Mission Dispensaries Employee Brandon Scott Wins Budtender Award

CHICAGO – Brandon Scott of Mission Dispensaries South Shore took home the Mastermind award at the 2019 Budtender Awards Ceremony this past weekend in Las Vegas. The Mastermind award is given to individuals who encompass next level knowledge and expertise in all aspects of the cannabis industry from cultivation to strains, terpenes to vapes, to edibles and dosing.

Brandon Scott comes to Mission with a wealth of cannabis knowledge and experience. Always in-tune with industry trends, Brandon, as well as every member on the Mission team, consistently provide customers with reliable information and help them choose the best products for their individual needs.


“Congratulations to our very own Brandon Scott for winning the Mastermind Budtender Award,” said Glenn Backus, President of Mission Dispensaries. “We couldn’t be prouder of Brandon’s amazing work and are honored to have him as a part of our team.”

Mission Dispensaries was well represented at the Budtender Awards with 4 overall nominees from South Shore, IL and Glenmont, MD stores. Lukas Previn from Mission Glenmont was also named a finalist for the 710 category at the Budtender Awards for his expertise in sauce, live resin, wax, dabs and all products related to concentrates and vapes, while they also work on creating new, unique ways to consume cannabis in its many oil forms.

Mission is changing the cannabis retail landscape and hopes to educate people about the benefits of safe cannabis use. Mission’s comfortable, non-judgmental space allows patients to come and connect with staff and one another in an authentic manner. Mission emphasizes the value of customer engagement and Parfitt will take that value to new heights.

About Mission Dispensaries
True to its name, Mission is a different kind of dispensary, whose commitment lies not just in filling orders, but fulfilling each individual’s personal needs. Whether you’re new to the world of marijuana, or just the rules for recreational use, Mission knows it can be intimidating and works to educate its patients to create a more informed society when it comes to cannabis use. Mission strives to be the best dispensary in the market place for inspiring Cannabis consumers with the right products, honest prices and world-class customer service. Mission currently operates nine legal cannabis retail operations in Arizona, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan and Pennsylvania. In 2019, it expects to open several more stores within existing and new markets. Mission is powered by 4Front Ventures.