Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers, Dispensaries’ Major Concern Is Safety

“So we expect to have a shovel in the ground in 30 days,” said Joe Caltabiano, president of Cresco Labs. Cresco Labs won licenses for three of the state’s 18 new cultivation centers. The one that will go in Joliet will be 40,000 square feet. It’s medical pot that will be delivered to state-licensed dispensaries.... more →
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Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers, Dispensaries Focus More On Security

It’s medical pot that will be delivered to state-licensed dispensaries. But it is all a process that begs questions of security. “We’ll have armed security guards, over 140 cameras, fences, bio-metric access,” Caltabiano said. “Security is by far the biggest concern the state had in the applications.”... more →
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Delay Medical Marijuana Permit, Kankakee Judge Was Asked

The company had applied for a license to grow marijuana in Kankakee. The state announced it was awarding the permit to another Chicago company, Cresco Labs LLC, which also won cultivation permits in two other districts. Cresco plans to build cultivation centers in Lincoln, Joliet and Kankakee. Judge Kathleen Kennedy is expected to... more →
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After Rauner Gave “Thumbs Up”, Marijuana Dispensaries Start Production

“We’ll break ground, we expect, in 30 days,” said Joseph Caltabiano, partner in Cresco Labs, which landed licenses to build cultivation centers in three Illinois districts. “We spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on architects drawings already, we’re permit ready, and will be moving forward very quickly.” Also for... more →
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