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Harvest of Kissimmee – East is located at 2631 East Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, Florida and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm. Additional Harvest dispensaries in Florida are located in Gainesville, Kissimmee, Lehigh Acres, Longwood, North Jacksonville, North Miami Beach, North Port, Olympia Heights, South Jacksonville, South Miami Beach, Tallahassee, and West Palm Beach.

More information for patients about the new medical dispensary location can be found at:
https://www.harvesthoc.com/locations/florida/kissimmee/harvest-of-kissimmee-east/

“We are pleased to open our thirteenth Harvest location in Florida, one of the fastest growing medical markets in the U.S.” said Chief Executive Officer Steve White. “We look forward to serving patients and providing quality products at this new location in one of our core markets.”

About Harvest Health & Recreation Inc.
Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. is a vertically integrated cannabis company and multi-state operator. Since 2011, Harvest has been committed to expanding its retail and wholesale presence throughout the U.S., acquiring, manufacturing, and selling cannabis products for patients and consumers in addition to providing services to retail dispensaries. Through organic license wins, service agreements, and targeted acquisitions, Harvest has assembled an operational footprint spanning multiple states

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About a year before Helios Dayspring would plead guilty to felony charges of bribery and tax evasion, an attorney for the cannabis businessman sent an email to San Luis Obispo city officials.

“Please be advised that Helios Dayspring has sold his interest in NHCSLO, LLC, to Valnette Garcia,” attorney Paul Ready wrote on Sept. 9, 2020, referring to Dayspring’s dispensary, Natural Healing Center. “If you have any questions about the transaction, please feel free to give me a call at your first convenience.”

click to enlarge Photo By Peter Johnson NOT OPEN Natural Healing Dispensary, Helios Dayspring’s former company, must open its doors in SLO (pictured) before Oct. 22, or risk losing its permit, according to city officials.

At the time, the FBI was investigating Dayspring for bribing local government officials and underreporting millions of dollars in personal income—alleged crimes that Dayspring would later surrender to in July 2021.

Dayspring had acknowledged that investigation in court records available last fall, in the context of a lawsuit from his top investor, a former federal official, who called the Morro Bay cannabis magnate who’d

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Amid a seemingly endless series of delays, Britteney Kapri finally got some good news last month.

Baked, her cannabis startup, had been named the winner of a dispensary license in a sought-after region that covers Chicago.

But instead of feeling joy, or even relief, Kapri fell into a state of panic as she reflected on the latest hurdle stymying the licensing process: a court order that remains intact had blocked the issuance of her permit and 184 others.

“I was just like, don’t let it be another year of waiting,” she said. “So I haven’t actually celebrated.”

Like other Black entrepreneurs from Chicago who were named license winners over the course of three recent lotteries, Kapri has been subjected to a bureaucratic nightmare while pursuing her dream of carving out a stake in the white-dominated weed industry. It’s all taken a serious toll.

After leaving her job at a nonprofit in hopes of fully immersing herself in the cannabis business, she became unemployed in January and only started working again recently.

“It’s definitely bled into my personal life,” said Kapri, who’s also a renowned poet. “It’s led to me being just stuck between a rock

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A leading provider of premium medical cannabis and services, VIVO Cannabis Inc, (OTCMKTS: VVCIF) announced the strategic updates regarding its future for its shareholders on August 25. In addition, the wholly-owned license holder of Canna Farms and ABcann Medicals subsidiaries provides additional information regarding the company’s focus after July 5, 2021. In the previous reports, VIVO Cannabis elected a new slate of Board Directors. Also, it announced the new Chief

Executive Officer, Ray Laflamme, and since that, the company’s Board and Management reviving its business strategy actively.

VIVO Cannabis’ board of directors met to review the company’s proposed strategy. In addition, it also assessed alternative options and announced that it would enhance its focus on assisting its medical business retail, health, and wellness. Moreover, currently, the company is positioned as strong in medical cannabis by having many assets. By enhancing these assets, the company anticipates establishing itself as an international medical leader focused on improving the patients’ lives.

VIVO Path to Profitability

VIVO Cannabis targets feedback from its medical stakeholders and patients, reduces operations expenses, and integrates its business and operating systems to attain profitability. VIVO

Cannabis’s Strong assets are Canna Farms and ABcann

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Green Leaf Medical now offers 18 strains of dried marijuana flowers for sale under its own brand. (Photos courtesy of Green Leaf Medical)

After months of only being able to sell oil-based cannabis products like edibles and vape cartridges, the Richmond region’s only licensed dispensary can now sell a more traditional form of marijuana.

Green Leaf Medical (stylized gLeaf) kicked off sales of smokable marijuana, both dry whole flower (also called bud) and pre-rolled joints, at its South Richmond dispensary last week.

