NEW YORK and TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2021 /CNW/ – TerrAscend Corp. (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”) (CSE: TER) (OTCQX: TRSSF), a leading North American cannabis operator, today announced that it has received pre-qualification approval for cultivation, processing and retail licenses from the state of Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency pursuant to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. The pre-qualification approval represents TerrAscend’s successful completion of the most comprehensive portion of the State’s licensing and regulatory approval process. The pre-qualification approval is a key closing condition for TerrAscend’s previously announced acquisition of Gage Growth Corp.(“Gage”) (the “Transaction”). The Transaction will close as soon as possible after receipt of the applicable shareholder, court and other regulatory approvals and satisfaction or waiver of all other conditions in the definitive arrangement agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”).
Our prequalification is an important step as we progress towards closing the acquisition of Gage in a timely manner.
Jason Wild, Executive Chairman of TerrAscend
Upon closing, our combined company will bring together strong cultivation, processing capabilities, brands and retail networks to execute on the significant opportunities ahead.
Upon completion of the Transaction, the combined business will have operations in 5 states and Canada, including 7 cultivation and processing facilities and 23 operating dispensaries serving both medical and adult-use cannabis markets in the U.S. and Canada.
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TerrAscend is a leading North American cannabis operator with vertically integrated operations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California, licensed cultivation and processing operations in Maryland and licensed production in Canada. TerrAscend operates an award-winning chain of The Apothecarium dispensary retail locations as well as scaled cultivation, processing, and manufacturing facilities on both the East and West coasts. TerrAscend’s best-in-class cultivation and manufacturing practices yield consistent, high-quality cannabis, providing industry-leading product selection to both the medical and legal adult-use market. The Company owns several synergistic businesses and brands, including The Apothecarium, Ilera Healthcare, Kind Tree, Prism, State Flower, Valhalla Confections, and Arise Bioscience Inc. For more information, visit www.terrascend.com.