Columbia University Receives National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Grant to Study Impact of Medical Cannabis on Opioid Use in Collaboration with Columbia Care

Grant research will build upon Columbia Care’s pilot data demonstrating that 62% of neuropathy patients decreased or stopped opioid use while taking Columbia Care’s dose-metered cannabinoid medicines NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2018 – The Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and Columbia Care Inc., the nation’s leading medical cannabis company, today announced that researchers from Columbia Read More


Columbia Care Selected by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy as One of Five Licensees to Produce and Dispense Cannabinoid-Based Medicines in Virginia

After highly competitive selection and vetting process, Columbia Care to produce CBD and THC-A oils in Health Service Area V and serve throughout the Commonwealth Full approval would make Virginia the 13th highly regulated state where Columbia Care is licensed to operate NEW YORK, NY Oct. 25, 2018 – Columbia Care Inc. (“Columbia Care”), the Read More

Cannabis Dispensary: Hidden Security

Published on Cheddar on October 11, 2018 by Brian Maclver We’ve all been there: After checking in at the counter and flashing our IDs, we take a seat and wait. Cameras are angled to cover all corners of the room, watching our every movement. A clerk calls our name, and we move into the back Read More

Cheddar: Expansion of Medical Marijuana Legalization

Published on Cheddar on October 22, 2018   Columbia Care is the largest multi-state medical canabis operator in the United States. With a total of 33 licenses in 13 states, the company is looking to make an impact in the global cannabis industry by partnering with Canaccord Genuity Growth. Nicholas Vita, CEO and co-founder of Read More

On the Move: The Ever Increasing Domestic Footprint of Columbia Care

Published on Cannabis Business Executive on October 11, 2018 by Rob Meagher   Ten days ago, the Virginia Board of Pharmacy Granted Five Pharmaceutical Processor Conditional Permits. The state originally indicated that they had a preference to award in-state operators but, noticeably, included two multi-state cannabis licensees in the permit mix. Columbia Care (CC), which Read More

Columbia Care CEO on Canada cannabis legalization

Published on CNBC on October 16, 2018   Nicholas Vita, Columbia Care CEO, discusses how Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana on Wednesday will affect the medicinal use market and how it may influence U.S.-based regulations. Watch video here

Kent County’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open

Published on WBOC on June 27, 2018   SMYRNA, Del. — Columbia Care is set to open Kent County’s first medical marijuana dispensary on Friday. The facility is located south of the county off U.S. 13 in Smyrna, though Columbia Care said it will manufacture its cannabis products in Milford. Columbia Care CEO Nick Vita Read More

Medical Marijuana Becoming New Norm For Treating Severe Illnesses

Published on 27East on August 3, 2018 by Elsie Boskamp   More and more residents on the East End are saying no to heavy painkillers and prescription medications and, instead, opting for organically grown cannabis to relieve everything from chronic pain and anxiety to the side effects of brain cancer and epilepsy. Experts say that Read More

Retail Giants: Columbia Care

Published on Marijuana Venture   Columbia Care is growing into one of the largest cannabis companies in the world. It already has dispensaries and cultivation facilities in eight states and licenses in place to expand into another four. “We’re expanding quickly and over half the portfolio are in the late stages of opening or are Read More

Metrofocus: Cuomo Announces New Group to Regulate Pot Market

Published on Thirteen on August 7, 2018