The rush of celebrities to the cannabis space shows how cannabis is now accepted in the mainstream and how lucrative the industry can be.

What do ex-House Speaker John Boehner, singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, and lifestyle guru Martha Stewart all have in common?

While this may seem like the beginning of a joke, all three belong to a rapidly expanding group of celebrities and public figures who are joining the cannabis industry.

Celebrities and the entertainment groups that represent and manage them are quickly realizing the potential of the cannabis space.

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Andre Bourque ~ Forbes.com

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