There were, of course, “various growers doing it long before it was legal” but even pot veterans find their expertise distinctly lacking. “People have done the best they can given the resources,” Adams says – but growing marijuana for personal use or illegal sale isn’t the same as running a professional operation. “I’ve noticed that there is a pretty big labor shortage in the marijuana industry,” says Adams. “That’s one of the major problems we’re facing right now: there’s no training anyone can take.”
Growing and selling marijuana the proper way is rather more difficult than simply popping a plant under a black light in your closet. Doing it right means planning to grow on a large scale – and planning to deal with large-scale problems.
1. Don’t rely on past experience
She continues: “A lot of people have been growing for 20 years. That’s great. Chances are they are very knowledgeable about growing the plant. But when it comes to regulations, financials and everything to do with exchange, they have no idea how that part works.”
The solution? “We need to focus on consumer satisfaction. How do you get your messaging out to your patients? How do you retain them, make them happy, answer their questions? How do you get their loyalty?” Answering those questions, Adams says, is “how you’re going to stay in business in the end”.
A marijuana field. Photograph: Stephanie Paschal / Rex Features
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The worst thing that could happen after you start selling weed is not failing to make a profit, it’s getting caught . Some states and countries have very strict laws when it comes to selling weed, but not necessarily buying it. In some European countries like the UK , cannabis is more or less decriminalized when it comes to possession but selling it will land you in prison with a hefty fine.
How to Start Selling Weed
While we are on the subject, don’t front people. If they don’t have the cash, they don’t get the stash! When was the last time you went to the store to buy groceries, and you asked them if you could pay them next Tuesday? Even the most reliable people could end up screwing you over, and then you’re paying out of pocket.
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How much money you can make selling your homegrown weed depends on how much you are willing to charge your customers and the quality of your product. If you want to make any money at all, you have to be willing to charge just a little bit extra. If this is your first time selling weed, you will probably not do very well if you are overcharging everyone. This will get you a bad reputation as a shady rip off weed dealer, which will not help you get your business off the ground. In the beginning, you have to be prepared to eat a little bit of profit to build a good reputation among your peers. If you do it right, it will all pay off in the end.
Lets say i started selling. at this stage i could probably only pay for a quarter-ounce (50 bucks in my area) right now,, and for selling completely legit i would only make 20 bucks profit from that quarter (if i didnt smoke a bunch of it)
sorry if this question seems like common sense but i just want to get some opinions.. thanks guys
i’d have to say 15
As someone above said it’s all about the profit margin, don’t just try and get the best bud possible. Try and get the best DEAL possible on whatever quality bud is available. Have cheaper prices then your competitors, they make more in one sale and leave people feeling ripped off then those people become steady customers to you and you make more money over time selling as much product as possible.
first of all sorry for the misunderstanding but i didnt necesarily mean I wanted to start selling, i just have a lot of friends who do sell and in many cases it seems like they’re doing it for nothing because it doesnt seem like they’re getting much from it