Harvest Health & Recreation Opens 12th Store In Florida Ahead Of Merger With Trulieve
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
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 continue to see sweeping acceptance for cannabis throughout the nation and specifically the East Coast,” Ben Kovler, the company’s founder and CEO, disclosed. “Community is at the core of Green Thumb, and with each new store opening, we have the opportunity to make a positive community impact.”
Kovler added that GTI is donating the first-day profits from the store’s sales to the Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation.
In addition, the company recently said it would be building a modern cannabis campus on the site of a former federal prison in Warwick, New York. The new project will revitalize the community and generate