Bloomberg Law
Nov. 24, 2020, 9:34 PM

Cresco Labs Beefs Up Legal Team With Cannabis Election Wins

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Cresco Labs Inc., a publicly traded cannabis company, has been busy hiring lawyers to help prepare for a green wave of recreational marijuana use in the U.S. that gained momentum with the Nov. 3 election.

Five states—Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota—approved legal weed ballot measures, adding to the 33 that already allow marijuana to be used for recreational or medicinal purposes.

“Today is the culmination of hard work and dedication by politicians, patients, caregivers, activists, and anyone who supports the idea that cannabis is a viable health and wellness tool,” wrote Cresco counsel Neeyaz Hojatoleslami ...

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