Ayr Wellness Announces Opening of Two New Retail Locations in Florida

MIAMI, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ayr Wellness Inc. (CSE: AYR.A, OTCQX: AYRWF) (“Ayr” or the “Company”), a leading vertically integrated U.S. multi-state cannabis operator (“MSO”), today announced that it has opened two new retail locations in Florida in Tarpon Springs and Orlando.

“We are excited to begin 2023 by welcoming customers to our newest locations in Ayr’s home state of Florida,” said David Goubert, President at Ayr. “2022 was a year of tremendous growth for Ayr in Florida and we look forward to building on that momentum and creating lasting relationships with even more customers in the year ahead.”

The Tarpon Springs store features 3,470 sq. ft. of retail space and is located in a highly populated, residential area near popular destinations including downtown Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Sponge Docks and Tarpon Square. The Orlando Turkey Lake location, featuring 4,800 sq. ft. of retail space, is near the world-class Orange County Convention Center and Orlando’s renowned surrounding hotels, theme parks and attractions.

Both stores feature the AYR retail design concept and operate under the Liberty Health Sciences banner. The new stores will offer many of Ayr’s national brands and products and feature a “bud bar,” providing customers with a sensory experience showcasing samples of whole flower strains currently available for purchase.

The Tarpon Springs store is located in Pinellas County on Florida’s central Gulf Coast at 41680 US Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689. The Orlando store is located in the Orlando Metropolitan Area in Orange County at 7720 Turkey Lake Rd. #104, Orlando, FL 32819.

Florida has more than 778,000 registered patients enrolled in its medical marijuana program as of January 2, per Florida OMMU, and has generated $2.4 billion in legal cannabis sales in 2022, as of September, per BDSA.

To learn more about Ayr Wellness or to locate your nearest dispensary visit www.ayrwellness.com.

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About Ayr Wellness Inc.
Ayr is an expanding vertically integrated, U.S. multi-state cannabis operator. Based on the belief that everything starts with the quality of the plant, the Company’s mission is to cultivate the finest quality cannabis at scale and deliver remarkable experiences to its customers every day.

Ayr’s leadership team brings proven expertise in growing successful businesses through disciplined operational and financial management, and is committed to driving positive impact for customers, employees and the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.ayrwellness.com.

Company/Media Contact:
Robert Vanisko
VP, Corporate Communications
T: (786) 885-0397
Email: robert.vanisko@ayrwellness.com

Investor Relations Contact:
Sean Mansouri, CFA
Elevate IR
T: (720) 330-2829
Email: IR@ayrwellness.com

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Source: Ayr Wellness Inc.