Marijuana grower and retailer, Green Thumb Industries (GTI) is planning an expansion in Holyoke. GTI was the first cannabis company to start operating in Holyoke in 2018 at 28 Appleton Street. They have since outgrown that space and are now planning on purchasing the former Hampden Papers Mill at 100 Water Street to expand their growing and processing area, add an employee cafeteria and on-site parking. In addition to the 110 employees currently at GTI, they plan on hiring an additional 100 to 130 people. Click here to read more.