Cresco Lab Promotes Medical Cannabis at Chicago Marathon


At the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, 45,000 runners received a surprise in their official participation kits next to their water and protein bars: an informational pamphlet from one of the race’s sponsors promoting medical marijuana in Illinois.

The educational insert came from the state’s largest legal medical cultivator Cresco Labs, who says this is the first time a mainstream athletic event in the United States has included sponsorship from a medical marijuana group.

Read Julia Clark-Riddell’s “Chicago Marathon First To Support Medical Cannabis”:

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