From dirt to doobie

Luke Bourland

 

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From the growing of the plants to the drying to the finally packaging, a lot of work goes into one of college students’ favorite pastimes. The marijuana industry is one of the first things people think of when they think of states like Colorado, as it was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana.

To older generations, it may be easy to belittle the marijuana growing industry and think of a UV light in a closet, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. The marijuana industry is a booming and complex industry that should get the respect it deserves. This gallery shows how much work goes into weed to get it from the grow sight and into your bowl. 

Ryan Schmidt can be reached at photo@collegian.com.