PARIS, Ontario, July 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emblem Corp. (TSXV:EMC) (TSXV:EMC.WT) (“Emblem” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Emblem Cannabis Corporation, one of Canada’s leading licensed producers, has completed an agreement with the Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis Commission (“AGLC”) to supply the province with high quality cannabis products. Products will be available under Emblem’s new adult-use focused brand, which is expected to be announced shortly.
Emblem is excited to have been selected to bring our adult-use products to Alberta’s recreational cannabis market upon legalization on October 17, 2018. We are looking forward to working together with the AGLC to build the foundation for a safe and responsible marketplace for consumers.
Maria Guest, Chief Marketing Officer with Emblem
With our soon to be announced adult-use cannabis brand, Emblem is ready to meet the needs of Albertans seeking a trusted source of cannabis products, offering a curated range of dried flower and cannabis oils.
“This agreement with the AGLC, our first provincial supply agreement to service the adult-use market, is an exciting milestone for Emblem. It supports our multi-provincial roll-out plan and recent strategic investment in Fire & Flower, which is expected to have a strong presence in the Alberta market,” said Nick Dean, President and CEO of Emblem.
Emblem, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Emblem Cannabis Corporation, is a fully integrated licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis and cannabis derivatives in Canada under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Emblem’s state-of-the-art indoor cannabinoid factory and research and development facility is located in Paris, Ontario. Led by an experienced management team of healthcare executives, accomplished marketing professionals, and cannabis experts, Emblem is focused on driving shareholder value through product innovation, brand relevance, and access to patient and consumer channels. Emblem is also the parent company of GrowWise Health Limited, one of Canada’s leading cannabis education services. Emblem trades under the ticker symbol EMC on the TSX Venture Exchange.