High Country: The Silicon Valley of Weed

Das Vice-Mag hat den ersten Teil seiner Doku über legalen Marijuana-Anbau als Wirtschaftsfaktor online gestellt. Wird langsam Zeit, dass wir das Thema hierzulande auch mal wieder auf den Tisch packen.

There is no place in the world quite like Colorado, which just laid groundwork for the first regulated, taxed, legal recreational weed market in the United States. When Amendment 64 kicks in next January, adults 21 and over in Colorado will be able to legally purchase up to an ounce of weed from licensed dispensaries. They will also be able to tend their own personal grows of up to a half dozen cannabis plants, provided only three are flowering at any given time.

In a place where technology, politics, economics, science, and the pursuit of happiness collide in the latest and greatest vaporizer, chatter of a proverbial Silicon Valley of Weed has never sounded less less crazy than it does today. There are fortunes to be made in the new business of getting stoned.

High Country: A Mind-Melting Journey Through the Silicon Valley of Weed (Part 1)