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The Oakland superstore is only the start. weGrow will soon open two additional California stores and has ambitious plans to expand nationally. It already has about 75 weGrow franchise stores under contract (at $25,000 a pop) in Colorado, Michigan and Illinois. It expects to have an additional 65 franchise stores in California.

ANYONE who thinks it would be easy to get rich selling marijuana in a state where it’s legal should spend an hour with Ravi Respeto, manager of the Farmacy, an upscale dispensary here that offers Strawberry Haze, Hawaiian Skunk and other strains of Cannabis sativa at up to $16 a gram.