CHICAGO, Illinois, Oct. 17, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – Cresco Labs., vertically integrated multistate operator, announced the expansion of its Sunnyside retail brand in Florida’s Panhandle region with the opening of a second dispensary in Pensacola. The company’s 54th nationwide and 20th Florida store is located at 2122 W. Nine Mile Road.

“We’re excited to continue expanding access to Cresco Labs’ leading portfolio of products across Florida and to make a trip for medicine more convenient for Pensacola’s patients,” said Charlie Bachtell, co-founder and CEO of Cresco Labs. “Furthermore, we’d like to express a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ to all first responders, volunteers, patients, and employees who are assisting in the Hurricane Ian recovery effort. Despite some damage, our stores have reopened, allowing our wellness advisors to continue to provide access to medical cannabis to Florida patients. Additionally, we’re holding a canned food and water drive at all Sunnyside dispensaries throughout the state and our Indiantown facility. Many of our team members suffered significant damage to their homes, and we will continue to provide them with ongoing disaster relief and recovery assistance as necessary.”

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Sunnyside Pensacola–Nine Mile Road is located on a major east/west thoroughfare near significant retailers, including Walmart Supercenter, Publix, Walgreens, and Starbucks.

Dispensary store hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.