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Milestone: Trulieve celebrates opening of 100th Florida dispensary in hometown of Tallahassee

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Florida’s capital city is where Trulieve opened its first retail location and will be home to its 100th dispensary in the state

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) (“Trulieve” or “the Company”), the largest multi-state operator (MSO) in the United States, announced the opening of its 100th dispensary in the state of Florida. The location is in Tallahassee, Florida, where Trulieve opened its first store, and was formerly branded as Harvest House of Cannabis. Trulieve hosted a ribbon cutting and began serving patients at this location at 8:30 am on Tuesday, October 19 and will celebrate the milestone at all locations statewide.

Trulieve invites the Tallahassee community to join the celebration of its 100th Florida dispensary opening with all-day deals, music, free swag, and brand partner giveaways. All registered patients — from those new to Trulieve to the dedicated Truliever community — will receive 25% off total purchase as well as a free edible product with orders over $100 at the new Tallahassee dispensary on opening day.

ANNOUNCING: Trulieve Tallahassee Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
WHERE: 1800 W Tennessee Street, Suite 1, Tallahassee, Florida 32304
WHEN: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 8:30 am

The celebration will continue statewide at the Company’s additional 99 dispensaries, including another location in Tallahassee, the first ever medical marijuana treatment center (MMTC) in Florida. Each location across the state reflects Trulieve’s commitment to expanding and ensuring direct, reliable access to medical cannabis for Florida’s growing patient base.

“Tallahassee is where we opened our first dispensary and where we’re proud to open our 100th in Florida,” said Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve. “Trulieve was the first licensee in the state of Florida approved to cultivate medical marijuana, first in the state approved to dispense, and first to open a dispensary, right here in Tallahassee. As the site of many important firsts and milestones for our company, Tallahassee has always been and will continue to be central to the Trulieve success story.”

In 2015, Trulieve was among the first five Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTCs) in Florida to receive a license to cultivate, was the first with approval to begin growing cannabis plants, approval to go into production, and approval to sell medical marijuana products in Florida. The Company followed with a long line of firsts, almost all of which took place at the Company’s flagship store in Tallahassee: the first sale of medical cannabis in the state, first home delivery, first sale of edibles, first sale of smokable cannabis, first to market with concentrates produced via hydrocarbon extraction, and now the first MMTC in Florida to reach 100 locations.

“This is a day of celebration, not only for Trulieve, but for our communities and patients across Florida,” said Rivers. “From day one, we’ve been driven by the opportunity to create positive economic impact, support local philanthropic organizations, and improve the everyday lives of our patients, employees and communities. Tallahassee, Gadsden County, and the surrounding communities have been instrumental to Trulieve’s story, and we’re excited to continue honoring those relationships and growing with the community.”

On October 7, 2021, Trulieve was recognized by the United Way of the Big Bend, receiving its annual Business Partner of the Year award. “The United Way of the Big Bend is honored to give Trulieve our annual award for Neighboring County Business Partner of the Year,” said United Way of the Big Bend Board Chairman Dr. Jim Murdaugh. “This award is presented to one of our business partners who has gone above and beyond in their philanthropy to support the Mission, Vision and Goals of our United Way. As the largest private employer in Gadsden County, Trulieve impacts the neighbors we serve and provides economic opportunity and growth.”

In stores and online, patients will find Florida’s largest selection of THC and CBD products in a variety of delivery methods, including edibles, smokable flower, concentrates, tinctures, topical creams, vaporizers, and more. Trulieve also offers statewide home delivery, convenient online ordering and in-store pickup.

For more information, please visit Trulieve.com.

About Trulieve

Trulieve is an industry-leading, vertically-integrated cannabis company and multi-state operator in the U.S. operating in 11 states, with leading market positions in Arizona, Florida, and Pennsylvania. Trulieve is poised for accelerated growth and expansion, building scale in retail and distribution in new and existing markets through its hub strategy. By providing innovative, high-quality products across its brand portfolio, Trulieve delivers optimal customer experiences and increases access to cannabis, helping patients and customers to live without limits. Trulieve is listed on the CSE under the symbol TRUL and trades on the OTCQX market under the symbol TCNNF.

To learn more about Trulieve, visit Trulieve.com.

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Florida Cannabis Festival returns to Mount Dora in November

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Mount Dora is about to get conspicuously mellow once again as the Florida Cannabis Festival returns in early November.

For a second year, Renninger’s Twin Markets will be host to the Festival, assembling a small army of vendors, along food options, live music and cannabis advocacy.

Currently, there are 200 vendors scheduled to table over that weekend.

Live Active Culture’s Seth Kubersky went to last year’s inaugural event and took a bundle of photos to give you a taste of the action.

