Pot dealers ponder life in legitimate business

“I’ve been a drug dealer for more than 30 years.” Before Election Day this year, making such a statement in public could have been considered unwise. But when Jeff Gilmore says it now, there’s pride in his voice. Next year, when the state starts handing out applications for marijuana-growing licenses, Gilmore hopes his extensive experience with grow lights, fertilizers and irrigation systems will give him a leg up on competitors.