"Part business memoir, part how-to and part social commentary, "Big Weed" traces how we as a country developed our attitudes toward pot and how reactive Drug War-era laws became so hard to change. Hageseth recounts his challenges in finding investors for a business that many still consider to be no different than selling drugs on the street."
"With the topic of marijuana sweeping the nation and states dealing with the transition to legality, many people are curious about the effects this booming industry will have economically on the nation and how it works."
"One of the best questions to ask an entrepreneur is, 'What’s the last great book you read?' No matter your stage in the game, we hope you enjoy the following suggestions for a stellar fall reading list."
"Christian Hageseth — whose Big Weed: An Entrepreneur's High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Businesswas published in April — is the founder of Green Man Cannabis, which has twice won the High Times Cannabis Cup, the marijuana industry's highest award for product excellence."
Christian Hageseth sat down with Letters & Politics to discuss his new book, Big Weed: An Entrepreneur's High Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business.
"Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business, by Christian Hageseth, with Joseph D’Agnese. A memoir from the founder of Denver’s highly successful Green Man Cannabis. Everything from financing and sales to developing a marijuana winery (or 'weedery) is detailed."
"The average price of a gram of marijuana is currently about $12 in Washington, according to the latest data from the state’s Liquor Control Board. That’s down from about $30 at its peak in August of last year."
"He is the founder of Colorado pot shops Green Man Cannabis. He’s the author of the new book ‘Big Weed.’ And he’s the owner of a couple new Cannabis Cups won at the Denver Cup a few weeks ago — Christian Hageseth!"