In THIS article posted by Yahoo Finance, Marijuana VC and founder of WeedMaps, Justin Hartfield explains why they are pushing for pot to be available at Farmer's Markets in Boulder Colorado. In related news closer to home, Farmers in California are getting worried about pot farms too close to home. Read more from that Yahoo article HERE.
Colorado became the second state to legalize recreational marijuana last November and if one Colorado resident has his way, the plant will soon be sold at the Boulder County Farmers’ Markets, one of the largest farmers’ markets in the state. Justin Hartfield, a marijuana venture capitalist and CEO of WeedMaps, has petitioned Boulder’s mayor, local officials and organizers of the farmers’ market to include a marijuana stand next to the heirloom tomato and corn booths. Hartfield and his business partners are in the process of drafting a zoning ordinance for the city to consider.“Marijuana is a vegetable, just like every other vegetable being sold on the Sunday markets in Boulder,” Hartfield tells The Daily Ticker. “We think the people of Boulder would want it there.”Read more at Yahoo Finance.