Bec Koop, a 30-year-old florist living in Denver, Colorado, has been smoking weed for years. She has endometriosis and severe back pain, and has come to rely on marijuana for pain relief and relaxation. She never thought about combining her love for Mary Jane with her passion for other flowers — until one day, she had an epiphany.
“I had some cannabis coming down out of my own garden and I decided to put the flowers around the cannabis, Koop tells Bustle. “And it was a lightbulb moment. It was like, ‘Aha! Oh my god, cannabis weddings!'”
And just like that, in a state where recreational cannabis consumption is legal, a new woman-owned business was born. Buds & Blossoms became Colorado’s first cannabis florist, and Koop began selling tasteful arrangements incorporating marijuana flowers into everything from bouquets to boutonnières.
– Read the entire article at Bustle.