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“In high school, my nickname was Miss Bakes. I guess it’s true what they say; old habits die hard,” says Katie Lake, who is currently working as a budtender at Shop Cori, a cannabis store located in Toronto.
“Initially, working in the cannabis industry was supposed to be a temporary gig,” Lake says in an email. The transition occurred as her business took a hit during the pandemic. But as time went by “I was enthralled with learning all I could about cannabinoids, wellness-focused consumption, the operations of the producers we carried, the strains they grew, the products they produced, which companies were conscious cannabis brands, and all relevant information I could access.”
For Lake, sharing her research and anecdotal experiences to help clients make informed decisions has been the most rewarding part of the job. In today’s column, she aims to do the same for those looking to use cannabis to make the day extra special.
What type of pot products are still best-sellers on Valentine’s Day?
Flowers, duh! A classic Valentine’s Day tradition with a little personalized touch.
A gift you’re going to want to consider for your her is Wink’s ‘MMMOSA’ and a gift you’re going to want to consider for your him is The Good Organic Dutchman’s (TGOD) ‘Organic Sugar Bush’ or ‘Equinox’. Partners are always considering accessories as a gift option for their significant other on special occasions. With the rise of wellness-focused consumption, dry herb vaping is becoming more and more common. The Pax ‘3 Complete’ is always a best seller on Valentine’s Day.
For first-timers, what type of products are ideal to try as a couple?
We all know the famous slogan “start low and go slow” but for individuals experimenting with THC products for the first time that reminder is so important.
‘bliss’ by dosist is a 9:1 THC to CBD disposable pen that I’d be quick to recommend. Disposable vaporizers are foolproof; activated literally by the push of a button. Cannabis vaping is a great introduction for any newcomer to the scene.
When it comes to edibles, it’s become more and more common for licensed producers’ to hire world-renowned chocolatiers to produce their products. Canadian Master Chocolat icon, Bernard Callebaut has partnered up with the good people over at Legend. Of all the products I’ve tried, ‘raspberry milk chocolate’ is my favourite.
Which products would you recommend to boost female sexual health?
Blissed’s ‘Breathe Oil’ is a high CBD tincture that has been a lifeline for me. I was first introduced to it in 2019 with the intention of calming my nerves and aid in muscle recovery as I prepared for my first jiu-jitsu tournament. Since then, I’ve grown to use it to help with period cramps as well as stress and anxiety management during the pandemic.
If you’ve yet to pamper yourself after a stressful day with a cannabinoid-infused bath bomb I’ve got news for you: Eve’s ‘The Dreamer Bath Bomb’ is a heavenly experience. Latitude by 48 North is holding a big monopoly right now with the only cannabis-infused lube on The OCS marketplace at this present time. Their ‘Sex Pot Intimacy Oil’ enhances pleasure for women through extra lubrication and a very orgasmic, tingling sensation.