The beginning of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado — and the possibility of the same in California — has left one question on some peoples' minds.
Just how do I make money off of all this?
A fair question, and one that's not immediately easy to answer. Sure, you could go the old-school route — grow weed and then sell it at gouge-worthy prices. But this being a legal marketplace operating under the auspices of 21st-century capitalism, slanging bags is neither the lone nor best option.
You could also day-trade. Some cannabis stocks gained as much as 80 percent yesterday.
But beware: others have tried this and lost their hemp shirts.