Harvest Upgrades to OTCQX Best Market for Better Investor Visibility
Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (CSE: HARV) (OTCQX: HTHHF), a vertically integrated public cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., announced that is has qualified for, and is trading on, the OTCQX Best Market. Harvest Health & Recreation (Harvest) upgraded to the higher visibility OTCQX Best Market and is trading under the symbol “HTHHF.”
“Trading on the OTCQX Best Market is an important milestone for Harvest,” said Harvest CEO Steve White. “Trading on OTCQX provides us with better investor visibility and more opportunities for our global investors. We look forward to using the OTCQX to continue penetrating into competitive markets and connect with a more diverse network of potential investors.”
“Since day one of going public, one of our goals has been to move onto the OTCQX. Harvest is one of the fastest growing companies in one of the fastest growing industries in the world, and OTCQX will allow us to continue harnessing that momentum,” said Harvest Chairman Jason Vedadi. “Working up the investor ladder as a cannabis company is a monumental task, and we are excited to continue making strides towards becoming the biggest cannabis brand in the world.”
Harvest currently holds over 60 licenses across 12 states in the U.S., employs more than 525 employees, stands as one of the largest multi-state operators in the cannabis industry, and is one of the only consistently profitable cannabis companies in North America.
Harvest was sponsored for OTCQX by Anthony L.G., PLLC, a qualified third-party firm responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and recommending membership.
About Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc.:
Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. is one of the first consistently profitable, vertically integrated cannabis companies with one of the largest footprints in the U.S. Harvest’s complete vertical solution includes industry-leading cultivation, manufacturing, and retail facilities, construction, real estate, technology, operational, and brand building expertise — leveraging in-house legal, HR and marketing teams, along with proven experts in writing and winning state-based applications. The company has more than 525 employees with proven experience, expertise and knowledge of in-house best practices that are drawn upon whenever Harvest enters new markets. Harvest’s executive team is comprised of leaders in finance, compliance, real estate and operations. Since its founding in 2011, Harvest has grown its footprint every year and now has more than 60 licenses in 12 states, with planned expansion into additional states by 2020. Harvest shares timely updates and releases as part of its regular course of business with the media and the interested public. Harvest trades publicly on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) under the ticker: “HARV” and on the OTCQX Best Market under the symbol “HTHHF.” For more information, visit: https://www.harvestinc.com/.
This press release contains statements which constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of Harvest with respect to future business activities. Forward-looking information is often identified by the words “may,” “would,” “could,” “should,” “will,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect” or similar expressions and include information regarding: (i) expectations regarding the size of the U.S. cannabis market, (ii) the ability of the Company to successfully achieve its business objectives, (iii) plans for expansion of Harvest, and (iv) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors.
Investors are cautioned that forward-looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflects Harvest management’s expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Although Harvest believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable, such information involves risks and uncertainties, and undue reliance should not be placed on such information, as unknown or unpredictable factors could have material adverse effects on future results, performance or achievements of the Company. Among the key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information are the following: the potential impact of an announcement of a going public transaction on relationships, including with regulatory bodies, employees, suppliers, customers and competitors; changes in general economic, business and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; and in particular in the ability of the Company to raise debt and equity capital in the amounts and at the costs that it expects; adverse changes in the public perception of cannabis; decreases in the prevailing prices for cannabis and cannabis products in the markets that the Company operates in; adverse changes in applicable laws; or adverse changes in the application or enforcement of current laws, including those related to taxation; the inability to locate and acquire suitable companies, properties and assets necessary to execute on the Company’s business plans; and increasing costs of compliance with extensive government regulation. This forward-looking information may be affected by risks and uncertainties in the business of Harvest and market conditions.
Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking information prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Although Harvest has attempted to identify important risks, uncertainties and factors which could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be others that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Harvest does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update this forward-looking information except as otherwise required by applicable law.