How a Jewish business school drop-out created a marijuana empire

Screen Shot 2015-09-25 at 1.09.54 PM9/17/15–Justin Hartfield launched Weedmaps in 2007 at the age of 23, ed just as he was beginning an MBA at the University of California, Irvine. He dropped out a couple of years later to dedicate himself to Weedmaps full time. About 4 million people use the website and app each month to find marijuana retailers as well as to review stores, menus, prices and strains. For Hartfield, marijuana is not just an entrepreneurial pursuit — it’s a social justice issue. Read