New location marks Curaleaf's 97th retail location in the country and the company's 10th store in the state
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf" or the "Company"), a leading US provider of cannabis consumer products, announces the opening of the first Curaleaf branded retail location in Pennsylvania with a new pharmacy at 7040 Jonestown Road in Harrisburg, which marks the 97th retail location nationwide. A ribbon cutting ceremony in partnership with the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & Capital Region Economic Development Corporation is scheduled during the store's opening on Tuesday, February 2nd at 1:15 p.m. EST.
Curaleafs further expansion into Pennsylvania will enable better access to high quality medical cannabis products, innovative consumption formats and leading national brands such as Grassroots and Select. Of the 23 qualifying requirements for the nearly 504,000 enrolled caregivers in the state, pain, anxiety, and PTSD make up 80% of all certifications, so veterans' access to cannabis is a top priority. Therefore, Curaleaf offers discounts to veterans, seniors and first-time patients alike.
The new 2,750 square meter Curaleaf pharmacy is located in the greater area Harrisburg Area strategically located just off Route 22, the main thoroughfare between Harrisburg and Hershey that provide optimal patient access for everyone in the Dauphin County Area. Formerly a bank with a drive-through, the room offers two lanes for pick-up at the roadside. This is an important detail to provide easy access for patients during COVID-19. As the state capital Harrisburg and the surrounding cities form the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state.
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. completed the acquisition of GR Companies, Inc. ("Grassroots") on 23rd July 2020 . In connection with this acquisition, nine Herbology retail locations were added in Pennsylvania will come under the umbrella and branding of Curaleaf. The company plans further expansion in Pennsylvania medical market during 2021.
“We are excited to open a Curaleaf retail location in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania We offer our unparalleled patient care and education as well as our premium cannabis products, ”he said Joe Bayern , Curaleaf President and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to serving this community and anticipate that demand will quickly exceed projected sales in this market as cannabis continues to find acceptance for a wide variety of health and wellness needs."
In 2020, Curaleaf Pennsylvania The subsidiary was approved as a clinical registrant in Pennsylvania by the Commonwealth of Nations Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana. This nationwide research program is shaping the future of medical cannabis treatment. As a clinical registrant, Curaleaf supports research initiatives into the potential medical benefits of cannabis by providing medical cannabis, expertise and distribution to patients participating in medical research studies. This designation builds on Curaleaf's efforts to be an industry leading resource on education and advancement through advocacy.
Curaleaf Harrisburg patients benefit from five points of sale, a waiting room and a patient consultation room. Opening times are Monday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from opening day will be donated to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank as a sequel to Feed the Block, an initiative of Curaleaf's Corporate Social Responsibility program designed to address food insecurity in the communities where it operates and fight.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, cannabis companies were viewed as an essential service across the country, including in Pennsylvania . Curaleaf continues to strive to provide patients and customers with the products they rely on while increasing safety and sanitary measures for the safety of all team members and customers in all facilities.
About Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf") is a leading US provider of cannabis consumer products with the aim of improving lives by creating clarity about cannabis and creating confidence in its use become. As a vertically integrated, high-growth cannabis operator known for quality, expertise and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf, Select and Grassroots, provide industry-leading service, product selection and accessibility in the medical and adult markets. Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 97 pharmacies, 23 grow areas, and over 30 processing locations, and employs over 3,800 team members The United States . Curaleaf is listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange under the symbol CURA and trades on the OTCQX market under the symbol CURLF. Please visit www.curaleaf.com for more information
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