Jushi Holdings Inc. Receives Key Approval For Retail And Delivery Permit in Culver City, California

- Approved as one of three applicants to move forward in the storefront retail permit to be issued by Culver City

- Executes on Jushi's California growth strategy of pursuing limited license municipalities in the world's largest cannabis market

- Jushi plans to build the cannabis dispensary at a prime retail location at the corner of Venice and Sepulveda Boulevards, near the City of Los Angeles

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 26, 2019 /CNW/ -- Jushi Holdings Inc. ("Jushi" or the "Company")(NEO: JUSH.B), a globally-focused, multi-state cannabis and hemp operator, today announced that after an intensive vetting process, its subsidiary has been selected to move forward in the merit-based application process for a storefront retail (and ancillary delivery) permit in Culver City, California. The Company will proceed by preparing a conditional use permit application for submission to the city.

Of the 23 retail storefront applications submitted, Jushi was chosen as one of only three to receive this approval. The Company intends to build a ground-up structure approximately 500 feet away from Interstate 405 at the corner of Venice and Sepulveda Boulevards. The 3800 Sepulveda Boulevard location provides convenient access to the residents of Culver City and adjacent City of Los Angeles, a premier opportunity for retail and delivery operations.

"Our award in Culver City falls in line with our strategy to apply in limited license jurisdictions within large markets such as California," stated Jim Cacioppo, CEO and Chairman of Jushi. "Jushi is thrilled to have the opportunity to operate in Culver City, a thriving community experiencing rapid growth in a strategically favorable location. We will immediately move forward in the planning process of this flagship cannabis dispensary, which will be constructed with a focus on environmental sustainability and modern architecture, aligning to the forward-thinking values of Culver City and its residents. We look forward to providing further announcements as we strategically expand our California retail footprint."

Culver City is surrounded by the City of Los Angeles, centrally located on the West side near Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles International Airport. Culver City is particularly known for its growing high-tech and creative economies, and a dynamic downtown that is regionally known as a destination for restaurants, live theater and art galleries. 

About Jushi Holdings Inc.
We are a globally-focused cannabis and hemp company led by an industry leading management team. In the United States Jushi is focused on building a multi-state portfolio of branded cannabis and hemp-derived assets through opportunistic acquisitions, distressed work-outs and competitive applications. Jushi strives to maximize shareholder value while delivering high quality products across all levels of the cannabis and hemp ecosystem. For more information please visit www.jushico.com or our social media channels; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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