Harvest Health to acquire only licensed cannabis dispensary in Arizona

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Harvest Health & Recreation Inc.

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HARV, +10.81%

said Monday it is acquiring the only licensed cannabis dispensary in Arizona. The company said it is acquiring Leaf Life in a deal that includes the dispensary, which is located in Casa Grande. “Arizona is the third largest medicinal cannabis market in the United States, yet too many in our communities still do not have adequate access to dispensaries that offer the high-quality medicinal products and expert staff required to improve patient education and treatment outcomes,” said Harvest Executive Chairman Jason Vedadi. The stock was not yet active premarket, but has gained 14.8% in 2019, while the S&P 500

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has gained 19.3%.

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