How Justin Hartfield could become the Philip Morris of weed

Justin Hartfield
Justin Hartfield: winning the culture war

Justin Hartfield claims to have been getting high since he was 13. But don’t mistake this former high-school pot dealer for “your run-of-the-mill stoner”, says The Wall Street Journal. Hartfield’s aim is “to become the Philip Morris of the American marijuana industry” – and his timing looks propitious. Prohibition, he says, is “about to pop” and entrepreneurs positioned “intelligently” are poised to clean up.

“The culture war is not over,” says Hartfield, “but it’s in its final [...]

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