Todd Mitchem's company, Open Vape, manufactures a product similar to an e-cigarette. It's a pen that heats a cartridge filled with purified cannabis oil.
West, who lives in an affluent Denver suburb, calls herself "one part Martha Stewart and one part Walter White."
While out exploring marijuana's first legal frontier, CNBC took a moment to catch up with one young man who has stayed on the darker side of weed—the illegal side.
About 60 miles northeast of Denver a battle between legal marijuana is going on. While Greeley, Colo., is shunning marijuana, neighboring Garden City is celebrating it.
Starbuds marijuana dispensary owner Brian Ruden on whether he tests his own products.
Working in Colorado's pot industry requires background checks by the state's Marijuana Enforcement Division but no drug tests are necessary.
Tourism has long fueled Colorado's economy. Now its visitors have another reason to spend money here -- legal weed.
If the legal sale of marijuana is revolutionary, the growth around Colorado's pot industry may be equally groundbreaking as hundreds of companies vie for a share of the state's projected $800 million marijuana market.
When it comes to marijuana-infused edibles, there really can be too much of a good thing.
Similar to an e-cigarette, Open Vape pens have cartridges filled with purified cannabis oil. For the user, its discreet, smoke-free bliss.
Roughly a third of all municipalities in Colorado have opted out of the statewide legalization of pot. The city of Greeley wants no part of legal weed.