Formerly incarcerated individuals can now learn how to cultivate cannabis through a Ohio non-profit program called URC Grows.
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A licensed medical marijuana cultivator in Ohio has teamed up with a nonprofit serving formerly incarcerated people to provide an employment education program for past cannabis offenders.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown company that grows marijuana for medicinal purposes has announced a new partnership that will lead to ex-convicts getting hired. Riviera Creek has joined with a company based at the Oakhill Collaborative in Youngstown to train people convicted on marijuana charges how to grow it legally.
YOUNGSTOWN — The single medical marijuana grow facility in Trumbull and Mahoning counties will add 5,000 more square feet, a build out that doubles capacity at the Youngstown warehouse turned horticultural space.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s first medical marijuana grow site plans to double its capacity by next year, its principals say, as it introduces a new business line for an expanding market.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown area’s only company that grows marijuana for medical use continues to be an innovator in the industry.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first year of operations for Riviera Creek wasn’t an easy one. It wasn’t just that the medical marijuana grower was among the first in the state to start growing a crop after it was decriminalized, said Brian Kessler, board chairman of the company.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Three years ago, Boardman native Brian Kessler, who now lives in California, announced plans to grow marijuana for medical purposes in a warehouse on Crescent Street, north of downtown Youngstown.
Sarah is an Ohio medical marijuana patient, cannabis educator, and product reviewer residing in the Columbus area. In this week’s column, she analyzes Garlic Cookies, a high-THC strain of marijuana flower available for $45 from her local dispensary, Ohio Provisions.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first crop of legally grown medical marijuana in the city was harvested on Thursday, the start of what local cultivators say is a thriving future market for the industry in Ohio. “The industry is being very well supported,” said Brian Kessler, chairman of Riviera Creek LLC, a Level I cultivator here.