Nicholas Vita: A Pot Head Who Hasn’t Ever Smoked


The chief executive of Columbia Care LLC is looking to open a medical-marijuana dispensary in Manhattan.

In New York these days, the nascent industry of medical marijuana is a delicate business. While Columbia Care is already in a handful of states, its entrance into New York—it is looking to put a dispensary on 14th Street in Manhattan—means negotiating a strict regulatory environment and waging a public-relations campaign focused on its health benefits.

The entrance of Mr. Vita, and others like him, into the medical-marijuana market also illustrates the growing pains in a potentially lucrative industry that is transforming from mom-and-pop operators to those with corporate financial backgrounds.

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