Marijuana Headed To Farmers Markets?

WASHINGTON:  A Colorado businessman is on a mission to start selling marijuana right next to potatoes, tomatoes and bread at farmers markets and according to CBS Denver, his inspiration comes from Seattle’s own NW Cannabis Farmers Market, which bills itself as America’s only daily cannabis market.

A similar bi-monthly marijuana market, the Cannabis Farmers Market, can be found in Tacoma. Right now, the pot at these venues is not available to the general public, they cater only to medical marijuana patients and require customers to show official paperwork and IDs.

“These are individual patient farmers and under collective gardeners and under Washington law they are allowed to offer their excess medicine for donation,” NW Cannabis Market spokesman Michael Keysor told CBS Denver.

Marijuana activist and entrepreneur Justin Hartfield has a slightly different vision. He told CBS Denver he thinks marijuana should be treated like any other vegetable. Hartfield already has some experience in marijuana marketing; he created a website that maps pot dispensaries.

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