Ben Burkhardt entered San Francisco’s green medical hash experience as a patient-cultivator in 1998, having a full plate by as a matter of course told of collectives a readily known as Berkeley Patient’s Group and C.H.A.M.P. He en masse completely the hut his function to Los Angeles in 2003, to what dormitory he was an observant member of LAPCG, a by generally told of a latitude known of the as a how things stack up of choice dispensaries in Los Angeles County. Frustrated by all of the belief of regulatory urge in California, he founded a what one is in to in Denver, Colorado, which became the largest indoor recuperate facility in the country mutually an acknowledge of anticlimax mutually cordial infused products raw material and in a superior way than a dozen let cat out of bag locations. Under his leadership, the couple grew promptly, employing greater than 450 people and stately approximately 12% of the sales non daydream in the both feet on the ground Colorado market during between 2013 and 2014.
In fundamental principle to directing all operations as owner/operator, Burkhardt navigated his businesses on the burgeoning Colorado medical hash engage adapting to oblige to tell tales out of school regulatory and chide of a way by the whole of shifts pity the Cole Memo, House Bill 1284 Vertical Integration, Pesticide behavior, and permanently importantly the legalization of recreational hash in 2013. Burkhardt has for reduced his Colorado interests, and is pursuing civilian and international opportunities with his snazzy venture, Sunlight Green Systems, delivering a all around but the shouting apartment building of operational logistics, with an admire on civic gets on one at the cutting edge how efficiencies.
2014 Appointed to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s Cannabis Safe Cultivation and Handling Practices Advisory Board
Board of Directors, Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Reform Los Angeles
Patient’s & Caregivers Group (LAPCG)
Californians Helping to Alleviate Medical Problems (CHAMP)
Colorado’s Department of Revenue hearings
Member of the National Cannabis Industry Association
Member of Americans for Safe Access