Vireo Wellness Affiliate Offered Green Light to Operate Health-related Cannabis Processing Facility in Ohio


MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vireo Wellness International, Inc. (“Vireo” or the “Company”) (CNSX: VREO, OTCQX: VREOF), a major doctor-led, science-focused multi-state cannabis enterprise, right now announced that the Company’s affiliate, Ohio Health-related Options (“OMS”), was granted a Certificate of Operation by the Ohio Division of Commerce. OMS, which will commence operating promptly, was previously awarded a provisional processing license.

OMS is now permitted to acquire plant material from licensed cultivators, manufacture a wide range of Vireo-branded pharmaceutical-grade cannabis goods, and wholesale these goods to third-celebration dispensaries all through the state of Ohio.

“We are delighted that Ohio Health-related Options will commence manufacturing Vireo goods for the advantage of Ohio individuals,” stated Chief Executive Officer, Kyle Kingsley, M.D. “The City of Akron has been wonderful to us and as our business enterprise grows, we appear forward to continuing to make new jobs and make a constructive effect on the nearby economy.”

Situated in a former factory developing that had fallen into disuse and disrepair, the Company’s 11,500 square-foot facility, in Akron, Ohio has been transformed, by means of a multi-million-dollar investment, into a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. The renovated facility capabilities new developing systems, a new roof, comprehensive interior redesign, and the installation of a most effective-in-class safety technique and fence.

“I am honored to serve as Common Manager and lead this facility,” stated Marie Walchalk, OMS Common Manager. “As a life-extended Ohioan I have personally witnessed also several manufacturing jobs leave our State and it is wonderful to be component of an sector adding new great-paying nearby jobs.”

Ohio’s Health-related Marijuana Bill (HB 523) was signed into law on June eight, 2016 by Governor Kasich. The State’s health-related marijuana plan is swiftly expanding. Sales of health-related marijuana officially started on January 16, 2019. There are now 527 certified physicians and 25 active dispensaries serving the State’s 53,082 registered individuals and nearly four,000 registered caregivers.

About Vireo Wellness International, Inc.

Vireo Wellness International, Inc.’s mission is to make the cannabis enterprise of the future by bringing the most effective of medicine, engineering and science to the cannabis sector.  Vireo’s doctor-led group of much more than 300 staff delivers most effective-in-class cannabis goods and consumer knowledge. Vireo cultivates cannabis in environmentally friendly greenhouses, manufactures pharmaceutical-grade cannabis extracts, and sells its goods at each enterprise-owned and third-celebration dispensaries. The Business at present is licensed in eleven markets like Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Rhode Island.  For much more details about the enterprise, please check out

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Examples of the assumptions underlying the forward-searching statements contained herein contain, but are not restricted to these connected to: the achievement of objectives, the closing of acquisitions, acquiring of needed permits and governmental approvals, future market place positioning, as effectively as expectations with regards to availability of gear, skilled labor and solutions necessary for cannabis operations, intellectual house rights,  improvement, operating or regulatory dangers, trends and developments in the cannabis sector, business enterprise technique and outlook, expansion and development of business enterprise and operations, the timing and quantity of capital expenditures future exchange prices the effect of escalating competitors situations in common financial and economic markets access to capital future operating charges government regulations, like future legislative and regulatory developments involving health-related and recreational marijuana and the timing thereto receipt of suitable and needed licenses in a timely manner the effects of regulation by governmental agencies the anticipated alterations to laws with regards to the recreational use of cannabis the demand for cannabis goods and corresponding forecasted improve in revenues and the size of the health-related marijuana market place and the recreational marijuana market place.

Even though such statements are primarily based on management’s affordable assumptions at the date such statements are created, there can be no assurance that it will be completed on the terms described above and that such forward-searching details will prove to be precise, as actual benefits and future events could differ materially from these anticipated in such forward-searching details. Accordingly, readers really should not location undue reliance on the forward-searching details. Vireo assumes no duty to update or revise forward-searching details to reflect new events or situations unless expected by applicable law.

By its nature, forward-searching details is topic to dangers and uncertainties, and there are a range of material things, several of which are beyond the handle of the Business and that could lead to actual outcomes to differ materially from these discussed in the forward-searching statements. These things contain, but are not restricted to: denial or delayed receipt of all needed consents and approvals have to have for more capital expenditures improved charges and timing of operations unexpected charges related with environmental liabilities needs for more capital lowered future costs of cannabis failure of plant, gear or processes to operate as anticipated accidents, labour disputes and other dangers of the cannabis sector delays in acquiring governmental approvals, permits or financing or in the completion of improvement or building activities title disputes claims limitations on insurance coverage coverage dangers connected to the integration of acquisitions fluctuations in the spot and forward cost of particular commodities (such as diesel fuel and electrical energy) alterations in national and nearby government legislation, taxation, controls, regulations and political or financial developments in the nations exactly where the Business could carry on business enterprise in the future  liabilities inherent in cannabis operations  dangers relating to health-related and recreational cannabis cultivation, extraction and distribution challenges competitors for, amongst other points, capital, licences and skilled personnel  dangers relating to the timing of legalization of recreational cannabis alterations in laws relating to the cannabis sector and management’s good results in anticipating and managing the foregoing things.

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