What Would A Legalized Marijuana Industry Look Like?

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In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. Associated Press
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In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. Associated Press

What Would A Legalized Marijuana Industry Look Like?

Illinois could become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana this year, as lawmakers in Springfield consider legislation to expand and diversify the fledgling industry.

Morning Shift talks to the founder and CEO of Cresco Labs, one of the state’s largest medical marijuana providers, to discuss how the company is preparing for the future of legalized weed.

GUEST: Charlie Bachtell, founder and CEO of Cresco Labs

LEARN MORE: Full, 300-page pot legalization bill could be introduced in Illinois within days (Chicago Sun-Times 4/29/19)

Chicago’s Cresco Labs to buy marijuana distributor for $850 million as pot industry dealmaking heats up (Chicago Tribune 4/1/19)