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Fire & Flower Branded Stores Receive Ontario Retail Operator Licences and Store Authorizations

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EDMONTON , March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. ("Fire & Flower" or the "Company") (FAF.V), today announced stores operating under the Fire & Flower brand in Ottawa and Kingston have received both Retail Operator Licences and Retail Store Authorizations from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (the "AGCO").

The store agreements with Ontario licence holders were previously announced by Fire & Flower on February 19, 2019 .

"The store licence holders in Ottawa and Kingston worked closely with Fire & Flower's retail and operations teams to obtain the store licenses and authorizations," shared Trevor Fencott , Chief Executive Officer of Fire & Flower. "This announcement demonstrates Fire & Flower's ability to rapidly open new markets as we expand our brand across Canada ."

About Fire & Flower
Fire & Flower is a leading purpose-built, independent adult-use cannabis retailer poised to capture significant Canadian market share. The Company guides consumers through the complex world of cannabis through education-focused, best-in-class retailing while the HiFyre digital platform connects consumers with cannabis products. The Company's leadership team combines extensive experience in the cannabis industry with strong capabilities in retail operations.

Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. owns all issued and outstanding shares in Fire & Flower Inc., a licensed cannabis retailer in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan and consultant to Fire & Flower-branded retail locations in province of Ontario .

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SOURCE Fire & Flower Holdings Corp.


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