Legalizing marijuana is all the rage lately in news headlines and courtrooms and public debates all over the country. A major push behind proponents’ viewpoints is the benefits of medical marijuana to treat many widespread health issues including everything from migraines to anxiety to arthritis. Recent studies have shown medical marijuana also has potential to be a key player in treating opioid addiction.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At Higher Leaf, we not only believe in giving back to our community, but we think of our employees as part of that community and believe it’s important to invest in them as well. Whether it’s through professional development classes, health insurance benefits, book clubs, or awesome Holiday parties, co-founder Molly Honig is passionate about helping her employees grow and prosper.
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.