Chris Rudi Cruz

A Latino Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry (The Flu Edition)

Sorry I missed last week. I was sick with the flu. It was fairly horrible and knocked me out for about eight days. The only person I know who didn’t get sick was the person who had a flu shot. Time down like that always makes one reflect at least during the lucid awake moments. […]

  • Nov 26, 2014
  • 12:38 PM

My Third Week Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry

Last week was a big one in our industry. Oregon, Alaska and Washington DC all voted to legalize marijuana. Among all the other political news that occurred this past Tuesday —whether it was Democratic or Republican— the fact that these two states and our nation’s capital made this plant legal signals some very big changes. 2016 will […]

  • Nov 10, 2014
  • 5:35 PM

My Second Week Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry

I am still trying to figure out what kind of format this weekly column will take. I think that I should try to educate as well as chronicle some of my experiences but I have a feeling that I will just let the format evolve as it will. To begin with I want to show off just […]

  • Nov 3, 2014
  • 12:55 AM

My First Week Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry

This past Monday I started working at a producer of legal marijuana in The Evergreen State of Washington. This means I work at a state-licensed farm where the plant of many names is grown, harvested, processed and packaged for sale at retail stores where it can be purchased much like at a liquor store. I […]

  • Oct 27, 2014
  • 10:18 AM