Colorado pot growers gear up for ‘green rush’
T.W. FarnamDenver — The pot industry in Colorado is undergoing a massive makeover as it prepares to begin selling marijuana for recreational use legally under state law. Businesses are ramping up production, and trade associations are cleaning up their image, anticipating what could be a billion-dollar industry.
But the entrepreneurs who are hoping to cash in on the “green rush” starting next year are struggling with the unique challenges of conducting a business that the federal government considers a crime.
The state’s pot producers and retailers are having trouble securing business financing because banks won’t give them loans — and most of the time, not even an account.
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"Colorado pot growers gear up for ‘green rush’", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2013. Consulté le 30/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/colorado-pot-growers-gear-up-for-green-rush-