- Zen Leaf Pittsburgh McKnight is the Company’s 17th affiliated dispensary and sixth retail location in the greater Pittsburgh area, joining existing local outlets in Cranberry, Monroeville, New Kensington, Pittsburgh Robinson and Washington
- The dispensary is based in Allegheny County, the second largest county in Pennsylvania with a population of over 1.2 million1
- Verano’s active operations span 13 states, comprised of 128 dispensaries and 13 cultivation and processing facilities with more than 1 million square feet of cultivation capacity
CHICAGO, May 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) (“Verano” or the “Company”), a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced the grand opening of Zen Leaf Pittsburgh McKnight, located at 4778 McKnight Road, on Friday, May 26, following a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Zen Leaf Pittsburgh McKnight, the Company’s 17th affiliated Pennsylvania dispensary and 128th location nationwide, will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., local time.
Zen Leaf Pittsburgh McKnight is located in Allegheny County, the second most densely populated county in the Commonwealth. The McKnight location adds another convenient outlet for Pittsburgh area patients, complementing the Company’s existing affiliated Zen Leaf dispensaries in Cranberry, Monroeville, New Kensington, Pittsburgh Robinson and Washington.
“We’re thrilled to welcome patients at Zen Leaf Pittsburgh McKnight, our 17th affiliated dispensary location in the Commonwealth, as we further strengthen our footprint in this core Verano market,” said George Archos, Verano Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to serving the North Pittsburgh community at Zen Leaf McKnight, where our compassionate team will provide superior hospitality, patient-centric care and a wide variety of premium products for area patients.”
Zen Leaf Pittsburgh McKnight will offer a suite of cannabis therapeutics, including the Company’s signature Verano Reserve and Essence flower, concentrates and vapes, Savvy flower and extracts, and Avexia RSO cannabis oil. For additional convenience and accessibility, patients can choose to order ahead at ZenLeafDispensaries.com for express in-store or curbside pickup.
For more information about Zen Leaf medical cannabis dispensaries, visit ZenLeafDispensaries.com.
Verano is a leading, vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator in the U.S., devoted to the ongoing improvement of communal wellness by providing responsible access to regulated cannabis products. With a mission to address vital health and wellness needs, Verano produces a comprehensive suite of high-quality, innovative cannabis products sold under its trusted portfolio of consumer brands, including Verano™, MÜV™, Savvy™, BITS™, Encore™, and Avexia™. Verano’s portfolio encompasses 14 U.S. states, with active operations in 13, including 14 production facilities comprising over 1,000,000 square feet of cultivation capacity. Verano designs, builds, and operates dispensaries under retail brands including Zen Leaf™ and MŪV™, delivering a superior cannabis shopping experience in both medical and adult use markets. Learn more at www.verano.com.
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1 Source: U.S. Census Bureau