Marshall Welcomes Cresco Labs
CRESCO LABS OPENS CULTIVATION & PROCESSING FACILITY IN MARSHALL
CRESCO LABS OPENS CULTIVATION & PROCESSING FACILITY IN MARSHALL
CHICAGO – October 4, 2021 — Cresco Labs Inc. (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco Labs” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated multistate operator and the number one U.S. wholesaler of branded cannabis products, today announced the opening of its new cultivation and processing facility located at 210 Oliver Dr. in Marshall, Michigan. Michigan Senator John Bizon, Michigan Representative Matt Hall, Marshall Mayor Joe Caron and other dignitaries joined Cresco Labs executives for brief remarks and a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Cresco Labs announced the facility will provide an additional 110 local employment opportunities throughout the Kalamazoo—Battle Creek—Coldwater—Jackson region, in addition to the 60 current employees. The open roles in cultivation and manufacturing offer an average starting wage of $15 per hour. The Company provides full-time employees with comprehensive benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; 401(k); paid time off package inclusive of PTO, sick, holiday, volunteer and wellness days; and Cresco Labs equity. Hiring is already underway and interested candidates can visit boards.greenhouse.io/crescolabs to learn more and apply.
As the largest U.S. wholesaler, Cresco Labs is also pleased to announce the launch and availability of its flagship brand Cresco to Michigan patients and customers. Produced at the new facility, Cresco is the largest U.S. brand, according to marketing research firm BDS Analytics. The facility will also expand the accessibility of the Company’s 2021 Hash Bash Cup winning edibles brand, Mindy’s, as well as its Good News and High Supply brands.
“Michigan represents one of the largest opportunities in U.S. cannabis, surpassing mature markets like Oregon and Washington in sales this year, and at Cresco Labs we’re excited to be part of the state’s continued growth,” said Charlie Bachtell, CEO & Co-Founder at Cresco Labs. “Our new Marshall facility will have strong production capabilities delivering a widely-recognized portfolio of brands with products that Michigan patients and customers want most, in categories such as edibles and flower. We’re also proud to provide job opportunities for people living throughout the region to support a positive economic impact in local communities.”
Cresco Labs cultivates, manufactures and wholesale distributes branded products to dispensaries throughout the Michigan. For more information, visit www.crescolabs.com.
About Cresco Labs
Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, with a mission to normalize and professionalize the cannabis industry. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach, Cresco Labs is the largest wholesaler of branded cannabis products in the U.S. Its brands are designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and comprised of some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, High Supply, Mindy’s Edibles, Good News, Remedi, Wonder Wellness Co. and FloraCal Farms. Sunnyside, Cresco Labs’ national dispensary brand, is a wellness-focused retailer created to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco Labs operates the industry’s largest Social Equity and Educational Development initiative, SEED, which was established to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work and own businesses in the cannabis industry. Learn more about Cresco Labs at www.crescolabs.com.
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