Minnesota Medical Solutions is a company with a bland name, but in a rather provocative business: Providing the terminally ill with medical marijuana.
The company is one of five approved for licenses to bring the medical marijuana business to New York. In Minnesota, CEO Kyle Kingsley employs 39 people, making his business a small one. And he doesn’t expect New York’s medical marijuana economy to be an especially large one.
Kyle Kingsley, CEO of Minnesota Medical Solutions
New York obviously has large potential moving ahead. But it’s going to be a small market there initially. It will take some time for physicians to adopt this. It’s going to take some time for patients to adopt this. I anticipate it’s going to be a slow start in New York.
Kingsley’s plans for New York include building a facility four times that size of the Minnesota green house in Fulton County at the site of the former Tyron Juvenile Detention Center. It needs to be up and running in just a few months, but fortunately, the plants grow quickly.
Read Nick Reisman’s “The Growing Economy: Behind-the-Scenes of Marijuana Grower Coming to New York State” and the accompanying video: http://www.twcnews.com/content/news/stories/2015/09/15/t/the-growing-economy-behind-the-scenes-of-marijuana-grower-coming-to-new-york-state.html