January 25, 2021 | News release
PHOENIX, Ariz., January 25, 2021 – 4Front Ventures Corp. (CSE: FFNT) (OTCQX: FFNTF) (“4Front” or the “Company“) continues to expand in the Massachusetts market and is pleased to announce that it received approval from the Brookline, Massachusetts Planning Board to start the construction of a new Mission branded dispensary. The location will initially serve adult-use customers and is on track to open in Q2 2021.
4Front’s new dispensary will be located at 1024 Commonwealth Avenue in Brookline, with the storefront opening to Boston proper. The location will serve the Brookline, Allston corridor, a vibrant community within the wider Boston University and Boston metropolitan area. Mission Brookline will carry a full line of 4Front’s high-quality, adult-use cannabis brands and products, including flower, extracts, edibles, and vapes. Mission’s expertly trained staff will be available to ensure an informative, welcoming, and inclusive experience for all consumers. Adult-use customers will be able to browse live inventory, place online orders and pickup orders in-store.
4Front already has a strong foothold in Massachusetts, having received approval for adult-use cannabis sales at its Mission facilities in Georgetown beginning in August 2020. Shortly thereafter, the Company’s Mission dispensary and cultivation/processing facilities in Worcester, Massachusetts were granted authorization to commence adult-use retail and production operations in September 2020.
“We are thrilled to begin construction on our third location in Massachusetts that will help to meet robust consumer demand for high-quality cannabis products in the state,” said Derek Stewart, VP Retail Operations, Mission Dispensaries, MA. “We again want to thank Senior Planner, Maria Morelli and members of the Town’s Planning and Zoning Boards for their ongoing advocacy of our future Mission Dispensary in the Town of Brookline. As anyone who has worked to open a cannabis business in Massachusetts will tell you, the road to welcoming your first guest is a long one – and the receipt of a Special Use Permit is nothing short of a milestone. Not only has Brookline granted our Special Use Permit, but have done so with unanimous approval. We look forward to becoming good neighbors serving Brookline and the Greater Boston area soon!”
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About 4Front Ventures Corp.
4Front (CSE: FFNT) (OTCQX: FFNTF) is a national multi-state cannabis operator and retailer, with a market advantage in mass-produced, low-cost quality branded cannabis products. 4Front manufactures and distributes a portfolio of over 25 cannabis brands including Marmas, Crystal Clear, Funky Monkey, Pebbles, and the Pure Ratios wellness collection, distributed through retail outlets and their chain of strategically positioned Mission branded dispensaries.
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, 4Front has operations in Illinois, Massachusetts, California, Michigan, and Washington state. From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience, 4Front’s team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain. For more information, visit 4Front’s website www.4frontventures.com.
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