Press Releases

June 17, 2021

More Sunnyside Workers Join 881’s Growing Cannabis Union!

The Champaign Dispensary is the third Cresco location to join Local 881, the Union for Illinois Cannabis Workers.

April 20, 2021

Ascend Dispensary Workers Celebrate 4/20 by Voting Union Yes

4/20 is synonymous with calls to action within the cannabis community. It’s a fitting day for the Ascend workers to celebrate their Union victory!

March 31, 2021

Stronger Together: Windy City Weed Street Workers Vote Union Yes

Windy City Cannabis workers join the growing Union movement to change the booming cannabis industry!

March 2, 2021

Ascend Workers are Fighting to Raise Covid-19 Safety Standards:
The Springfield-based Cannabis workers are voting for a Union to help improve necessary health and safety measures at the dispensary.

February 23, 2021

The Grass isn’t Greener on Weed Street:
Windy City Cannabis Workers are Fighting for Respect on the Job and a Union Contract!

February 3, 2021

Cannabis Workers Want Respect!
More and more workers are choosing to join the growing IL Cannabis Union!