Premium cannabis company VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V: VIVO) (OTCQX: VVCIF) this morning announced that it has made a $1.25 million strategic investment in Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp., a longstanding retail champion of cannabis culture. Per the update, the investment is intended to facilitate Friendly Stranger’s aggressive cannabis retail expansion plans, including its goal of bringing multiple retail stores to the Canadian market. “VIVO is focused on expanding capacity and increasing production capability to help meet the growing demand for cannabis among recreational users,” Barry Fishman, CEO of VIVO, stated in the news release. “Friendly Stranger has been an iconic brand in the Canadian cannabis sector for more than 25 years and we believe trusted retailers are integral to showcasing our premium family of brands, including Canna Farms, Fireside, and Lumina. We have actively sought strategic partnerships with retailers to establish strong relationships with existing and future leaders in the cannabis industry. We look forward to working with Friendly Stranger to advance their premium adult-use cannabis retail strategy in Ontario and throughout Canada.”
To view the full press release, visit http://ibn.fm/tVEqo
About VIVO Cannabis
VIVO, based in Napanee, Ontario, is recognized for trusted, premium cannabis products and services. It holds production and sales licenses from Health Canada and operates world-class indoor cultivation facilities with proprietary plant-growing technology at its Canna Farms facility in Hope, B.C., and at its Vanluven facility in Napanee, Ontario. VIVO has a collection of premium brands targeting unique customer segments, including Beacon Medical, Fireside, Canna Farms and Lumina. The Company is significantly expanding its production capacity and distribution channels; growing its domestic medical cannabis platform, including Harvest Medicine, its patient-centric, highly scalable network of specialty medical cannabis clinics and services; promoting production and cultivation innovation and pursuing partnership and product development opportunities; and actively focusing on growth in select international markets, including Germany and Australia. VIVO has a healthy balance sheet and is well-positioned to accelerate its growth in Canada and internationally. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.VIVOCannabis.com
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