CHICAGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 7, 2021 – PRESS RELEASE – Green Thumb Industries Inc., a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise Dispensaries, announced it will host a grand reopening for its newly expanded retail store, Rise Mundelein, on Oct. 16 in Mundelein, Ill. A patient and guest appreciation event will be held from 8-11 a.m. that day and will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz will be in attendance.
"Rise Mundelein has been an important part of the Green Thumb story since opening as Illinois' first medical dispensary in 2015. On Jan. 1, 2020, we were one of the first stores in the state to serve adult-use consumers,” Green Thumb founder and CEO Ben Kovler said. “Americans are overwhelmingly choosing cannabis for well-being, and we look forward to enhancing our patient and customer experience at Rise Mundelein for today and the future."
Lentz added: “Green Thumb and Rise Mundelein have been outstanding community partners since entering Mundelein in 2015. I look forward to celebrating the grand reopening of Rise and celebrating with our neighbors.”
Designed by acclaimed interior design firm Sasha Adler Design, the expanded space provides guests and patients with an open concept bar for individualized consultations, interactive product displays and pop-up shops, increased points of sale and additional educational spaces. Rise Mundelein will also offer legal on-site purchase and consumption of cannabis by reservation only. As part of the expansion, Rise Mundelein is the first store in Illinois to offer roll-thru car service for medical cannabis patients to pick up orders. Orders and reservations may be made at www.risecannabis.com.