Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF), a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the United States and the largest cannabis company in Florida, announced today that it has been awarded a four dispensary permits by the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis. In addition, Trulieve’s Pennsylvania acquisition, Solevo Wellness, was awarded three permits. The dispensary selection adds to the processor permit issued by the state in November 2020.
As announced January 29, 2021 by the Office of Medical Cannabis, Trulieve received permits for dispensaries in South Charleston in the greater Charleston area, Weston, Buckhannon, and Morgantown near the Pennsylvania border. Solevo received two permits in Morgantown and one in Parkersburg. These locations are spread across five counties and include a number of the largest populated areas in the state.
“We are excited to have these four dispensary permits awarded and to add to the processor permit already granted by West Virginia,” said Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve. “We are looking forward to expanding into our sixth state this year. Trulieve’s mission has always been to provide the highest level of cannabis products and customer experience through authentic and reciprocal relationships with its customers and patients. The dispensaries will further support that mission by introducing new patient populations to the Trulieve brand and offering relief they can rely on through the Company’s safe, quality products.”
Trulieve is committed to investing in the communities it operates in and will approach West Virginia with the same high level of integrity, focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and dedication to a variety of quality products. The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act permits patients with serious medical conditions to procure medical cannabis in the following forms: pill; oil; topical forms including gels, creams or ointments; forms for vaporization or nebulization, dry leaf or plant form; tincture; liquid; or dermal patch. Patient registration in the state opens this week.