Pending Regulatory Approvals, New Store Will Become Fifth BEYOND / HELLO™ Location in the Prairie State
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jushi Holdings Inc. (“Jushi” or the “Company”) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, announced that its partner, Northern Cardinal Ventures, LLC (“Northern Cardinal”), was awarded a conditional retail dispensary license in Illinois via the state’s lottery process. Jushi is an operational and 49% equity partner in Northern Cardinal. Pending regulatory approvals, the new dispensary will operate under Jushi’s retail brand, BEYOND / HELLO™, and would be the fifth BEYOND / HELLO™ location in Illinois.
The dispensary location is designated for the Peoria Bureau of Labor Statistics region in the urban heart of the Prairie State. Today, the region includes the City of Peoria, offering big city amenities with the flavor of small town hospitality and includes destinations such as Louisville Slugger Sports Complex, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria Zoo, Doug Oberhelman Caterpillar Visitors Center, the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, bars, restaurants, nightlife and more than seven miles of trails. Located along the Illinois River, Peoria is located halfway between Chicago and St. Louis and is accessible via major interstates. In addition, the city’s international airport