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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
One of the 13 companies licensed to grow marijuana, Riviera Creek LLC has developed one of the most technologically advanced operations in the country. Read more
Production is now underway at the Mahoning Valley’s only medical marijuana cultivation facility. Riviera Creek Holdings had their license approved by the state six weeks ago and the multi-million dollar facility, just off Crescent Street in downtown Youngstown, is now in operation.
Ohio’s faced a number of challenges trying to implement its medical cannabis program. But businesses are finally starting to bloom. In Nov. 2017, Riviera Creek, a Youngston-based cultivation group, received a medical cannabis business license from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Board. Read more
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on one of the first medical marijuana grow sites in Ohio is on schedule and its owners are confident the first harvest should be cultivated by the end of the year. “We plan — as soon as we get our license — to put the plants in, and with a little bit of luck, have our first harvest by year’s end,” said Brian Kessler, who along with his nephew, Daniel Kessler, are partners in Riviera Creek LLC. Read more