LA-based Green Tours is adding an itinerary that includes a pot-smoking session with weed-loving ’70s movie legend, Tommy Chong. That tour is priced at $US149 a person, owner Gene Grozovskiy says.
Grozovskiy’s father thought his son was nuts when he announced plans to quit his full-time job as a patient placement co-ordinator at a large Los Angeles hospital to start a marijuana tour company.
“At first, pops was like, ‘You want to do what kind of tours?”‘ Grozovskiy, 35, recalls. “He thought I was just being silly.”
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Other tour company owners also come with respectable pedigrees and want to hop on what they see as a profitable future in recreational cannabis.
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