Verano to Open 32nd MÜV™ Florida Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Historic St. Augustine

Chicago, UNITED STATES


  • Verano secures the fourth largest retail footprint in Florida.
  • St. Augustine is the fifth MÜV location with a drive-through to offer patients a convenient method of order pickup.

CHICAGO, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) (“Verano” or the “Company”), a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced the upcoming opening of its newest MÜV Dispensary located at 400 S. Ponce Blvd., St. Augustine, Florida. It is scheduled to open April 24, 2021 at 10:00am ET, pending all required approvals.

Verano’s 32nd MÜV Dispensary in Florida is conveniently situated in a high-profile location, just south of King Street, formerly occupied by a bank. It features a useful MÜV-Thru, enabling patients to pick up pre-orders at a drive-through window. This is the fifth MÜV location in Florida with a MÜV-Thru.

“It’s easy to see why St. Augustine draws over 10 million tourists a year. It is a special place that honors its past and embraces the future. St. Johns County area residents will now have access to premium medical cannabis therapies and unrivaled patient care,” said John Tipton, President of Verano. “Florida patients traveling to St. Augustine to find the fountain of youth may now also find our award-winning MÜV products. We’re also pleased to bring new jobs and contribute to the growth of St. Augustine’s vibrant business community.”

Patients are encouraged to order at muvfl.com for express pickup or delivery.

Deemed an essential service during the pandemic, Verano’s MÜV Dispensaries have been busier than ever, and the company now employs nearly 800 people in Florida.

The newest state-of-the-art MÜV Dispensary will offer an extensive selection of award-winning products including MÜV Wana Soft Chew edibles, chocolates & lozenges, flower, pre-rolls, a wide range of vaporizer pens, metered-dose inhalers, topicals and oral sprays; along with patented encapsulation formulations in its EnCaps capsules, tinctures, 72-Hour transdermal patches and transdermal gels. MÜV also has one of the widest selections of concentrates for patients needing macro-dosing options.

For more information about the new ADA-compliant St. Augustine MÜV Medical Cannabis Dispensary, including hours and available MÜV products, visit muvfl.com.

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About Verano - Verano Holdings Inc. is a leading, vertically-integrated, multi-state cannabis operator in the U.S., devoted to the ongoing improvement of communal wellness by providing responsible access to regulated cannabis products. With a mission to address vital health and wellness needs, Verano produces a comprehensive suite of premium, innovative cannabis products sold under its trusted portfolio of consumer brands: Verano, Avexia, Encore, and MÜV. The company’s portfolio encompasses 14 U.S. States, with active operations in 11, which includes nine production facilities comprising approximately 770,000 square feet of cultivation. Verano designs, builds, and operates dispensaries under retail brands Zen Leaf and MÜV, delivering a superior cannabis shopping experience in both medical and adult-use markets. Learn more at https://verano.com/.

About MÜV - Through continual research and development, the MÜV brand of medical cannabis infused products has received multiple patents for its award-winning MÜV products line that provides quality, consistent and reliable medical cannabis therapies to patients. Patients are encouraged to place reservations online at muvfl.com for in-store pickup, order for delivery, or visit any MÜV Dispensary for alternative medical cannabis medicine you can trust.

Forward Looking Statements

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Contacts:

Investors:
Verano / Aaron Miles / Head of Investor Relations / aaron@verano.holdings
Media:
Verano / David Spreckman / Sr. Director, Corporate Communications & Retail Marketing
david@verano.holdings
Florida MÜV Media Contact:
Colin Trethewey / PRmediaNow Communications / Colin@PRmediaNow.com