50 Best Companies to Work for in Cannabis

The cannabis industry is in a phase of unprecedented growth. A report from Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics noted the industry employed an estimated 200,000 people in 2017 and is expected to create another 400,000 jobs nationwide by 2021. Read More

The cannabis industry makes its first big design hire

Legal cannabis could be a $57 billion industry by 2027–with a vast majority of that coming from recreational marijuana. As a result, the once punchline-worthy drug is maturing into a socially acceptable business right before our eyes. That was particularly evident as the Chicago-based cannabis company Cresco Labs raised $100 million in new private investment this October. And it’s more evident today, as the company has signed designer Scott Wilson to the role of chief experience officer. Read More

Edibles the key growth opportunity in cannabis sector?

Cresco Labs CEO Charlie Bachtell on the company’s IPO and the outlook for the cannabis sector. Read More

Cresco Labs begins trading on CSE

Cresco Labs CEO Charlie Bachtell talks to Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman about the company listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange today. Read More

Cresco Labs Begins Trading in Canada, but CEO Says U.S. Cannabis Market Is Still Its Focus

American cannabis company Cresco Labs begins listing its shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange on Monday, but that doesn’t mean the company is shifting its focus to the north. Cresco Labs CEO Charlie Bachtell told Cheddar that his goal remains dominating the U.S. market. Read More

Rebuffing Apple and Microsoft, Ex-Nike Creative Chief/Design Superstar Joins Top Cannabis Operator

In yet another sign of how the legal marijuana industry is gaining widespread acceptance, earlier this month, Cresco Labs, one of the largest multi-state cannabis operators in the country, made news by naming Scott Wilson, Nike’s former global creative director, in the newly created role of chief experience officer. Read More

Cresco Labs Appoints Key Executives

At Cresco, we are celebrating the hiring of 350 full-time employees since our launch in 2016, with 300 hired over the past year. Our workforce is comprised of terrific talent and expertise from the marketing and sales, commercial agricultural, manufacturing, healthcare and pharmaceutical, and consumer packaged goods industries. Read More

Marijuana Stocks Are the Election’s Big Winners

The pot business won big at the polls last night, as voters supported state referendums and candidates that will bring some big states into America’s legal cannabis market. Nationally, the Democrats’ capture of the U.S. House of Representatives enhances prospects for banking legislation helpful to marijuana companies. Read More

Here’s how medical marijuana gets to your dispensary

A photo tour of Cresco Labs’ cultivation facility in Joliet. The firm, one of three major Illinois cannabis companies, recently got $100 million in funding and is eyeing an IPO. Read More

Opioids From a Vending Machine? Actually, It’s Selling a New Way to Look at Marijuana

Medical marijuana advocates have argued that pot is a safer alternative to opioids when it comes to pain management and should be considered as part of the solution in stemming the deadly epidemic. To that end, a vending machine recently made its way through Chicago to dispense not a new kind of prescription, but educational notes in praise of marijuana. Read More

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