NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
One of only 17 large-scale Level I cultivation licenses granted after highly selective award process
State-of-the-art cultivation facility receives Certificate of Operation to begin supplying state licensed distributors and manufacturers in the seventh most populous US market with pharmaceutical-quality cannabis
Columbia Care Inc. (“Columbia Care” or the “Company”) (NEO: CCHW, OTC: COLXF), one of the largest fully-integrated operators in the global medical cannabis industry with licenses in 15 jurisdictions across the US and the EU, today announced that it has begun operations in Ohio with the opening of its Level I cultivation facility in Mt. Orab. As one of only 17 provisionally licensed Level I cultivators in the state of Ohio and one of nine with a Department of Commerce Certificate of Operation, Columbia Care’s 56,000 square foot facility will utilize the maximum available cultivation space permitted under state regulation as the Company intends to become vertically-integrated in Ohio through management of several dispensaries and manufacturing operations.
Through its unique site identification and optimization model, the Company selected the Brown County location for its attractive labor market and proximity to the underserved, southern part of the state, allowing Columbia Care’s cultivation facility to be ideally positioned to supply high-quality cannabis