Verano Opening Marco Island’s First Cannabis Dispensary, MÜV Marco Island
- MÜV Marco Island is positioned off Collier Boulevard, one of two main access points to the island, on Bald Eagle Drive, a thoroughfare with an average daily traffic count of 14,200 vehicles1
- The dispensary is positioned in the heart of Marco Island’s shopping and dining district, within walking distance of the island’s bustling Town Center
CHICAGO, April 1, 2022 - Verano Holdings Corp., a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced the opening of Marco Island’s first cannabis dispensary, MÜV Marco Island, the Company’s 44th location statewide. MÜV Marco Island, located at 695 Bald Eagle Drive, will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, April 1st at 9 a.m. local time.
As the first medical cannabis dispensary in the island community of more than 15,700 residents2, MÜV Marco Island is situated in a popular tourist area. Marco Island, Naples and the Everglades welcomed 175,000 visitors in February 2022 - including 24,000 Floridians - an increase of 10,000 tourists versus February 20213.
“We’re thrilled to open Marco Island’s first cannabis dispensary, where our compassionate team will have the honor of serving a dynamic patient community comprised of area residents and visitors alike,” said John Tipton, President of Verano. “MÜV Marco Island’s convenient location will complement our nearby MÜV Bonita Springs dispensary, enabling us to adequately serve the growing number of Marco Island and Naples area patients and visitors for years to come.”
As a demonstration of their 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. For additional convenience and accessibility, patients can choose to order ahead at muvfl.com for express in-store pickup or take advantage of home delivery service that is available across the state within a 20-mile radius of MÜV storefronts.
MÜV offers one-on-one virtual and in-store consultations at no cost to the patient. MÜV’s comprehensive product selection includes MÜV Wana Soft Chew 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.
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 premium, innovative cannabis products sold under its trusted portfolio of consumer brands, including Verano™, Avexia™, Encore™, and MÜV™. Verano’s portfolio encompasses 15 U.S. states, with active operations in 12, including 12 production facilities comprising over 1,000,000 square feet of cultivation. Verano designs, builds, and operates dispensaries under retail brands including Zen Leaf™ and MÜV™, delivering a superior cannabis shopping experience in both medical and adult-use markets. Learn more at www.verano.com.
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