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Articles About medical marijuana

  • As markets open, Cresco has room to grow

    Cresco Labs's application for processing medical marijuana was not approved by the state. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Despite being the state’s first licensed medical marijuana growing facility, Cresco Labs of Yellow Springs last month was not granted a processing license by the state.

  • Cresco readies first harvest for dispensaries

    Last week, Dennis Plamondon, director of cultivation at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, stood before some of the first crop of cannabis harvested a few days before Christmas. The plants will dry before they are “deboned,” packaged and sold as flowers to dispensaries around the state. Medical marijuana has yet to hit the shelves as several aspects of Ohio’s program are not yet fully operational. (Photo by Gary McBride)

    The inaugural harvest of close to 400 cannabis plants was completed a few days before Christmas at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, and its medical marijuana products will soon be available to dispensaries around the state.

  • Cresco awarded first dispensary license

    Cresco Labs, which operates a medical marijuana cultivation facility in Yellow Springs, is the first company in the state to be granted a dispensary license for a dispensary it plans to open in Eastern Ohio.

  • Cresco Labs opens its doors

    Cultivation agent Jerico Castillo pruned cannabis plants this week in an indoor greenhouse at Cresco’s medical marijuana facility in Yellow Springs. Visit ysnews.com for more photos from the Cresco tour. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On Monday, Oct. 8, Cresco Labs of Yellow Springs opened its doors to local media and public officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour of the medical marijuana grower.

  • Cresco Labs planting, moving ahead

    Cresco Labs’ 50,000-square-foot facility on the western edge of Yellow Springs was recently granted a certificate of operation from the state. The company is now growing cannabis for the medical marijuana market. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Last Friday, Sept. 14, Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs was granted its certificate of operation by the State of Ohio, allowing the company to begin its production of medical marijuana.

  • Cresco Labs cleared to grow cannabis in Yellow Springs

    Cresco Labs announced on Friday, Sept. 14, that its Yellow Springs marijuana cultivation facility had received a certificate of operation from the state.

  • Update on medical marijuana — Local dispensary not approved, rollout delayed

    Cresco Labs is in the midst of constructing a 50,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in the village. Construction is on schedule, although the company is waiting for the state to decide on a processing application so the company can also produce oils, tinctures, patches and edibles onsite. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Two announcements this week from the State of Ohio affected the local medical marijuana picture.

  • Cresco Labs facility taking shape

    Cresco Labs is in the midst of constructing a 50,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in the village. Construction is on schedule, although the company is waiting for the state to decide on a processing application so the company can also produce oils, tinctures, patches and edibles onsite. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Construction continues apace at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, as the first medical marijuana grower in Ohio to break ground on a cultivation facility looks to become the first to bring its product to the state’s new medical marijuana market, which opens Sept. 8.

  • Learning how to get your medical marijuana card

    Free educational sessions aimed at preparing patients to apply for medical marijuana cards will be held by The Hope 4 U during the month of April.

  • Secretary of Health and Human Services Azar dismisses medical marijuana

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke at a treatment facility in Kettering for newborns suffering from opioid dependence on Friday. Flanking Azar is, left, foster mother Cyndi Swafford, and the center's founder and director Jill Kingston. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, visiting the Dayton area recently to learn about responses to the opioid crisis, said he sees no role for medical marijuana as a pain relief alternative to prescription opioids.