Cresco Labs Named to Green Entrepreneur’s Inaugural List of Top 100 Cannabis Industry Leaders

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(Chicago, Il) Multi-state cannabis operator Cresco Labs was named today to the prestigious list of the top 100 leaders in the exploding cannabis industry. The “Cannabis 100” list recognizes entrepreneurs and business leaders who have the “passion and fearlessness to seize opportunity despite massive risk.” The list was published by Green Entrepreneur, an online magazine that is part of Entrepreneur.com and targets those who are interested in the fast-emerging cannabis business.

The inaugural Cannabis 100 celebrates those brave entrepreneurs who fought to change societal perceptions, found innovative solutions to problems and built a multibillion-dollar industry one plant at a time,” the article’s introduction states. Cresco Labs is the only vertically-integrated Midwest company named on the list and is alongside other industry giants like MedMen, Acreage, and Canndescent.

Cresco Labs is included in Green Entrepreneur’s “Medical Focus” category, which celebrates ten industry leaders that combine “exacting standards with a commitment to improving quality of life.” The companies listing features an interview with CEO Charlie Bachtell, who discusses misconceptions in the cannabis industry, how Cresco is innovating, what inspires him and the hurdles he’s had to overcome.

This industry and this company are growing at such an extraordinary rate. We have to ensure that we are nimble enough to take on new projects and adapt to changing rules while also building in enough procedure and standards of operation that we can scale efficiently and effectively.

CEO Charlie Bachtell

It’s every entrepreneurial company’s dream – building a team and a company that are both ironclad and flexible. Hiring exceptional talent with a passion for growth has allowed us to stay on top of each opportunity as it has come along.

Cresco Labs, based in Chicago, operates in six states, giving the company the largest geographic footprint of any U.S.-based cannabis company. Cresco brands (Cresco, Remedi, Reserve and Mindy’s Edibles, an infused edible line with James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal) provide a full suite of products, including flower, edibles, vape pens/cartridges and multiple forms of medication delivery, such as oral sprays, pills and transdermal patches. The company has a core value of educating consumers while trying to eliminate the stigma associated with marijuana.

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