VANCOUVER, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Friday Night Inc. (the Company or Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FWB: 1QF) (OTCQB: TGIFF) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Spire Secure Logistics ("Spire"), is providing strategic advice and expertise to a Canadian provincial government for the design and implementation of security programs and infrastructure for the legal distribution and sale of cannabis.
Spire is a leading provider of security consultation for the legal cannabis industry and has worked closely with both government and licensed producers to design and build security programs and solutions for the sector. The Company will be working with the provincial government to implement program system protocols for both retail and online sales of cannabis, focusing on the prevention of organized crime infiltration and black market diversion.
Spire's team of industry experts have amassed more than 50 years' combined experience in regional, national and international policing and security consultation in a variety of fields. Adding to Spire's operational enforcement experience, the Company wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Kevin Mead as Chief Administration Officer and Director International Programs at Spire. Mr. Mead is a 23-year career veteran of the Canadian Army and has served across the country and internationally in numerous command, training and senior staff positions at the tactical, operational and strategic levels. Mr. Mead transitioned as a Commanding Officer of a Canadian Forces Detachment to the BC Ministry of Labour, as an Industrial Relations Officer responsible for legislative compliance and enforcement. Most recently, Mr. Mead served as VP Operations in a private manufacturing firm in the security and defense industry.
Mr. Andrew Richards, CEO of Spire, commented, "We are pleased to be developing secure and compliant strategies and programs as Canadian provinces and cities begin to implement legal cannabis distribution and sales." He added, "We welcome Kevin to Spire. His expertise in leading inter-agency and multi-disciplinary teams in complex high-risk operations and program delivery is an asset to the team."
About Friday Night Inc.
Friday Night Inc. is a Canadian public company, which owns and controls cannabis and hemp-based assets in Las Vegas Nevada as well as an international cannabis and mining security logistics consulting firm. The Company owns 91% of Alternative Medicine Association, LC (AMA), a licensed medical and adult-use cannabis cultivation and production facility that produces its own line of unique cannabis-based products and manufactures other third-party brands. Infused MFG, also a 91% owned subsidiary, produces hemp-based, CBD products, thoughtfully crafted of high quality organic botanical ingredients. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Spire Secure Logistics is a leading provider of customized security programs, compliance, information technology, buildout design, and due diligence services for the legal cannabis, mining and investment sectors. Friday Night Inc. is focused on strengthening and expanding its current operations.
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