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Curaleaf Wins Medical Retail License in Utah

January 6, 2020 GMT

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA / OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf” or the “Company”), a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, today announced that it has received a Notice of Intent to Award a medical cannabis retail license from the Utah Department of Health.

“Curaleaf is proud to have been selected as a recipient of a medical retail license in Utah, and we look forward to bringing our premium products, services and expertise to medical patients there,” said Joseph Lusardi, Chief Executive Officer of Curaleaf. “We are grateful to be part of the early development of the industry in the state and will earn the trust and patronage of patients there as we have in the other states where we operate.”

Curaleaf has won one of 14 licenses to open a medical cannabis dispensary in Utah, from more than 130 applications and 60 different companies. The Company’s license is for Region 3, which includes Utah, Wasatch, Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah, Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan Counties. Curaleaf plans to open a dispensary in Lindon, Utah – adjacent to Interstate 15 between Salt Lake City and Provo – for medical patients later this year, pending final approvals from regulators.

Curaleaf continues to focus on opening medical dispensaries across the country, expanding access and educational resources to patients and their communities.

About Curaleaf Holdings
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf”) is a leading vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator in the United States. It is a high-growth cannabis company with a national brand known for quality, trust and reliability. The company is positioned in highly populated, limited license states, and currently operates in 12 states with 52 dispensaries, 14 cultivation sites and 14 processing sites. Curaleaf has the executive expertise and research and development capabilities to provide leading service, selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets, as well as in the CBD category through its Curaleaf Hemp brand.

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Investor Contact:
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.
Dan Foley, VP, Finance and Investor Relations
IR@curaleaf.com

Media Contact:
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.
Tracy Brady, VP, Corporate Communications
Media@curaleaf.com

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SOURCE Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.