Verano Announces the Opening of MÜV Zephyrhills, the Company’s 67th Florida Location and 127th Retail Location Nationwide
MÜV Zephyrhills is located at 5230 6th Street near U.S. Route 301, a busy highway with an average daily traffic count of up to 19,500 vehicles1
The dispensary is based in Pasco County, a growing region with a population of over 584,0002
Verano’s active operations span 13 states, comprised of 127 dispensaries and 14 cultivation and processing facilities with more than 1 million square feet of cultivation capacity
CHICAGO, May 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) (“Verano” or the “Company”), a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced the opening of MÜV Zephyrhills on Friday, May 19 – the Company’s 67th Florida dispensary and 127th retail outlet nationwide. MÜV Zephyrhills, located at 5230 6th Street, is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., local time.
According to Florida’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use, there are currently over 816,000 qualified medical cannabis patients in the state. Florida medical cannabis sales are projected to potentially reach $2.6 billion by 2027, as reported by MJBiz Factbook 2023.
“As Florida’s medical cannabis program continues to grow, MÜV Zephyrhills provides another convenient dispensary for the region’s expanding medical cannabis community,” said John Tipton, President of Verano. “We’re thrilled to add MÜV Zephyrhills to our growing Florida footprint, where our dedicated team of compassionate cannabis advisors will offer our premium suite of cannabis products for years to come.”
As a demonstration of Verano’s commitment to provide a convenient and reliable experience for Florida patients, MÜV dispensaries feature online menus for effortless browsing of their extensive, award-winning product selection, including the Company’s signature Verano Reserve, MÜV and Sweet Supply flower, Encore edibles, and Savvy flower and extracts. The Company also offers one-on-one virtual and in-store consultations at no cost to patients and provides patient-centric concierge services via phone, email, web chat and text to address patient questions and inquiries. For additional convenience and accessibility, patients can choose to order ahead at muvfl.com or through the MÜV mobile application available in the Google Play and Apple App stores for express in-store pickup.
MÜV’s comprehensive product selection includes edibles, chocolates and lozenges, flower, pre-rolls, an array of vaporizer pens, concentrates, metered-dose inhalers, topicals and oral sprays; along with patented encapsulation formulations in its EnCaps™ capsules, tinctures, 72-hour transdermal patches and transdermal gels.
For more information about MÜV Zephyrhills medical cannabis dispensary, visit muvfl.com.
Verano is a leading, vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator in the U.S., devoted to the ongoing improvement of communal wellness by providing responsible access to regulated cannabis products. With a mission to address vital health and wellness needs, Verano produces a comprehensive suite of high-quality, innovative cannabis products sold under its trusted portfolio of consumer brands, including Verano™, MÜV™, Savvy™, BITS™, Encore™, and Avexia™. Verano’s portfolio encompasses 14 U.S. states, with active operations in 13, including 14 production facilities comprising over 1,000,000 square feet of cultivation capacity. Verano designs, builds, and operates dispensaries under retail brands including Zen Leaf™ and MŪV™, delivering a superior cannabis shopping experience in both medical and adult use markets. Learn more at www.verano.com.
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1 Florida Department of Transportation
2 United States Census Bureau