Is America Ready For Marijuana Moguls?

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(CNN)At first blush, Brian Rogers and Caitlin McGuire seem like any other small business owners — polite, hardworking and passionate about what they do. But there’s the potential for things to get a little awkward when the conversation turns from “hi”s to highs.

“There’s always a moment of hesitation of ‘when are they going to ask us what we do?’ and ‘how are they going to receive that when we tell them?'” McGuire, 25, said.

She and Rogers, 34, own the Breckenridge Cannabis Club, a recreational marijuana dispensary in the historic and scenic ski town of Breckenridge, Colorado.

The couple started their business as a medical cannabis dispensary in 2010, but when Colorado became the first state in the nation to allow the sale of recreational marijuana, they saw a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity.

Is marijuana mainstream enough for Main Street?


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