Former Microsoft manager wants to create high-end marijuana business now that the drug is set to become legal in Washington state

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	Jamen Shively, a former Microsoft exec, shares plans to build a pot business. 

KIRO – Jamen Shively, a former Microsoft exec, shares plans to build a pot business. 

 

Marijuana is set to become legal in Washington state on Thursday, and a former Microsoft manager wants to capitalize on it by opening up a chain of stores that offer the drug in a classy setting.

Jamen Shively, a corporate strategy manager at Microsoft from 2003-2009, said in an interview with KIRO-TV that he got the idea for a high-end pot business “after a few bong hits.”

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