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GRAND FORKS, N.D., May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTC: INLB) (Item 9 Labs or the Company), a leader in comfortable cannabis health solutions for the modern consumer, today announced that medical marijuana dispensary Strive Life Grand Forks, a partner following the Company’s Strive Life business model and brand, will officially open on Wednesday, May 22nd, at 1809 13th Avenue North, in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
The operation will offer a diverse inventory of patient-focused products and will be open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Strive Life Grand Forks implements medical marijuana dispensary best practices from across the United States and globally. The dispensary model offered by Item 9 Labs features thoughtfully designed environments for an elevated patient experience.
“Strive Life will offer a diverse inventory of quality products and quality medical cannabis solutions. We received a warm welcome from the Grand Forks community at our soft opening and now we are ready to serve North Dakota patients,” stated Sara Gullickson, CEO of Item 9 Labs.
The invite-only family and friends event on May 17th offered a preview of the high-end retail space before product was introduced. Local government officials and community advocates were also in attendance.
“My passion is people. I believe the most satisfying moments in life come when I can help others and lend a hand when it’s needed most. As trusted providers we look forward to advancing the wellness of patients,” commented Strive Life Grand Forks co-owner Jonathan O’Keefe.
In November 2018, Strive Life Grand Forks received a permit to move forward with the medical marijuana program to obtain a dispensary registration certificate. The operation has a supply agreement with Pure Dakota, LLC, one of two