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Florida-based Trulieve acquires Harvest, creating nationwide cannabis empire

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The $2.1 billion acquisition of Harvest Health & Recreation by Florida cannabis behemoth Trulieve Cannabis Corp. has finally been consummated, creating the largest marijuana company in the U.S., with a combined 149 dispensaries and operations in 11 states.

Harvest has 39 operating shops in five states, including one in Tucson at 2734 E. Grant Road, and was the first operator to sell adult-use marijuana in the state after the Arizona Department of Health Services gave the green light to legal sales in Arizona on Jan. 22.

“We are excited to move forward as part of Trulieve,” Harvest co-founder and CEO Steve White wrote in a recent email to the Weedly. “The combined organization has the resources and talent to continue expanding access to cannabis and deliver outstanding customer experiences.”

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Miami-based Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. announces acquisition of Colombia Dreams Marijuana (CDM)

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MIAMI, Fla. — Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. (OTC:AZFL) advised its shareholders today that a Memorandum of Understanding has been completed and signed for the acquisition of 51% of the total issued and outstanding shares of Colombia Dreams Marijuana (CDM), a Colombian company based out of Ciénaga, Magdalena. CDM is fully licensed in Colombia and dedicated to the cultivation, product manufacturing and distribution of High-CBD Hemp and Medical Marijuana flower, and its many derivative products. Formal acquisition agreements will be signed this week.

Since 2016, CDM (www.cdmcolombia.co) has focused primarily on the research and development of home grown hybrid cannabis plant genetics, keeping the company a step above its local competition. The company has developed hybrid genetics that are testing to some of the highest cannabinoid content levels found anywhere in Colombia.

CDM breeds several strains of hybrid genetics, producing an active fully licensed femenized seed bank in several promising strains and then utilizing the home bred seeds to further develop super mothers and clones customized to the local climate and other environmental factors for their cultivation outdoors. These unique genetics have positioned CDM to become an important supplier of original top-shelf cannabis products that include: Medical Marijuana and High-CBD flower, high cannabinoid content oils, standardized and femenized seeds, food supplements, pain balms, creams, lubricants and cosmetics.

AZFL CEO Ricardo Cortez stated: “I am thrilled to make this announcement as we continue to take important steps towards establishing our company as a leader in the industry with focus on gaining a market share of the emerging markets here in South Florida and overseas. Colombia is an incredibly biodiverse country that possesses the most favorable climate, PH in the water and soil, natural irrigation systems and the perfect light, temperature and humidity mix—mother nature’s kitchen at its finest. These elements are the foundation that make these unique Colombian strains of the highest quality and chemical content found anywhere and the Colombian cannabis crops a step above most of the rest of the world.”

Cortez further expressed: “CDM has built an experienced management team, own all of the most important licenses and production farms and have an active agreement with the National University of Colombia that allows for industry-leading scientists to form part of their research and development team.”

“At CDM we had for some time now been searching for an organization that shares our common vision for the future of the cannabis business in Colombia. I am confident that our combined efforts with the AZFL team will result in the production of innovative cannabis products in Colombia that in turn will develop interesting global markets,” said CDM’s CEO Jairo Danilo Moreno.

Moreno went on to say, “CDM’s production centers are located in Guamo, Tolima and Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta where some of the world’s best cropping locations for cannabis are found with historically proven results. Our properties are in the same region where during the 1970s, Colombia became the largest exporter of native Marijuana strains to the world markets that were not covered then by the laws and regulations that our country has in place today—and has completely legalized the activity.”

About Amazonas Florestal Ltd.

Amazonas Florestal, Ltd.—headquartered in Miami, FL—is a natural resources company dedicated to the research and development of innovative products and projects to process Industrial Hemp into legal cannabinoid concentrations that include High CBD, THC-Free and Delta-8 products. The company also promotes the sustainable management of large tracts of land in the rainforest state of Amazonas, in Brazil, and sustainable projects that promote the certification and sale of carbon credits from the registered preservation of rainforest properties in areas that UN studies reveal to be in danger of extinction.

In 2017, the company shifted gears to concentrate their efforts on growing, harvesting and research and development of Industrial Hemp and related derivative products in the U.S.A. for market both domestically and internationally. In 2021, the company is building a state-of-the-art high CBD Hemp extraction facility in Miami, FL The laboratory titled Green America Laboratories is dedicated to the production of premium bulk T-Free cannabinoid concentrates. Amazonas Florestal’s goal is to become a leader in the field of cannabinoid extractions, serving labs in the USA and overseas that use these distillates as raw material for human and animal health/wellness and beauty products.

Disclaimer: Forward Looking Statements

Forward-looking statements in this release regarding Amazonas Florestal Ltd. are made pursuant to the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the company’s products, increased levels of competition, new products and technological changes, the company’s dependence upon third-party suppliers, intellectual property rights, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company’s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Amazonas Florestal Ltd.

Email: info@azflamerica.com

Website: http://azflamerica.com

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