What’s it like to make hash for a living?

What’s It Like to Make Hash for a Living?

What’s It Like to Make Hash for a Living?

What do you do all day?
Sept. 16 2018 2:01 PM

How Does a Hash Maker Do His Job?

Meet Max Platt, who makes hash for a living as a cannabis-extraction technician in Denver.

Max Platt
Max Platt

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Jordan Weissmann.

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Our series on workers in Colorado’s legal cannabis industry keeps on burning. This week, Jordan talks with Max Platt, a cannabis-extraction technician at Denver’s Concentrated Love about the physically demanding art of making professional-grade hash for a living.

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Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.