Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ Dispensaries, today announced it will open Rise Bloomfield, the Company’s third store in New Jersey and 65th in the nation. Profits from the first day of sales will be donated to the Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to Bloomfield youth, including scholarship funds, toy drives and summer youth programs.
“We are excited to open Rise Bloomfield, our third store in New Jersey, as we continue to see sweeping acceptance for cannabis throughout the nation and specifically the East Coast,” said Green Thumb Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ben Kovler. “Community is at the core of Green Thumb, and with each new store opening we have the opportunity to make a positive community impact. We are happy to donate our first day profits to the Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation, who are providing developmental opportunities to local youth.”
“Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation is honored to receive first day proceeds from the opening of Rise Bloomfield. Donations like these allow our organization to provide services to even more community members and gives us the opportunity to further build on our college scholarship fund for local Bloomfield students, as well as other initiatives like backpack giveaways and toy drives,” said George Ricci, President of Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation.