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Cresco Labs Expands Into Several Western States
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(Chicago, IL) Midwest-based Cresco Labs announced acquisition and expansion plans today adding three new markets, one medical and two adult-access states, to their already impressive operational presence in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Cresco Labs will be launching vertically-integrated businesses in California, Arizona and Nevada with their product suite available in late 2018. With over 88,000,000…

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Cresco Labs Awarded Ohio Medical Cannabis Dispensary License
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Midwest-based Cresco Labs achieved another big win this week with an Ohio Medical Marijuana Dispensary License, making them one of only five vertically integrated businesses in the state. With over 375 applications submitted to earn one of the 56 coveted dispensary licenses in Ohio, Cresco Labs application in the southeast region of the state was…

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Cresco Labs is First Cannabis Company to Win National Award in Healthcare Advertising Competition
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Heathcare Marketing Report announced today that Illinois-based Cresco Labs is the first cannabis company ever to be awarded a National Healthcare Advertising Award. Cresco was presented the Silver Award for a poster design as part of their “State of Relief” education-based campaign. The goal of the campaign was to try and normalize the cannabis industry…

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Cresco Labs Scales up Cannabis Operations to Enter 5 New Markets
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With expansion plans to more than five new markets in 2018, Midwest-based medical marijuana company Cresco Labs has been beefing up their team and building an internal structure for success. Cresco was victorious in three very competitive application processes obtaining coveted cultivation licenses in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Ohio and they now have their sights on…

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CRESCO LABS FIRST TO BREAK GROUND ON OHIO MEDICAL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY
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(Yellow Springs, OH) A milestone in Ohio’s Medical Marijuana industry was set today as Cresco Labs was the first to break ground on their cultivation facility in Yellow Springs. Cresco will develop a 50,000-square foot environmentally-sound greenhouse that will grow and harvest condition-specific strains of medical marijuana that will be available in dispensaries to physician-certified…

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CRESCO LABS AWARDED OHIO MARIJUANA GROW LICENSE IN YELLOW SPRINGS
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Yellow Springs, OH) With over 100 applications submitted to earn one of the 12 coveted Marijuana Cultivation licenses in Ohio, Midwest-based Cresco Labs was awarded one today by the Ohio Department of Commerce. Cresco’s successful application outlined a detailed operational and regulatory compliance plan as well as a community support program offering scholarships and local…

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CRESCO YELTRAH RECEIVES FIRST PERMISSION TO GROW IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM
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(Pittsburgh, PA) Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cresco Yeltrah is the first cultivator to have the state’s permission to begin growing and processing marijuana as part of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana program.  Cresco Yeltrah, who was one of the highest scoring contenders in the state’s rigorous application process, is constructing a state-of-the-art cultivation center…

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Cresco Labs Announces New Board Members
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Cresco Labs Announces New Board Members John R. Walter, PH.D, Tom Manning, and Gerry Corcoran join this market-leading team. MARCH, 2017 – Cresco Labs, Illinois’ largest Medical Cannabis Brand, announces the addition of three new members to their board of directors: John R. Walter, PH.D: Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Corporation and RR…

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Culinary Evolution – Partnering with Award Winning Chef To Create Edibles Line
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Award-Winning Chef Launches Marijuana Edible Products (December 7, 2015) Illinois medical marijuana patients will soon have a line of decadent chef-crafted products to choose from with the announcement of James Beard Award-Winning Chef Mindy Segal’s new edible line.  Segal, owner of Chicago’s acclaimed Hot Chocolate Restaurant, is the first high profile, award-winning celebrity chef to…

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$1MM Illinois Patient Education Campaign Announced
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CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Illinois’ largest approved grower of medical marijuana announced aggressive plans Wednesday for a multi-tiered marketing campaign designed to educate potential patients and provide them the tools needed to register for the state’s new Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis program. Cresco Labs says its outreach campaign, which will target people…

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