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BUDTENDER [1 record]

Record 1 2019-01-10


Subject field(s)
  • Occupation Names (General)
  • Drugs and Drug Addiction
  • Commercial Establishments

A person who serves customers at an establishment where cannabis products are sold (such as a medical or recreational marijuana dispensary).


On entering one of the new cannabis stores, customers are directed to either an express line, for experienced connoisseurs, or a line for "full service," where a "budtender" will helpfully guide and educate as to the effects and assorted flavors of their products.


Budtender ... is a portmanteau that combines the word bartender and bud. ... the word "bud" [refers] to the dried flower tops of cannabis used for consumption.


  • Désignations des emplois (Généralités)
  • Drogues et toxicomanie
  • Établissements commerciaux

Dans un débit de cannabis, personne qui conseille les clients et assure la vente des produits et des articles offerts en magasin.


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