Dispensary Roundup: COOKIES, High Tide, Unity Rd., Deep Six, Highway Horticulture, Planet 13, Native Nations, Cannabis Outlet, Skooma Each Open Stores Ahead Of July 4 Weekend

COOKIES Cuts The Ribbon On Its First-Ever 'Superstore' In Santa Ana,

brand COOKIES, founded by Gilbert Anthony Milam Jr., AKA Berner, inaugurated its first-ever superstore in Santa Ana, California.

The 11,000-square-foot shop, which opened last Saturday, is located at 1821 Newport Circle.

It features two new exclusive drops, Paveand and Day Day and other products from its full range of brands, including  Lemonnade, Collins Ave, Grandiflora, Minntz, Powerzzzup, Runtz and Run The Jewels.

High Tide Opens Two More Canna Cabana Stores, Boosts Retail Footprint In Ontario And Alberta

High Tide Inc (TSXV: HITI) (NASDAQ: HITI) (FRA:2LYA) is continuing to build on its retail streak with two new locations in Ontario and Alberta, bringing the total number of its shops in Canada to 89.

The new Canna Cabana stores – located at 949 Fort William Rd. in Thunder Bay and 1328 Mayor Magrath Dr. S in Lethbridge – kicked off of recreational cannabis, the company reported Tuesday.

"As pandemic-related restrictions ease in Ontario, we look forward to ramping up our growth in Canada's largest province with additional store openings expected very soon," said Raj Grover, president and CEO of the Calgary-based company.

Unity Rd. Opens First U.S. Franchise In Boulder, Colorado

Unity Rd., the cannabis dispensary franchise from Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTCQX: INLB), announced the launch of its first franchise shop in Boulder, Colorado on Tuesday.

The franchise is owned and operated by the Boulder-based father-son-team Bruce and Nate Wetzel.

Unity Rd.'s chief franchise officer Mike Weinberger said they have been waiting for this moment for years.

"We founded Unity Rd. – a cannabis dispensary franchise – with the mission of keeping dispensary ownership and the wealth that comes along with it, local," Weinberger explained.

Nate Wetzel said that teaming up with Unity Rd. saved them from the "school of hard knocks" and digging into cannabis franchises.

"We felt most comfortable with Unity Rd," Wetzel said, adding that its team has "a depth of history on both the retail and cultivation side with awards to back them up."

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