In the late 1970s, Rita Lowman’s hometown newspaper ran a story on her – a rising star, brimming with optimism, coming up with motivational programs at the local bank. Headlined At 25, She’s Young For Job But Has Confidence to Share, the story asked Lowman what she saw herself doing it 20 years?
The city of St. Petersburg provides an interesting case study of a market for medical cannabis. St. Pete is a city with a very clear age gap between an elderly population of retirees and a conspicuous cohort of young, urban, millennial professionals. St. Pete’s progressive values have made it a welcoming market for medical cannabis dispensaries.