How An Ordinary Midwestern Dad Got Into The Pot Business: CNBC

OHIO: Andy Joseph received a welding engineering degree from Ohio State University. This clean-shaven, buttoned-down Midwestern father of five likes making things, but he never expected to be selling those things to the medical marijuana industry. How did it happen?

“The cannabis industry came to me,” he said.

One of the things Joseph’s 12-year-old company, Apeks Supercritical, sells us a $63,500 piece of equipment that uses CO2 to extract oil from plants, including marijuana. Medical pot patients sometimes prefer consuming oils over smoking the plant. [Read more…]