Colorado cannabis firms could get publicly traded, out-of-state investors under proposed bill

Residency requirements for Colorado marijuana businesses could soon be old hat. A bill advancing through the Colorado legislature would open the doors for out-of-state individuals and publicly traded companies to invest or have ownership interest in state-licensed cannabis businesses. House Bill 1011, “Marijuana Businesses Allow Publicly Traded Owners,” on Wednesday passed the House Finance Committee…

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Colorado cannabis company to expand in Florida county despite marijuana moratorium

A Colorado cannabis company will open three dispensaries in a Florida county that had previously tried to avoid approving its application by issuing a temporary moratorium on marijuana businesses. The Green Solution plans to add three medical marijuana dispensaries to its fold in Osceola County, Orlando Business Journal first reported. The county’s seat of Kissimmee is located 18 miles south…