In fact, a recent report by the Marijuana Industry Group indicates that since January, the state’s newfound recreational pot trade has created in upwards of 10,000 new jobs, with 2,000 joining the green collar workforce just in the past few months.
As Colorado entrepreneurs look for creative ways to meet the needs of higher end consumers, marijuana-themed versions of wine tastings, food pairings and even ratings systems are emerging in the growing pot tourism marketplace.
Next week, Dave Pike and his partner Michael Looney will launch the first-ever small business incubator in the United States catering to professionals forging their way through the front lines of marijuana commerce.
Despite naysayer predictions that Colorado’s newfound recreational marijuana laws would lead to a rabid surge of stoned driving, it appears as though it is still the boozehounds reeking drunken havoc on the state’s roadways.
A female college student at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling had a gram of pot stolen from her dorm room and reported the theft to the Sterling Police Department on May 9. Then things got weird.