Ayr Wellness Inc. (CSE: AYR.A, OTCQX: AYRWF) (“Ayr,” “Ayr Wellness,” “we,” “us,” “our,” or the “Company”), a vertically-integrated cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), today announced the grand opening of a new dispensary in Mary Esther, Florida under the Liberty Health Science (“LHS”) banner. The new location is Ayr’s 34th in Florida and brings Ayr’s total retail footprint to a milestone 50 stores across seven states (including the pending acquisition in New Jersey).
LHS Mary Esther is located at 421 Mary Esther Blvd., Mary Esther, FL. Mary Esther is a town on Florida’s Emerald Coast in Okaloosa County (population of approximately 180,000). The 3200 ft2 store is conveniently located just off of Route 98, the major coastal thoroughfare connecting the Gulf Coast communities from Panama City to Pensacola.
During the grand opening celebration, patients will enjoy a 15% discount on all products, free merchandise giveaways and the availability of private onsite consultations. Please visit Liberty’s website here for additional information, store hours and store menus.
Ayr Wellness completed the acquisition of Liberty Health Sciences in an all-stock transaction on February 26, 2021. The Company plans to have 42 stores open in Florida by the end of 2021. The Florida medical marijuana market continues to show robust growth with the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use reporting over 540,000 registered patients as of April 23, 2021, up 61% year-over-year.
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About Ayr Wellness
Ayr is an expanding vertically integrated, U.S. multi-state cannabis operator, focused on delivering the highest quality cannabis products and customer experience throughout its footprint. Based on the belief that everything starts with the quality of the plant, the Company is focused on superior cultivation to grow superior branded cannabis products. Ayr strives to enrich consumers’ experience every day through the wellness and wonder of cannabis.
Ayr’s leadership team brings proven expertise in growing successful businesses through disciplined operational and financial management, and is committed to driving positive impact for customers, employees and the communities they touch. For more information, please visit www.ayrwellness.com.