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Marijuana is big business, and that’s no secret. After just 2 months of legalization, Colorado alone has made millions in tax revenue, and is on track to make a lot more. Looking to jump aboard this train? High Times has a few tips for you.

 5 Tips for Success in the Marijuana Industry

5 Tips For Success in the Marijuana Industry

By The Stoner's Cookbook

In the first 2 months after legalization, Colorado made $3.4M in tax revenues, estimating another $184M over 18 months. Looking to cash in? We have a few tips for your courtesy [High Time](http://www.hightimes.com/read/5-tips-success-marijuana-industry)s.

  • Determine your Interests

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Hundreds of different jobs are available in the industry, but what interests you? Do you love to grow? Have an aptitude for business or a sales? Knowledge & a passion to learn are important. 

  • Know your Skills

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    It’s useful to envision how you can succeed. Examine what you do best and then offer up your unique skill set. Remember, your skills don't have to be specific to cannabusinesses.

  • Invest your Time

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    If you don’t know much about the industry or don’t have a unique skill to set you apart from the competition, try joining an organization that supports the cannabis movement. 

  • Invest your Money

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Look into investing in things like real estate for cannabusinesses, cannabis-extract or agricultural equipment. Attend trade shows & if you see potential in a business, offer to become a partner.

  • Get a Higher Education

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    If you really want to start out in the industry, look at universities that have agriculture/life sciences programs. If you're looking to learn how to grow, there are higher education courses as well.

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