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.

Favorite Summer Edibles

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. 

Uptown Grow Lab Tour of Higher Leaf Kirkland

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.