GTI Approved To Begin Growing Medical Cannabis in Danville, Pa Soon Providing Quality Medicine to Patients in Need of Relief
DANVILLE, PA (December 19, 2017)—Green Thumb Industries (GTI Pennsylvania) has been approved to begin to grow and process medical cannabis at a new, state-of-the-art 70,000 square foot facility located in the Iron Town Commerce Center in Danville, PA. GTI currently operates in Illinois, Maryland, Nevada and Massachusetts. Its team in Pennsylvania consists of accomplished professionals, business people, world-class entrepreneurs and philanthropists driven by the dual commitment to the patients and communities it will serve throughout the state.
We are committed to creating meaningful and impactful employment and providing Pennsylvania patients with cost effective and consistent medical offerings cultivated and processed in the safest and most contaminant-free environment. We are dedicated to working with the community’s leaders, residents, and patients to ensure we can have the most substantial positive impact in the area.
Pete Kadens, CEO of GTI
GTI will open its facility with a team of ten, grow to 25-30 people in the first quarter of 2018, and will scale up to employ 100 individuals at the peak of operations. In addition to hiring locally, GTI will continue to partner with the community to make sure prospective employees are aware of the opportunities available right in their backyard.
To ensure the highest quality and compliant medical cannabis product, GTI’s facility has some of the most technologically advanced security equipment and standard operating procedures in place to act as a model for safe and compliant business practices. The facility will produce a variety of medical cannabis products specifically designed to target the needs of patients with ailments approved by the state of Pennsylvania to bring ultimate relief to those in needs.
GTI Pennsylvania, LLC (GTI-PA) is a Pennsylvania-based partnership of accomplished professionals, business people, world-class entrepreneurs and philanthropists driven by the dual commitment to the patients and the communities it will serve. Each founding member of the GTI team has a wealth of experience operating successful businesses, knowledge and involvement in sustainable business practices, and a deep understanding of the law and regulatory process surrounding medical marijuana. To ensure long-term stability and the highest quality and affordable medical product for Pennsylvania patients, GTI forged partnerships with local physicians and substance abuse experts to assist them in building a responsible and community-minded organization from the inside and out. GTI, the parent company of GTI Pennsylvania, also operates medical cannabis growing, processing, and dispensing operations in Illinois, Maryland, Nevada and Massachusetts.