CBD’s entrance into the mainstream has been decades in the making. Sales have seen explosive growth recently, and not just in medical-marijuana dispensaries.

Chris Martin is a medical-marijuana pioneer. He’s also a biker, ex-con, and father of five — a nice guy with a rough side, lots of tattoos, and a head full of business ideas.

He got out of prison in February after serving a two-year sentence on a weapons violation related to a 2012 raid on his first medical-marijuana company, Zonka.

His Zonka chocolate bars and other edibles became popular for a while not long after Arizona voters passed the 2010 medical-marijuana law. 

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Ray Stern ~ PhoenixNewTimes.com