Eddie Irby weighs the marijuana at Virgil Grant's dispensary in Los Angeles, California on February 8, 2018.
Virgil Grant is riding the high on California's cannabis legalization, with a burgeoning empire that already comprises three dispensaries, two plantations and a line of apparel. His success has come as some compensation for the six years lost inside the federal prison system for dealing the drug. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Veronique DUPONTFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images