Asked frequently “What do you think of the marijuana market?” My reply is simple — “they call it weed for a reason.” But there is nothing simple about this market, so please join me in an investment debate around the wonderful world of weed…
Growing up in the eighties in Tennessee watching Fast Times at Ridgemont High starring Sean Penn, “pot” as we called it was a flourishing cash crop and it was perceived to be a dirty little secret. And in the nineties, with almost a decade invested in the entertainment industry, I could not attend a concert without experiencing a second-hand high; a symptom of standing backstage with a band, it was my job.
In Maui in 2010 while a fumbling surfing enthusiast, it was not a surprise to me that some of the most potent pot on the planet was from the Hawaiian Islands. After one discussion with an incredibly healthy 70-year-old surfer, I recall when he replied to my comment on the scent of marijuana in the air by saying “it’s the fastest growing weed here…”
So today, while we are building what