Cresco Labs Opens Third Pittsburgh Area Dispensary

Cresco Labs (CSE:CL) (OTC:CRLBF) (“Cresco” or “the Company”), one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening of a CY+ dispensary in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. To commemorate the opening, Cresco welcomed Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman to cut the ceremonial ribbon and to speak about the opioid crisis plaguing the state and Cresco’s role in advancing medicinal cannabis as a safe and accessible alternative for patients. With New Kensington as the third CY+ dispensary to open in Pennsylvania, Cresco has licenses for three more dispensaries planned to open during the second quarter of 2019. Continue reading “Cresco Labs Opens Third Pittsburgh Area Dispensary”

Cresco Labs’ Dispensary Launches Newly Enacted Illinois Opioid Alternative Pilot Program

Cresco Labs (CSE: CL) (“Cresco” or “the Company”), one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, announced that the Company’s FloraMedex dispensary launched Illinois’ Opioid Alternative Pilot Program (OAPP) today vastly expanding the population of Illinois patients who can access medical cannabis in place of pharmaceutical opioid medications. Under this new program, patients with doctor approval can receive near-immediate access to cannabis products from an Illinois licensed dispensary. Continue reading “Cresco Labs’ Dispensary Launches Newly Enacted Illinois Opioid Alternative Pilot Program”

Cresco Labs Appoints New Chief Experience Officer

Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the appointment of Scott Wilson to the new role of Chief Experience Officer.  As CXO, Wilson will extend Cresco Labs’ mission to professionalize and mainstream cannabis as a conventional consumer product with brands tailored to the largest consumer segments.  Continue reading “Cresco Labs Appoints New Chief Experience Officer”

Cresco Labs…oh what a year its been!

A year ago, I had the privilege of sharing Charlie Bachtell and his team at Cresco Labs’ story (The Big Boys Bring the A-Team and Game to Illinois and Beyond: Cresco Labs) with CBE’s readers. It was a story filled with a lot of hope, smart planning, a unique marketing and go to market strategy which we thought at the time was unique for industry start-ups and boy have they come a long way in a short period of time. Continue reading “Cresco Labs…oh what a year its been!”