… Colorado, which has medical marijuana and last year legalized recreational marijuana, requires detailed financial and criminal background checks of facility owners, and a criminal background check of all employees.
Ean Seeb, a marijuana business consultant and owner of a Denver medical marijuana center, said employees should undergo background checks.
“If they are only vetting the owners, who is to say the integrity of their entire operation isn’t going to be jeopardized by one individual?” Seeb said.
“What you are dealing with, it’s like jewelry,” he added. “You are dealing with a high value commodity.”