Unity medical marijuana dispensary hosting job fair
A soon-to-be open medical marijuana dispensary in Westmoreland County is looking for employees.
RISE Latrobe, which will be located on on Beatty Country Road in Unity Township, is hosting a job fair to find eligible employees for hourly retail staff, including patient care specialists and shift supervisors.
On Thursday , interested applicants can meet with RISE employees from noon to 7 p.m. at Springhill Suites on Route 30 in Unity, near Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.
RISE Dispensaries is owned and operated by Green Thumb Industries, a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company. With dispensaries across the country, Green Thumb Industries sells several branded cannabis products including Rythm, Dogwalkers, The Feel Collection and Beboe.
Green Thumb Industries has 11 manufacturing facilities and 77 retail licenses, employing about 650 people. Across Pennsylvania, the company has retail locations in York, Steelton, Erie and Carlisle, with 12 new locations coming soon, according to their website.
The Latrobe location is slated to open in mid-June, according to Grace Bondy, senior communications specialist at GTI.
Megan Tomasic is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Megan at 724-850-1203, [email protected] or via Twitter .