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EDMONTON, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. ("Fire & Flower" or the "Company") (TSXV: FAF), today announced it has received two additional licenses from the Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis Commission (the "AGLC") to operate cannabis retail stores in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta.
With the opening of the two additional licensed retail stores, there are now thirteen Fire & Flower branded licensed stores selling cannabis across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
"The receipt of these licenses validates Fire & Flower's strategy of continuing to invest in Alberta and build-out stores for inspection despite the initial supply difficulties. As the quality and consistency of Alberta's cannabis supply has improved, we are pleased to see the AGLC release additional cannabis licenses across the province. We expect even more of our inventory of built-out stores to come online as supply steadily continues to improve." shared Trevor Fencott, Chief Executive Officer of Fire & Flower. "We appreciate the support we have received from the Clareview and Red Deer communities as these stores have awaited final licensing, and look forward to being able serve both our loyal customers and new guests with a curated assortment of cannabis and accessories."
The new stores are located at:
- 13710 – 42 Street, Edmonton, Alberta
- 3119 – 49 Avenue, Red Deer Alberta
Opening dates and operating hours will be posted on Fire & Flower's website at fireandflower.com.
About Fire & Flower
Fire & Flower is a leading purpose-built, independent adult-use cannabis retailer poised to capture significant Canadian market share. The Company guides consumers through the complex world of cannabis through education-focused, best-in-class retailing while the HiFyre digital platform connects consumers with cannabis products. The Company's leadership team combines extensive experience in the cannabis industry with strong capabilities in retail operations.
Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. owns all issued and outstanding shares in Fire & Flower Inc., a licenced cannabis retailer in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan and is a consultant and licensor to Fire & Flower-branded retail locations in province of Ontario.
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SOURCE Fire & Flower Holdings Corp.
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