The 2018 midterms made Michigan the tenth U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana. With the vote, the state enters a cannabis market thriving in states like Colorado, Washington and, most notably, California, which has surpassed the UK as the 5th largest economy in world. People are quitting their jobs and feverishly moving across the country for the “the green rush”—it’s literal reefer madness. To some, the legalization of pot was a formality—license to smoke up without that nagging cop-phobia to ruin the high. But this reaches far beyond the stoner community: America finds itself in a full-on cannabis revolution. It’s no longer about graduating from a dealer to a budtender—the entire consumer market is pivoting to cater toward buyers who aren’t really “pot people.”

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