Business has been smokin’ at one hydroponics shop and warehouse in Surrey, B.C. ever since two U.S. states legalized the possession of marijuana through ballot initiatives last November.

On any given day, courier vans and transport trucks join a steady stream of walk-in customers at Pacific Northwest Garden Supply and Green Planet Wholesale Ltd., ready to pick up or purchase hydroponics equipment and nutrients to grow medical marijuana and organic food products.

The owners say sales have quadrupled in the last three weeks alone, and the multi-million-dollar businesses now employ about 60 people, including three new members of a sales team.

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CBC News – Apr 01, 2013.

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