3 Ways Cannabis Can Boost Your New Year's Resolutions

3 Ways Cannabis Can Boost Your New Year's Resolutions

Hopping aboard the “new year, new you” train this year? Same. But, we’re taking it slow and remembering that even baby steps toward a new habit still land squarely in the win column. If the changes you’re making are proving to be more of a challenge than you’d hoped, we’re here to help! 

4 Ways Cannabis Is Changing the World

4 Ways Cannabis Is Changing the World

Here at Kirkland and Bellevue’s best pot shops, we are entirely personally convinced of the benefits of that good green weed. You may know that if you want to get high, sleep better, or ease aches and pains, cannabis can help with all that (and so much more!) But, what you may not realize is that cannabis can be a real force for good! Here are just a few of the ways pot is helping to make the world a better place.

Your Nearly Complete Last Minute Weed Gift Guide

Your Nearly Complete Last Minute Weed Gift Guide

Still scrambling for last minute gifts? We feel you! The holiday season is always jam-packed with the unexpected, and sometimes it’s all too easy to find yourself falling behind. Never fear! Kirkland and Bellevue’s best weed shops have you covered. Here is a list of a few of our favorite things to give that special 420-friendly someone this year.

Stay Calm and Holiday On

Stay Calm and Holiday On

Here at the best weed shops in Bellevue and Kirkland, we know that this season can be intense. If it’s not parties, it’s present shopping, or battling with year-end reports. We know it can be stressful and we’re here for you. Take a deep breath and let go of your to-do list panic. Read on to grab some ideas to help you de-stress and maybe even enjoy the holiday madness.

Thank You Higher Leaf Fam: Attain Housing Donation Drive Results

Thank You Higher Leaf Fam: Attain Housing Donation Drive Results

We always knew that our Higher Leaf family was awesome, but even we weren’t prepared for your generous and giving hearts during our Household Goods Donation Drive for Attain Housing! You honestly blew us away and helped a fantastic Kirkland area nonprofit that has been assisting homeless families to build strength and get a new start since 1989. Attain Housing’s mission is to bring our community together to partner with homeless families by providing affordable housing and empowering them with practical case management and hope. We are beyond thrilled to have partnered with them for this drive.

How to Celebrate National Cookie & Brownie Days in Style

How to Celebrate National Cookie & Brownie Days in Style

Did you know that next week there are not one but two monumental days of recognition that far too many people miss each and every year? And no, we’re not talking about Festivus, we’re talking about those overlooked gems: National Cookie Day (12/4) and National Brownie Day (12/8). To help you get into the infused spirit of the season, we thought we’d share some of our favorite edibles and recipes so that you can be ready to celebrate these two incredibly important national days of celebration in style.

Molly Honig & The Higher Leaf Origin Story

Molly Honig & The Higher Leaf Origin Story

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?

Get Your Halloween On

Get Your Halloween On

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.

Meet Your Budtender Series: Jake

Meet Your Budtender Series: Jake

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.

The Higher Leaf Difference

The Higher Leaf Difference

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!

Save Time and Pre-Order Online for Bellevue Pick Up

Save Time and Pre-Order Online for Bellevue Pick Up

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.

Fall has come to Washington

Fall has come to Washington

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.

Attractions Of Bellevue And Kirkland

Attractions Of Bellevue And Kirkland

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.

 

Host A Pot Tasting Party

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. 

Say Sayonara To Sign Spinners

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.