Adult use of smokable marijuana was legalized in Virginia in July, which paved the way for Green Leaf to expand its offerings. The company already sold its smokable marijuana in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio, where it also operates.

From its 82,000-square-foot Richmond facility at 2804 Decatur St., the company now offers 18 strains of dry whole flower and pre-rolled joints for sale under its own brand. Green Leaf sells an eighth of an ounce of dry flower for $65.

Phil Goldberg

Green Leaf co-founder and President Phil Goldberg said the introduction of smokable marijuana allows it to cast

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OBSERVER Photo by Gregory Bacon Pictured are members of the Chautauqua Town Board.

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MAYVILLE — The town of Chautauqua is joining several area municipalities in not allowing marijuana dispensaries.

The Chautauqua Town Board this week unanimously backed a resolution for the town to opt out of allowing retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption sites within the town. Marijuana will still be legal to possess in the town, due to state law.

During the public portion of the meeting, Mayville resident Roy Harvey spoke out against dispensaries.

He expressed concerns that dispensaries in the town will drive up depression, suicide and increase high school drop outs. He feels that legal marijuana will create health problems and that because so many communities have opted out of marijuana dispensaries, marijuana users will come to the town and it will increase legal problems.

“You’re going to see an increase in crime, suicide and an increase cost of policing,” Harvey said.

Councilman Scott Cummings said he felt it was the wrong time for the town to permit marijuana dispensaries, adding that the state hasn’t provided enough guidance.

Supervisor Don Emhardt agreed. “They (state)

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Harvest of Ohio, a medical marijuana dispensary chain, held a soft opening for its newest location in Athens on Wednesday.

The dispensary, located at 711 W. Union St., is one of three Harvest of Ohio locations across the state. The company has one location in Columbus and another in Beavercreek, which opens Sept. 29. All locations are open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..

The official grand opening for the Athens location will occur Sept. 20, with attendance by invitation only. The opening will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a tour of the facility. 

“We are dedicated to shaping the future of cannabis by giving people real control over their health and wellness through access to quality products, education, resources and support,” Harvest of Ohio’s website reads. 

The dispensary sells a variety of its own products, including flower, vaporizers, edibles, concentrates, accessories and more. Patients can order online or shop in-store. 

Chief Executive Officer Ariane Kirkpatrick is the first minority female to be granted licenses to grow, dispense and process medical marijuana in Ohio. 

As a minority owned business, Harvest of Ohio advocates for inclusivity and

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Harvest Health & Recreation Opens 12th Store In Florida Ahead Of Merger With Trulieve

Vertically integrated cannabis company Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (CSE:HARV) (OTCQX:HRVSF) is opening a new medical dispensary in Florida.

The new store, located at 10339 San Jose Blvd in Jacksonville, is the company’s twelfth location in the Sunshine State.

The new retail location joins the other company’s shops within the state, situated in Gainesville, Kissimmee, Lehigh Acres, Longwood, North Jacksonville, North Miami Beach, North Port, Olympia Heights, South Miami Beach, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach.

The move comes ahead of the months-long negotiated merger deal between Harvest Health and Trulieve Cannabis Corp (CSE:TRUL) (OTCQX:TCNNF), which recently hit the milestone of opening its 99th and 100th stores nationwide.

Trulieve announced earlier this year its plans to purchase Harvest Health for approximately $2.1 billion.

GTI Opens Third New Jersey Store In Bloomfield

Green Thumb Industries Inc. (CSE:GTII) (OTCQX:GTBIF), the owner of Rise Dispensaries, revealed Tuesday that it’s opening its third store in New Jersey.

The new dispensary, located at 26-48 Bloomfield Ave. in Bloomfield, is the 65th retail location the Chicago company has launched nationwide.

“We are excited to open Rise Bloomfield, our third store in New Jersey, as we

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Ayr Wellness Closes Acquisition of Garden State Dispensary

MIAMI, Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ayr Wellness Inc. (CSE: AYR.A, OTC: AYRWF) (“Ayr” or the “Company”), a leading vertically integrated cannabis multi-state operator, today announced it has closed, through a wholly owned subsidiary, on the purchase of 100% of the membership interests of GSD NJ LLC (“Garden State Dispensary” or “GSD”), one of the 12 existing vertical permit holders in the State of New Jersey and one of the state’s original six alternative treatment centers (“ATCs”).

GSD has three open dispensaries, the maximum allowed under its permit, at heavily trafficked highway locations throughout the central region of the state, as well as approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of operational cultivation and production facilities. An additional 75,000 sq. ft. of cultivation is under construction.

We are thrilled to be welcoming Garden State Dispensary to the Ayr team and for the opportunity to serve the New Jersey cannabis marketplace. New Jersey presents a tremendous opportunity for Ayr, with high population density, a noted demand for cannabis, a disciplined license structure and adult-use sales rapidly approaching.

Jonathan Sandelman,

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