether you’re from out of town or in desperate need of a staycation, our beautiful county always has a trick up its sleeve. Here are just a few of them.
As the days grow shorter, most everyone has one thing on their mind—fall is coming. Labor Day has passed us by, but it’s still an excellent time to kick back, relax, and relive those hot summer days before they’re gone for good. Here are a few ways to make the most of your September weekends.
With beer flights and wine tastings all the rage this Summer, plan your own marijuana themed event to really get your friends talking. Take advantage of the countless strains available at Higher Leaf to showcase to taste, smell and differences in effects you can find in Washington. Read on to see our tips for hosting the Perfect Pot Tasting Party.
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.