Despite the increasing success of legalization efforts across the country, marijuana gardens still draw a lot of heat. Keeping a tight veil of secrecy around your grow will prevent eviction, the theft of your plants and unwanted visits from the police.
With medical marijuana dispensaries and related businesses unable to find banks for their transactions, security firms are stepping in to protect their interests and make a buck.
An interesting piece in Fast Company poses this question: "As the weed business becomes legal in more and more states, don't be surprised to see big tobacco turn into big marijuana. But how much will they charge you?"