TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – Trulieve Cannabis Corp., a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the U.S., is excited to announce that it is hosting a Listening and Education Tour to exchange ideas with local community leaders. The programs center around the medical, economic, agricultural and expungement opportunities presented by the medical cannabis industry in Georgia. The first in-person event takes place at noon Feb. 25 at the Carolyn Harris Performing Arts Center in Adel.

In July 2021, the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission announced its intent to award Trulieve a Class 1 production license. 

Moderated by Trulieve Georgia Chief Diversity Officer and Pro Football Hall of Famer Champ Bailey, the programs will feature numerous industry experts:

Adel Mayor Luther “Buddy” DukeAdel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce President Heather GreenCook County Judge Chase DaughtreyMorehouse School of Medicine Research Leader Dr. James LillardTrulieve Director of State Expansion Jim Wernick

“As a Georgia native and current resident, I am thrilled to meet and inform others about the positive impacts that medical cannabis may provide,” Bailey said. “At each tour stop, Trulieve will seek to discover ways the company can work with community stakeholders [to] make an impact on local support programs, as well as educate local leaders about the benefits of the medical cannabis industry.”

Expected in attendance will be state representatives, local government officials, and religious and nonprofit leaders. The community at large is encouraged to attend and submit questions in advance via email at listening.tours@trulieve.com. Following each session, the outcomes will be evaluated to determine the best way for Trulieve to make a positive impact on the community. Other locations and dates will be announced.