Entries by Stuart Blair

Budtender Spotlight: David

Name: David From: Logan, Ohio. At age 19, David’s father passed away and his mother moved to Vancouver, where he soon followed. “I had so much stuff in my life and marijuana was the only thing that was really helping me, so I came here for a change of pace and because of legalization,” David […]

Budtender Spotlight: Annie

Name: Annie From: California. Annie moved to Bend, Oregon in the 8th grade. She moved up to Vancouver with her husband in 1999 and has been here ever since. “I love Vancouver, although I’d move back to Bend in a heartbeat,” Annie said. “The area just has so much to do – fishing, snowboarding, swimming […]

Budtender Spotlight: Nathan

Name: Nathan From: Vancouver, Washington. He graduated from Camas High School. “It’s a great community. I love Vancouver.” Nathan spent seven years in the Army and attained the rank of Sergeant. He did a tour in Afghanistan and one year in South Korea – where he found an interesting nugget of information: “In South Korea marijuana is […]

Budtender Spotlight: Camille

Name: Camille From: Camas, Washington. Camas High School graduate. Weed history: “I started smoking when I was 17 – I used to smoke primarily flower, but now I’m mostly into dabs because they’re easier on my lungs.” Favorite strains: Her flower favorites include Doc & Yeti‘s Red Headed Stranger and NWCC’s Orange Creamsicle – for dabs she likes Cheese Dog from […]

Budtender Spotlight: Lynne

Name: Lynne From: Portland, Oregon, but she’s lived in Vancouver for the past 25 years. Weed history: “First time I tried it was in high school in like 1973. I started working an ambulance when I was 19, and cannabis became a good soother for the stresses of that job. I’ve been pretty much smoking ever since.” […]

Budtender Spotlight: Ben

Name: Ben From: Vancouver, Washington – born and raised. Weed history: “When I was 19 I was hanging out with some friends and my buddy paid me $50 to take a hit! I didn’t get high at the time because I was drunk. But I tried it again the next night because I was curious, and I’ve been […]

Budtender Spotlight: Kaleb

Name: Kaleb From: Vancouver, Washington – graduate of Mountain View High School! Weed history: “It started more as a social thing. People here in Vancouver, socially they just got me into it. Now I just like the feeling of it, but I also want to learn more about medicinal properties – especially for veterans.” Kaleb served in […]

Budtender Spotlight: David

Name: David From: Born in Virginia Beach, Virginia. David grew up a Navy brat, living in Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Illinois. He also served in the Navy from 2005 to 2009 – where he had very noisy sleeping accommodations! “I did flight deck power and lighting,” David said. “The very front of the ship, where the (planes) […]

Budtender Spotlight: Brittany

Name: Brittany From: Vancouver, Washington – and a graduate of Skyview High School. “Vancouver born and raised!” Weed history: “I’ve always used it for medicinal reasons – stomach issues. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, and I started using tinctures for it and it worked really well. They were trying to give me steroids, but I’ve been […]

Budtender Spotlight: Jeff

Name: Jeff From: Chicago, Illinois “I came to Clark County because I just needed a change of pace. My dad lived out here for the past two years and I decided to come out and join him. I love it – weed’s legal!” Weed history: “I’ve been smoking since I was about 15, or about 25 years. […]