NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2021 – PRESS RELEASE – Columbia Care Inc., one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products in the U.S., announced that it has opened a third dispensary at 11190 West Broad St., in Glen Allen, Va., under the gLeaf brand.

“We are pleased to be able to serve the greater Richmond metropolitan area, especially on the heels of the recent addition of whole flower to our product offerings,” Columbia Care CEO Nicholas Vita said. “This dispensary opening marks the next step in our expansion in Virginia to help support the rapidly expanding medical program and its more than 33,000 patients. We are thankful for the support from the Board of Pharmacy and local officials as we continue to grow and evolve.”

In the coming months, the company will open two more locations in Carytown and Virginia Beach. Columbia Care and gLeaf are actively developing seven additional dispensaries for a total of 12. Columbia Care is also in the process of rebranding its Portsmouth location as Cannabist, bringing an elevated patient experience to the Hampton Roads area. The company operates 147,765 square feet of cultivation and production space across Virginia, including its 82,000-square-foot indoor cultivation facility, the largest in the commonwealth.

The new dispensary includes two drive-thru windows and 12 registers. It will carry gLeaf and Seed & Strain brands, and expects to launch Triple Seven, Classix and other brands, pending regulatory approval. The store is open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday.

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