Columbia Care, The Leading Medical Marijuana Operator In The United States, Begins Operations In Pennsylvania

Columbia Care’s Scranton location will be the first of three dispensaries opening in Pennsylvania this year

Scranton, PA – APRIL 10, 2018 – Columbia Care, the largest and highest quality medical marijuana operator in the United States, announced today the opening of its Scranton dispensary at 1740 N Keyser Ave. The dispensary will open to patients on April 16, 2018 and will be the first of three dispensaries Columbia Care opens in Pennsylvania, with two additional locations opening in northeastern Pennsylvania later in 2018. The hours of operation are 10am-6pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8am-4pm on Saturdays. Columbia Care Pennsylvania LLC, is an affiliate of Columbia Care Inc., the nation’s leading medical marijuana company, licensed to operate in ten other highly regulated states, plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

“We are thrilled to serve the patients of Pennsylvania with Scranton leading the way, and are privileged to bring this beautiful facility to the patients of northeastern Pennsylvania.  The team is excited and ready to begin building relationships with patients by providing access to the premium customer service and products that Columbia Care is known for throughout the United States.” said Columbia Care CEO Nicholas Vita. “Our commitment to our patients and the communities we serve is to provide best-in-class products and services, fulfilling our mission of improving patients’ lives.”

The state-of-the-art dispensary encompasses a number of natural design elements and services ensuring an unparalleled patient experience, while offering a comprehensive assortment of medical marijuana products. Consistent with the Company’s national, medically-focused operating model, the Pennsylvania dispensaries are designed to exceed the community’s expectation for quality and convenience.  The facilities are staffed by a dedicated team of specially trained personnel, including a licensed pharmacist, to ensure the utmost level of professionalism, compassion, confidentiality and respect for patients and their conditions. Safety and security is overseen and managed by professionals with law enforcement backgrounds, including a retired PA State Trooper, utilizing industry-leading security measures.  Leveraging its dispensary operating experience and the nation’s largest repository of patient data gathered from its national network, Columbia Care pharmacists provide educational resources and counseling to help patients understand the various formulations and delivery applications to determine the optimal regimen and improve efficacy and outcomes.

To access Columbia Care Pennsylvania’s state-licensed dispensaries, patients must be deemed eligible by a certified practitioner and be registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. State certified patients are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Columbia Care from 10am-6pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8am-4pm on Saturdays, and are welcome to visit our website for additional information Patients can also speak to a Columbia Care Pennsylvania representative at (570) 309-6098 during business hours.

About Columbia Care Inc.

Columbia Care is the nation’s largest and most experienced manufacturer and provider of medical marijuana products and services. The Company is licensed in highly selective and regulated jurisdictions and has completed more than 700,000 successful patient interactions since its inception.  Working in collaboration with some of the most renowned and innovative teaching hospitals and medical centers in the world, Columbia Care is a patient-centered healthcare company setting the standard for compassion, professionalism, quality, caring, and innovation for a rapidly expanding new industry.

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