DENVER, Aug. 8, 2023 /CNW/ - Schwazze, (OTCQX: SHWZ) (NEO: SHWZ) ("Schwazze" or the "Company"), a multi-state operating cannabis company with assets in Colorado and New Mexico, announces the grand opening of its medical and recreational dispensary, R.Greenleaf Hobbs, which opened on Saturday, August 5, 2023. The new store is located at 1901 Joe Harvey Blvd #130 in Hobbs, NM 88240. Store operating hours are 8a to 11p Monday through Saturday; 8a to 8p on Sunday.
The R.Greenleaf Hobbs store opening continues the Company's expansion throughout New Mexico and comes on the heels of eight additional R.Greenleaf store openings since Schwazze's acquisition of the retail banner in February 2022. This opening along with the recent acquisition of Everest brings Schwazze's total number of New Mexico retail dispensaries to 33. All locations serve the needs of medical patients as well as recreational adult-use consumers.
"We are excited to be a part of the growing cannabis community in New Mexico and to open an additional R.Greenleaf dispensary in the state. The team has been hard at work preparing to serve our customers in and around the city of Hobbs offering a wide variety of quality products serviced by dedicated, knowledgeable staff," said Ken Bair, Senior Vice President of New Mexico Retail.
Since April 2020, Schwazze has acquired, opened, or announced the planned acquisition of 62 cannabis retail dispensaries (bannered as Star Buds, Emerald Fields, R. Greenleaf, Standing Akimbo, and Everest) as well as eight cultivation facilities and three manufacturing plants across Colorado and New Mexico. In May 2021, Schwazze launched its Biosciences division, and in August 2021 it commenced home delivery services in Colorado.
Schwazze (OTCQX: SHWZ NEO: SHWZ) is building a premier vertically integrated regional cannabis company with assets in Colorado and New Mexico and will continue to take its operating system to other states where it can develop a differentiated regional leadership position. Schwazze is the parent company of a portfolio of leading cannabis businesses and brands spanning seed to sale. The Company is committed to unlocking the full potential of the cannabis plant to improve the human condition. Schwazze is anchored by a high-performance culture that combines customer-centric thinking and data science to test, measure, and drive decisions and outcomes. The Company's leadership team has deep expertise in retailing, wholesaling, and building consumer brands at Fortune 500 companies as well as in the cannabis sector. Schwazze is passionate about making a difference in our communities, promoting diversity and inclusion, and doing our part to incorporate climate-conscious best practices.
Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. was Schwazze's former operating trade name. The corporate entity continues to be named Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. Schwazze derives its name from the pruning technique of a cannabis plant to enhance plant structure and promote healthy growth.
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