The Wild West of weed is on fire with entrepreneurial opportunities. Potpreneurs across America are legally growing, curing and cooking the skunky stuff in record numbers. As those who cultivate and sell the plant grow, so do the offshoot businesses sprouting up around them.
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Four states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but only Colorado and Washington have licensed dispensaries that can legally sell recreational cannabis.
Cannabis tourism has become a buzzword in the hospitality industry, with visitors to Colorado spending millions of dollars to enjoy cannabis recreationally.
The latest innovation in cannabis tourism and travel is carving out a niche among vacation and travel accommodation rental websites by offering access to cannabis-friendly lodging worldwide.
It is high season at Colorado’s mountain resorts. Last year’s launch of recreational cannabis has created a mini-boom in tourists looking to shop at dispensaries.
In the 1960s, a famous cigarette commercial played off the slogan, “I’d walk a mile for a camel.” Now, for 2015, the burning question for many states might be how far people will travel in order to buy legal marijuana.
On Jan. 1, Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana. A whole nation of weed smokers, from Texas to New York, lit one up to celebrate the news.
Cheryl Shuman, founder of Cheryl Shuman Inc., specializes in public relations, marketing and special events for marijuana businesses.