Boulder edibles company sets sights on Florida

Wana Brands is one of Colorado’s biggest producers of cannabis-infused edibles.Courtesy of Wana Brands.

Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands.
Courtesy of Wana Brands.

Boulder-based Wana Brands, one of Colorado’s largest producers of cannabis-infused edibles, is making a bet on the Sunshine State — even though Florida hasn’t legalized cannabis consumables yet.

“To my knowledge, no one else is doing what we’re going to be doing in Florida,” said Wana CEO Nancy Whiteman.

But it’s up to Florida’s Department of Health to decide whether or not Wana ever makes it into the state’s market.

In the meantime, Wana is licensing its lozenges and slow-release capsules to AltMed Florida, a national distributor of medical cannabis products. With existing operations in Arizona, AltMed announced plans

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