Making Money in the Cannabis Industry Without Growing or Selling It

The Rise of Second-Tier Support Businesses

Dec 10, 2015, 08:30 ET from

BEND, Ore., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The quickly-expanding marijuana industry is branching out into profitable ventures that don't handle, grow or sell the plant. As legalization efforts move forward and the cannabis industry develops, information is proving to be a valuable commodity. No one knows this more than Kelly Martin of Bend, Oregon, founder of a new website that promises "all things cannabis":

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"In just our first month, had about 100,000 page visits," says Martin. "In addition, we have been very busy responding to communications from businesses wanting their products and services included on the site."

Martin says that he and his team built the site out of a desire to help the industry as a whole. "As cannabis goes mainstream, people need a central source for credible, accurate information. is designed to be the Google, Facebook and Craigslist of cannabis." is not Martin's first business in the cannabis industry. In 2014, he founded Dakine 420 (, which produces and sells powdered fertilizers and coconut coir bedding for horticulture, including growers of cannabis. In its first year of operation, Dakine 420 grossed over $700,000, and is continuing to grow.

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About:, headquartered in Redmond, Oregon, is the world's largest online resource for all things cannabis. The site provides a comprehensive directory, marketplace and social platform for cannabis consumers, businesses and growers/producers.