Verano to Open MÜV Orange Park Dispensary, the Company’s


  • Orange Park is the 11th MÜV dispensary to open in 2021, growing Verano’s footprint to 40 Florida dispensaries and 92 locations nationwide1
  • MÜV Orange Park will provide high-quality medical cannabis therapeutics to a region that has experienced a population boom over the last decade; Clay County and neighboring Duval County saw population increases of 14% and 15%, respectively, from 2010 – 2020, according to U.S. Census Data
  • MÜV Orange Park is located on busy Blanding Boulevard, a thoroughfare that sees average daily traffic of 76,000 cars, according to the Florida Department of Transportation

CHICAGO, Dec. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) (“Verano” or “the Company”), a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced the opening of a new MÜV Florida dispensary, located at 68 Blanding Boulevard in Orange Park, on Friday, December 10th at 9:00 a.m. local time.

Orange Park is the third MÜV dispensary in the greater Jacksonville area, joining existing locations in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach. The new storefront is positioned at the heart of the city’s shopping corridor directly across the street from Orange Park Mall, a high-traffic commercial area.

“We’re thrilled to open another convenient MÜV dispensary to serve our suite of high-quality cannabis therapeutics to the growing Jacksonville medical cannabis community,” said John Tipton, President of Verano. “With three Jacksonville area MÜV dispensaries and local delivery service, we’re pleased to offer enhanced patient accessibility and convenience to the region’s rising population. We look forward to serving the Orange Park community and Jacksonville area patients with our assortment of premium cannabis products.”

As a demonstration of their commitment to provide a convenient and reliable experience for Florida patients, MÜV dispensaries feature online menus for effortless browsing of their extensive, award-winning product selection. For additional convenience and accessibility, patients can choose to order ahead at muvfl.com for express in-store pickup or take advantage of home delivery service that is available across the state within a 20-mile radius of MÜV storefronts.

MÜV offers one-on-one virtual and in-store consultations at no cost to the patient. MÜV’s comprehensive product selection includes MÜV Wana Soft Chew edibles, chocolates and lozenges, flower, pre-rolls, an array of vaporizer pens, concentrates, metered-dose inhalers, topicals and oral sprays; along with patented encapsulation formulations in its EnCaps capsules, tinctures, 72-hour transdermal patches and transdermal gels.

For more information about the new Orange Park medical cannabis dispensary, including hours and available MÜV products, visit muvfl.com.

About Verano

Verano 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, including Verano™, Avexia™, Encore™, and MÜV™. Verano’s portfolio encompasses 15 U.S. states, with active operations in 12, including 12 production facilities comprising over 1,000,000 square feet of cultivation. Verano designs, builds, and operates dispensaries under retail brands including Zen Leaf™ and MÜV™, delivering a superior cannabis shopping experience in both medical and adult-use markets. Learn more at www.verano.com.

Contacts:

Investors
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Julianna Paterra
Director, Investor Relations
Julianna@verano.com

Media
Verano
Steve Mazeika
Director, Communications
steve.mazeika@verano.com
312-348-4430

Sard Verbinnen & Co. Gabriella Coffey / Ryan McDougald
Verano-SVC@sardverb.com

Forward Looking Statements

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1 Includes impact of pending acquisitions.

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