Medical marijuana company to hire 170 in Lansing region, official says

Medical marijuana company to hire 170 in Lansing region, official says

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This is a quick guide for Michigan residents on how to get a state-issued medical marijuana card. This video applies for both marijuana patients and caregivers. For more information about the marijuana industry and related coverage visit lsj.com. Wochit WINDSOR TWP. — A medical marijuana company that received licensing approval Thursday from the state has plans to hire up to 170 people in the Lansing region for a variety of positions. Green Peak Innovations is eager to fill the jobs quickly so it can start growing, processing and transporting marijuana in and from a new Windsor Township facility by the end of this year, said Jeff Radway, its CEO. “We’re tremendously excited," said Radway, who declined to reveal names of the investors he’s working with. "We’re starting our hiring efforts immediately." The company has investors from the Lansing area, Radway said, and has secured 25 acres of land in the township within Harvest Park, a 131-acre medical marijuana business park. On its website, Harvest Park is described as the largest medical marijuana business park east of the Mississippi. Harvest Park is located at Creyts and Lansing roads in the township, east of General Motors’ Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant. Its website indicated late Friday afternoon that six of 17 lots were sold and two others had sales pending. A group of private investors purchased the land for Harvest Park from Windsor Township last year for $2.4 million, according to county tax records. Green Peak Innovations on Thursday received pre-qualification for several commercial medical marijuana licenses from a state licensing board. The Detroit Free Press reported Thursday the company has plans for 12 large grow facilities, one processor and 19 dispensaries (also known as provisioning centers) in Michigan. In addition to the creation of up to 170 jobs in the […]

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