Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 | 2 a.m.
Legalization of marijuana in eight states — including Nevada — in last year’s election has opened the floodgates for pot businesses to make money.
That’s according to more than a dozen business owners whose products are both directly marketed at buyers in the pot sector, and in similar industries such as farming and plant cultivation.
“Let’s put it like this: A rising tide takes all ships,” said Stuart Titus, CEO of San Diego-based General Hemp. “It’s incredible to see the growth in the industry.”
Titus’ company was one of a record 678 exhibitors at the sixth year of the Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Las Vegas this month, marketing to an estimated 14,000 show participants. After five years at the Rio, the