Grassroots Cannabis to Sponsor Weed the People Film Screening in Chicago

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Leading Illinois Medical Cannabis Company to Host Meet and Greet with Company Leadership Team and Executive Producer Ricki Lake Prior to Showing.

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Grassroots Cannabis, an Illinois-based medical cannabis company with licensed business operations in six states and growing, announced today that the company will sponsor a screening of Weed the People at 7:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Music Box Theatre located at 3733 N Southport Ave. in Chicago, Illinois.

Weed the People is an award-winning educational documentary that teaches mainstream audiences about medical cannabis as a human rights issue. The film follows the journey of families as they take their children’s lives into their own hands and obtain cannabis oil through underground sources. Unique to this screening of Weed the People, Grassroots Cannabis will unveil its new company video that highlights the uses of cannabis in everyday life.

Prior to the film screening at Music Box Theatre at 7:00 p.m., Grassroots Cannabis will host a Meet and Greet event from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Big Star located at 3733 N Southport Ave., in Chicago. Attending the Meet and Greet will be members of the Grassroots Cannabis executive team, the film’s director Abby Epstein, and the film’s executive producer Ricki Lake. Shuttle service from Big Star to Music Box Theatre will be provided.

“We are proud to sponsor Weed the People as it brings greater awareness to the benefits of cannabis, which we see changing lives every day in our dispensaries in states across the country,” said Grassroots Cannabis CEO Mitch Kahn. “Our company has been on the front lines of the medical cannabis movement and we are committed to providing efficacious cannabis products and education to our patients. We look forward to sharing this film with the Chicagoland community.”

Grassroots Cannabis is the largest medical cannabis provider in Illinois and one of the largest multi-state cannabis companies in the nation. Grassroots Cannabis holds operations in Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and North Dakota, with in-progress deals in Arizona, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

For more information on Grassroots Cannabis, visit the company’s website.

To register to attend the screening of Weed the People, click here.

About Grassroots Cannabis
Greenhouse Compass Ventures LLC (dba Grassroots Cannabis) is a rapidly expanding medical cannabis grower and processor with facilities in Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The company has submitted license applications in Arkansas, Connecticut, Michigan and Virginia, and is pursuing additional markets. Executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business leaders who possess the wide-ranging expertise needed to operate a successful, safe, secure and compliant medical cannabis organization. For more information, visit ​​.

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