Curious about legalizing marijuana? Weedgalized in Colorado is a lighthearted and surprisingly informative read, featuring on-the-ground stories from scores of participants in Colorado’s historic transformation into a cannabis-friendly state. The book doubles as a reference guide, listing dispensaries, strains and more.
Johnny Welsh’s unique perspective stems from his career as a professional bartender in the heart of Colorado’s famous ski country. His big, engaging personality encouraged friends and strangers alike to share what they have seen and heard about the state’s new cannabis culture.
Johnny Welsh has worked as a professional bartender in Frisco, Colorado, for over twenty years. He did so well at Syracuse University that they kept him an extra year. After five years of university study, he earned a degree in Italian Language, Literature, and Culture which has been a great prerequisite of a lifelong career in the mixology arts. He can now dictate silly bar stories in two different languages. His latest hobby is twisting these topics into books.
He is the author of Paper Maps, No Apps: An Unplugged Travel Adventure. His first book, Weedgalized in Colorado, about the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, won two awards from Readers’ Favorite. Find more at www.JohnnyWelsh.com
Four years after the legalization date, January 1, 2014, there are still an overwhelming onslaught of new companies and businesses starting. If you can create a unique cannabis business in your mind, then you are free to enter into this arena and give it a try. The entrepreneur spirit is alive and well. Beware of the tsunami of competition and shortage of housing before you move.
Weedgalized in Colorado: True Tales from the High Country
Colorado has had its share of rushes. First there was the silver rush and gold rush, and now we are in the midst of the green rush. With this new rush there has been a large influx of new residents, changes in laws, and a mad dash to be part of the money story. Almost every day there is an article in the newspaper or segment on the news dealing with the amount of money being made from the legalization of marijuana. There is a scramble by entrepreneurs, nicknamed ganjapreneurs, to cash in on this new rush. In the gold rush days, it wasn’t just those who were striking gold that were cashing in. There were those that made exceptional livings selling picks and shovels. What will be the picks and shovels of this latest rush? Stay tuned for stories of some of the ancillary businesses popping up in hordes right now.