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TJ McDonald

Owner, Operator, Binx Buds in Ellensburg, WA

TJ McDonald Graduated from CWU in June of 2010 with a Bachelors Degree in Economics and a Second Degree in Business Finance. Six months later TJ financed, permitted and opened Ellensburg's first ever hookah lounge, The Lounge.

In January of 2013, one month after I502 passed, TJ was eager to test the new laws. The Lounge, became one of the nations first ever businesses to legally host a cannabis night! Where customers brought in and openly smoked cannabis together. The Lounge hosted weekly cannabis nights for adults for the rest of 2013.
By 2014, TJ sold his hookah lounge and partnered with Zack Dekker, to create what is now know as Binx Buds!

In it's first year Binx Buds produced, processed and sold over 1,300lbs of Legal Cannabis. These two twenty somethings own and operate Binx Buds with No Adult Supervision and plan to keep it that way.

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Living the High Life

@ VOL 7 ON AUG 25, 2016

There's a new cash crop in rural Kittitas county, it's called marijuana.  Entrepreneur TJ McDonald takes you thtough the history of different cash crops of the area and shares his story as a pioneer with his partner to start BinxBuds.

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Ellensburg @ Gallery One Visual Arts Center
Aug 25, 2016