Business Insider - Take a tour inside Denver's multi-million dollar legal marijuana empire

"Colorado legalized the use of medical marijuana in 2000 and recreational use in 2012. But as Hageseth tells Business Insider, 'We are still an unwelcome business on the federal level....It's illegal for a bank to take my money. It's just like they were taking El Chapo Guzman's money or Scarface's money. I am treated like any other drug dealer.'"

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Forbes - The Highs And Lows Of Selling Retail Marijuana In Colorado

"Green Man Cannabis’s Denver South location is representative of the future direction of the industry – clean, bright, super-modern stores, with an eye towards locations that provide close proximity to weekly shopping trip stops. The store is within easy stopping distance from four different grocery stores, including Whole Foods, a Target Superstore, a Safeway, and a King Soopers (Kroger’s banner in Colorado). In fact, you can see the Whole Foods from the retail location’s parking lot."

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Cannabis Industry Journal: A Q&A With Christian Hageseth: Innovate or Die

"Christian Hageseth, founder of American Cannabis Partners, Green Man Cannabis and the Colorado Cannabis Ranch and author of 'Big Weed,' gave a presentation at the recent High Times Business Summit titled 'Innovate or Die.' During the session, he discussed at length why industry leadership in innovation is key in determining the progress and growth of the cannabis industry."

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New York Times - Welcome to Weedstock

"At the after-party for the National Cannabis Summit — an annual conference thick with entrepreneurs and business people, held in the bowels of the Sheraton in downtown Denver — eight of us attendees boogied alongside one of the more engaging speakers, the medical researcher Dr. Suzanne Sisley, who wore throughout the party a towering, purple velvet Mad Hatter’s hat." 

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