La Veta, Colorado – Entrepreneur Jason Irwin is all about ‘going green’. Irwin is the owner of Highland Health, a dispensary where state certified patients can legally buy marijuana, located in Denver. His mother, Diane Irwin, loaned him $10,000 to start his business following the sale of her hair salon. CNN reports, in 2008 Irwin received state approval to open his business and in March he obtained his own patient card after a car accident. Business is booming for Irwin, he has about 200 regular patients and another 500 that come in periodically. He employs four ‘bud tenders’ and generates a gross income of about $5,000 a day. Irwin owns 37 acres of land in rural Colorado and paid $3,000 for two greenhouses along with growing supplies. Colorado is one of fourteen states to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
GrandaddyDioR…living the ‘high’ life