CHICAGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Green Thumb Industries Inc. (“Green Thumb”) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, today announced the grand opening of COOKIES on the Strip (formerly Essence on the Strip), in Las Vegas on May 14. The company previously announced an exclusive partnership with COOKIES, an international cannabis brand, making this the first COOKIES store in Nevada. The retail location will sell the acclaimed portfolio of Cookies, Lemonnade, Runtz, Minntz, Powerzzzup Genetics, Collins Ave, Run The Jewels and Grandiflora products in the brand’s signature blue retail environment.
Based in the Bay Area, COOKIES was founded by prolific rapper and entrepreneur Berner, along with his partner Jai, a highly respected cannabis cultivator and breeder. With the opening of COOKIES’ first location in Nevada, on the iconic Strip, this adds to the growing international footprint of COOKIES locations. Berner will be onsite for the grand opening, along with Rick Ross, the official COOKIES bus and other appearances by special guests.
“I want to thank the whole team over at Green Thumb for our partnership and trust in our vision,” said Berner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cookies. “We have such a special menu selected for the opening and new genetics being created just for this location. This is a legendary life goal play and it truly complements the growth of Cookies. I’ll see you guys on the Strip.”
Green Thumb’s Essence and Rise™ retail locations in Las Vegas, Henderson, Spanish Springs and Carson City will also offer COOKIES products including popular favorites such as London Pound Cake 75, Gary Payton and Cereal Milk.
“We are thrilled to open the first Cookies store in Nevada in partnership with Berner, Jai and their visionary team,” said Green Thumb Founder