Sarasota, Fla. – December 17, 2021 — Cresco Labs (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“the Company”), a vertically integrated multistate operator and the number one U.S. wholesaler of branded cannabis products, is expanding its Sunnyside dispensary brand in Florida with a new store opening in Sarasota at 8307 Lockwood Ridge Rd. on Dec. 17. Sunnyside Sarasota marks Cresco Labs’ 13th Sunnyside dispensary in the state and 45thnationwide.

“We are pleased to expand our footprint in Florida’s west coast, bringing our Sunnyside brand to medical cannabis patients living in Sarasota,” said Cris Rivera, Florida Regional President at Cresco Labs. “We aim to normalize the cannabis buying experience and take great pride in educating patients about different products, forms and dosages so they can consume confidently and achieve desired effects. Sunnyside Sarasota will offer the same approachable and welcoming store experience, best selection of top-quality brands, easy online ordering and convenient next-day delivery service that patients served by other locations know and trust.”

Sunnyside Sarasota is centrally located in the city between Interstate 75 and the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. The store is in University Square Plaza, one of Sarasota’s busiest shopping areas, on 45th St. and University Pkwy. Sarasota is renowned for its cultural institutes, notably the Ringling Museum of Art. It’s also the gateway to miles of beaches with fine sand and shallow waters, such as Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach.

The retailer offers premium quality products from Cresco Labs’ One Plant brand known for high quality hand-trimmed flower and solventless live rosin concentrates. Products include top-shelf genetics, hang-dried and hand-trimmed flower in popular strains like Runtz, Mac 1 and Ice Cream Cake; pre-rolled joints; vapes; concentrates; solventless ice hash products like live rosin; and traditional distillate products including vaporizer cartridges and topicals. Sunnyside Sarasota will also sell branded merchandise and accessories including lighters, rolling papers and more.

Sunnyside Sarasota will serve patients with a medical card issued by the state of Florida. The store will offer a 25% storewide discount from Dec. 17 through Dec. 26, 2021.

Patients will have the option to place orders online through the website or utilize next-day delivery. Delivery orders can be placed both in store or via phone at 877-395-1009. Patients can also visit Sunnyside Sarasota to speak with wellness advisors for purchasing assistance.

Regular store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about Sunnyside, visit

About Cresco Labs

Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, with a mission to normalize and professionalize the cannabis industry. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach, Cresco Labs is the largest wholesaler of branded cannabis products in the U.S. Its brands are designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and comprised of some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, High Supply, Mindy’s Edibles, Good News, Remedi, Wonder Wellness Co. and FloraCal Farms. Sunnyside, Cresco Labs’ national dispensary brand, is a wellness-focused retailer created to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco Labs operates the industry’s largest Social Equity and Educational Development initiative, SEED, which was established to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work and own businesses in the cannabis industry. Learn more about Cresco Labs at

About Sunnyside

Sunnyside is where cannabis meets wellness. The nationwide cannabis retailer aims to educate today’s diverse users on cannabis’ many positive benefits and provides one of the widest ranges of cannabis brands. A more sophisticated and familiar shopping destination that combines high-end design from healthcare, retail and hospitality, Sunnyside elevates the value dispensaries can add to a community with a bright, welcoming aesthetic and convenient shopping whether in store, online or delivery. Visit to learn more.

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