In the past six months, Illinois marijuana companies have gone public in Canada, raised hundreds of millions of dollars to fund expansions and consolidated through a number of deals — one topping $680 million.
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 “Cresco Labs Appoints New Chief Experience Officer”
The first cannabis-derived medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration is now available by prescription in every state, according to its manufacturer.
Epidiolex, manufactured by GW Pharmaceuticals, is intended to treat seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy that begin in childhood. The drug is made of cannabidiol (CBD), a component of marijuana that doesn’t give users a high.