Cresco Labs LLC Awarded Licenses for Three Medical Cannabis Cultivation Centers

Feb 02, 2015, 20:04 ET from Cresco Labs LLC

CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cresco Labs LLC has been awarded licenses to develop and operate medical cannabis cultivation centers in police districts 5, 9 and 21, according to Illinois' Office of the Governor. Cresco Labs exceeded the state's rigorous qualifying standards, receiving the highest scores of any cultivation center applicant to obtain three of 18 total awarded cultivation licenses as part of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program.

"The Cresco Labs team is honored to be awarded licenses to operate medical cannabis cultivation centers in each of the communities we applied - Joliet, Kankakee and Logan County," said Dominic Sergi, executive vice president of Cresco Labs. "We are committed to the success of this program, and are prepared to hit the ground running to provide safe, effective treatment to patients in need."

Cresco Labs' state-of-the-art cultivation centers will be built from the ground up, incorporating the very latest in new construction design and efficient, sustainable technologies.  

"We plan to set the gold standard for cultivation, production and delivery by going above and beyond the high state standards for regulatory compliance and operations," said Sergi.

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