Green Thumb Industries

Coronavirus sparks marijuana retail workers to try unionizing in Illinois, Massachusetts

The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated unionization efforts at a handful of cannabis stores and dispensaries in Illinois and Massachusetts that, if successful, could result in thousands of dollars in added staffing costs for the multistate operators that own the establishments. Safety concerns are among the issues spurring the unionization efforts, as well as pay, benefits, […]

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Green Thumb inks $50 million cannabis sale-leaseback deal in Illinois

Multistate marijuana operator Green Thumb Industries on Monday announced it has sold an Illinois cultivation and processing facility to San Diego-based Innovative Industrial Properties in a sale-leaseback deal valued up to $50 million. IIP paid $9 million for the property in Oglesby, Illinois, and plans to make up to $41 million in upgrades to the property. […]

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Green Thumb inks $7.2 million marijuana sale-leaseback in Ohio

Multistate cannabis operator Green Thumb Industries on Monday said it is selling and leasing back its Toledo, Ohio, processing facility in a deal valued at up to $7.2 million. The buyer is Innovative Industrial Properties, a San Diego-based real estate investment trust that specializes in sale-leaseback deals involving cannabis companies. IIP paid $2.9 million for […]

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Cannabis firm Green Thumb refuses to recognize Illinois union effort

Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries, a vertically integrated multistate cannabis company, is refusing to recognize a newly formed Teamsters unit at its cultivation facilities in Rock Island, Illinois, saying the union failed to hold a vote among GTI’s employees on the decision. “GTI respects the rights of our employees,” the company told Marijuana Business Daily in […]

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Illinois licenses first five adult-use marijuana retailers

Illinois awarded its first licenses to businesses that can sell recreational cannabis when it becomes legal in the state next year. State regulators announced the five medical marijuana dispensaries where residents will be able to buy small amounts of recreational marijuana products starting Jan. 1. The first group of licensees are all owned by Chicago-based […]

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Green Thumb reports increased cannabis revenue on net quarter loss

Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a vertically integrated, multistate marijuana company based in Chicago, on Wednesday reported revenue of $44.7 million for the second quarter, up 228% from the same period a year ago. Net loss for the quarter, ending June 30, was $22.2 million, compared with a net loss of $9.7 million in the first quarter […]

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Green Thumb completes $60 million marijuana firm acquisition

Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries (GTI) announced Monday it completed its $59.6 million cash and stock acquisition of Fiorello Pharmaceuticals, one of 10 companies approved to operate a medical cannabis company in New York. Green Thumb purchased New York City-based Fiorello in a transaction involving $46 million in cash and 1.7 million shares. Fiorello’s assets include: […]

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Green Thumb acquires marijuana products brand Beboe

Green Thumb Industries of Chicago has closed its acquisition of Los Angeles-based For Success Holding Co., owners of the Beboe marijuana products brand. The value of the deal, described as “nonmaterial” by Green Thumb, was not disclosed. For Success and Beboe were co-founded by fashion industry executive Clement Kwan and tattoo artist Scott Campbell. Green […]

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