Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX: HRVSF) (“Harvest”), a vertically integrated cannabis company with one of the largest and deepest footprints in the U.S., was awarded a dispensary license to operate in Pasadena1, (subject to the local Conditional Use Permit process and state regulatory requirements), marking the seventh California license for the fast-growing company. Harvest was among the top-scoring applicants from a pool of 128 applications to obtain licenses in the city, receiving top recognition for its high-level of sophistication, best-in-class experience, and world-renowned team of experts in operating quality-driven retail stores with a focus on bettering the community.
“Pasadena’s affluent community and close proximity to the world’s largest cannabis market of Los Angeles, makes it an ideal destination for Harvest’s growing retail operations that focus on high-quality and safe cannabis experiences and education,” said Steve White, Harvest’s CEO. “Pasadena’s extensive application process and rigorous requirements show the city’s commitment to only allowing operations that appeal to the community’s prestigious standards. This is a big win for Harvest as we continue to grow our presence in California and drive premiere retail environments that are safe for consumers introducing the people of Pasadena to our leading products, award-winning storefronts and knowledgeable staff.”
Harvest’s dedication to building, acquiring and expanding brands and distribution across its national footprint, provides greater cannabis accessibility for consumers seeking high-quality and trusted experiences. With California as the largest cannabis market in the world, the company’s continued growth in the state sets leading industry standards across operations and vertical integration. Additionally, in