It could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into our economy when it’s a full scale operation, but recreational marijuana is months, if not years, away from actually reaching that level.
Keeping an eye on who is investing in cannabis is part of the reason why state regulators want a slow, methodical rollout.
This week, we learned a Connecticut quasi public is one of the investors getting into the industry. But how – since the licenses haven’t been granted yet?
Lauren Carmody, the vice president of marketing and communications of Connecticut Innovations, spoke with NBC Connecticut’s Mike Hydeck about it.
Connecticut Innovations is a quasi public that invests billions every year and they just recently made an investment in this marijuana industry.