When it comes to a perfect cannabis experience, everything plays a part: the weed, the setting — and the food you munch on.
Since the product’s release in 2020, Good Titrations pre-measured Doobie Drops have quickly become a customer favorite. The drop’s discrete nature and fast-acting formula allow consumers to customize their cannabis experience on the go. Doobie Drop’s unique features are also what helped the product nab the title of Best Tincture as voted by the 2021 Readers’ Choice awards.
Sam Linsk came to her job as a budtender at The Tufted Puffin in Seward with personal knowledge of cannabis, a background in sales and a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation and human services with a minor in psychology.
Federal legalization of cannabis is looking more and more like an eventuality, not the impossibility that many would’ve expected just a decade ago. Whether it proves to be a boon for Alaska’s cannabis industry or a bust will largely depend greatly on how legalization is done and how the state prepares.
Before Covid-19 docked, businesses across Southeast Alaska were gearing up for a more welcome arrival. Forecasts for 2020 promised another record year of tourists, to the tune of 1 million to 1.5 million cruise ship passengers.
At 4:20 p.m. on April 20, 2021, Brandon Emmett celebrated his 39th birthday by making Alaska cannabis history: He bought the first joint to smoke in the first legally sanctioned onsite consumption cafe at Good Titrations in Fairbanks. Emmett is a co-owner of the business.
Prior to establishing AK Green Bee, a North Pole cannabis grow business, investor Monique Daigle decided to go looking for advice. While she had ample business experience, marijuana was a new area for her, and she wanted to get started on a solid foundation.
At the heart of the work was a survey of industry members about would be appropriate fines for the first, second and third violation of everything from operating without a license to allowing odors to be detected.
“All eyes will be on us,” he said. That’s one reason Emmett and Tacke are going about their opening carefully and making sure every detail has been considered. The payoff will be big, they believe.
When Mavis Pruitt was 7 years old, she found a pigeon suffering from what looked like a broken wing. She begged her father to take the bird home so she could care for it. They placed the bird in a box and, to her delight, she found it flying around her room the next morning.
"My vision the whole time has always been to create a super strong brand more than anything. That’s been the goal from day one … a forward-thinking progressive brand.”
Store names needed to present the product in a more holistic manner, one that let people know these businesses were a positive thing to have in their towns.
But it is not unheard of for the THC content to rise into the triple digits. It is the Everclear of the weed world. So clear your schedule.