BOSTON, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc. (“AWH” or the “Company”), a multi-state cannabis operator, announced today the opening of its flagship downtown Boston cannabis dispensary. The opening marks AWH’s first retail location in Massachusetts and the first recreational dispensary to operate in the downtown Boston area.
Located at 272 Friend Street in the center of downtown Boston, the dispensary was designed to create a unique and compelling shopping experience for adult-use customers. Strategically situated near Faneuil Hall and steps away from TD Garden, the location offers Boston residents easy access to a vast array of high-quality recreational cannabis products. The store will carry a highly curated product assortment including AWH-owned brands Ozone and Ozone Reserve, which are manufactured at the Company’s MassGrow Tier – 11 cultivation center in Athol.
“We are thrilled to officially open our flagship cannabis dispensary strategically located in the heart of downtown Boston,” said Abner Kurtin, Founder and CEO of AWH. “The first of three dispensaries planned across Massachusetts, the new location will dramatically improve consumer access to high-quality cannabis products in Boston. Our new store is dedicated to educating consumers and providing them with best-in-class retail experiences to change the way people in Massachusetts think about cannabis.”
Andrea Cabral, CEO of Ascend Massachusetts, an AWH subsidiary, added, “We’re eager to introduce our Boston-based customers to an entirely new, state-of-the-art cannabis retail experience based on innovation and education. We value our City and respect our community. Our compliance record and relationships reflect that. We are running professional retail operations and are deeply committed to bettering the lives of our customers and the communities we serve. The exceptional customer service that is central to our mission will be displayed by a team that reflects our City. Our goal for Ascend is to create a