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Flower One Announces the Hiring of Araxie Grant to Chief Financial Officer

October 11, 2021 GMT

LAS VEGAS & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 11, 2021--

Flower One Holdings Inc. (“Flower One” or the “Company”) (CSE: FONE) (OTCQX: FLOOF) (FSE: F11), the leading cannabis cultivator and producer in Nevada, announced today the hiring of Araxie Grant as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective October 11, 2021.

Ms. Grant, a certified public accountant and established financial executive, joins Flower One with almost two decades of finance and accounting experience. Ms. Grant’s experience spans over diverse industries including professional sports, gaming, entertainment and non-profits. Most recently, Ms. Grant was the Vice President Controller for the Las Vegas Raiders football team, the Chief Financial Officer to the Arena Football League and previously a key financial executive at Las Vegas Sands Corporation, where she spent seven years building the company’s finance department. Ms. Grant holds a Master’s in Accounting degree from the University of Nevada.

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“We are excited to welcome Araxie as our CFO. Araxie’s diverse experience as a financial executive is very impressive, making her an excellent addition to our executive team, and a significant contribution to the talent entering the cannabis industry,” said Kellen O’Keefe, Flower One’s President & Chief Executive Officer.

Ms. Grant’s financial experience within highly regulated industries, such as gaming and professional sports, makes her uniquely qualified to help Flower One achieve its financial objectives. The implementation of Ms. Grant’s high-level controls and financial processes are designed to accelerate the Company’s momentum, while producing significant results.

“I’m honored to join Flower One alongside Kellen and Salpy and make my entrance into an industry that I am passionate about,” said Araxie Grant, Flower One’s Chief Financial Officer. “I look forward to strategically advancing the Company to achieve new levels of growth and success, while further strengthening our position as the leading producer in Nevada.”

About Flower One Holdings Inc.

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Flower One is the largest cannabis cultivator, producer, and full-service brand fulfillment partner in the state of Nevada. By combining more than 20 years of greenhouse operational excellence with best-in-class cannabis operators, Flower One offers consistent, reliable, and scalable fulfillment to a growing number of industry-leading cannabis brands (Cookies, Kiva, Old Pal, Heavy Hitters, Lift Ticket’s, The Clear, HUXTON, and Flower One’s leading in-house brand, NLVO, and more). Flower One currently produces a wide range of products from flower, full-spectrum oils, and distillates to finished consumer packaged goods, including a variety of: pre-rolls, concentrates, edibles, topicals, and more for top-performing brands in cannabis. Flower One’s Nevada footprint includes the Company’s flagship facility, a 400,000 square-foot high-tech greenhouse and 55,000 square-foot production facility, as well as a second site with a 25,000 square-foot indoor cultivation facility and commercial kitchen. Flower One has built an industry-leading team focused on becoming the first high-quality, low-cost brand fulfillment partner.

The Company’s common shares are traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the Company’s symbol “FONE”, in the United States on the OTCQX Best Market under the symbol “FLOOF” and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “F11”. For more information, visit: https://flowerone.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical or current fact constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of Canadian securities laws and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of United States securities laws (collectively, “forward-looking statements”). Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other unknown factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from historical results or from any future actual results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition to statements which explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labeled with the terms “believes,” “belief,” “expects,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “potential,” “should,” “may,” “will,” “plans,” “continue” or other similar expressions to be uncertain and forward-looking.

Forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements related to Ms. Grant’s ability to strategically advance the Company, achieve new levels of growth and success, strengthen the Company’s position as a leading producer of cannabis in the Nevada cannabis market, assist the Company in achieving its financial objectives, accelerate the Company’s momentum or produce significant results; expectation of continued financial performance growth of the Company; statements relating to the Company’s position as a leader in the Nevada cannabis market and anticipated sales and record revenue; the Company’s leadership as a cannabis cultivator, producer, innovator and full-service brand fulfillment partner; and the production of a wide range of products for the nation’s top-performing brands.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, the “Cautionary Statement regarding Forward-Looking Information” section contained the Company’s management’s discussion and analysis for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021 (the “MD&A”). All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. The forward-looking statements contained herein are also subject generally to assumptions and risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in the Company’s public securities filings with the Canadian securities commissions, including the Company’s MD&A. Although Flower One has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, there can be other factors that cause results, performance or achievements not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended.

Although the Company believes that any forward-looking information and statements herein are reasonable, in light of the use of assumptions and the significant risks and uncertainties inherent in such information and statements, there can be no assurance that any such forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, and accordingly readers are advised to rely on their own evaluation of such risks and uncertainties and should not place undue reliance upon such forward-looking information and statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this release. Flower One disclaims and does not undertake any intention or obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

NEITHER THE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE NOR THEIR REGULATIONS SERVICES PROVIDER HAVE REVIEWED OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

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CONTACT: Flower One Investor Relations

ir@flowerone.comKellen O’Keefe, President & CEO

702.660.7775Flower One Media

media@flowerone.com

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SOURCE: Flower One Holdings Inc.

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