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Big Pot Security Detail: Marijuana Security Industry Draws Military Vets

After six years as a vehicle operator in the Air Force, David Keyes could drive anything with a steering wheel and tires. During two deployments in Iraq and one in Qatar, he helped transport high-ranking officials through dangerous territory.

These days his cargo is vastly different and a lot more lucrative — legal marijuana and lots of cash. After trying various jobs as a civilian, Keyes eventually got into the cannabis security business.

“I didn’t want to sit around. I think I went like a week and a half without a job,” he says. But after working first at a crating company and later a crime scene cleanup service, he decided to switch industries and take a few shifts as a night security guard for a Colorado marijuana dispensary. [Read More at International Business Times]

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