Cresco Labs developing jobs in Illinois as adult-use marijuana looms



Chicago-primarily based Cresco Labs is far more than doubling its workforce in Illinois as the multistate operator prepares for the Jan. 1 launch of recreational cannabis sales in the state.

The business, anticipated to close its acquisition of Canada-primarily based distributor Origin Home by Nov. 15, mentioned it is hiring far more than 300 people today in its dwelling state in a quantity of locations, which includes cultivation and production, Chicago Television station CBS two reported.

The news comes as a number of providers in the cannabis business are slashing their workforce amid missed income targets and a lack of profitability.

Cresco trades on the Canadian Securities Exchange as CL.

Far more specifics on the Cresco hiring can be identified right here.

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