Bobby Burns – Marijuana Advocate and Consultant in Olympia, WA
In 2013 me and my dad decided to become pioneers in Washington’s recreational marijuana industry. Together, we founded StarCrisp Farms in Sequim, Washington and started producing high quality all-natural cannabis in the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. It took a lot of hard work to make sure we were able to operate in accordance with Washington state guidelines and there were a lot of challenges and hoops to jump through along the way. Besides being held to some very demanding security measures the state had outlined, we had to deal with local powers who had really bought into a lot of the stigma that had historically been associated with cannabis in the US. It was a long road paved with blood, sweat and tears but we accomplished what we had set out to do and became one of the first licensed cannabis producers in Washington State. After four years of operating, and with the price of recreational marijuana continuing to drop, we decided to sell our license and retire from cannabis production.
It is my hope that marijuana producers in other states will benefit from the knowledge gleamed through our experiences in this industry. Even though we are no longer producing cannabis, I continue to advocate for fair practices in a sustainable recreational marijuana space. Please consider supporting industry advocate programs like The Cannabis Alliance who are working to raise awareness and help eliminate the stigma associated with cannabis use. You can become a member at their website here. https://thecannabisalliance.us/
I’m a self-taught web designer and computer hobbyist. When I’m not working on projects I enjoy photography, singing and playing guitar, playing games with my 3 boys and dancing with their mother.
Founded One of the First Licensed Marijuana Production Companies in Washington State
Four Years in the Recreational Cannabis Industry
Ten Years of Management Experience
Six Years in Assets Protection and Loss Prevention