Curaleaf Receives DTC Eligibility

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf" or the "Company"), a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, today announced it has obtained eligibility with The Depository Trust Company ("DTC") for its shares listed on the OTCQX. DTC is a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, a U.S. company that manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies. DTC eligibility provides cost benefits for investors and brokers trading in our securities in the United States.

"Receiving DTC eligibility will allow for a more friendly trading experience for our current and future shareholders," said Joseph Lusardi, CEO of Curaleaf. "Shareholders of Curaleaf will now be able to electronically transfer shares between brokerages in the U.S. and with this improved access to our shares, we expect a positive impact to the liquidity and demand for our stock."

About Curaleaf Holdings
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. is the leading vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator in the United States. It is a high-growth cannabis company with a national brand known for quality, trust and reliability. The company is positioned in highly populated, limited-license states, and currently operates in 12 states with 48 dispensaries, 13 cultivation sites and 12 processing sites. Curaleaf has the executive expertise and research and development capabilities to provide leading service, selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets, as well as in the CBD category through its Curaleaf Hemp brand and Bido brand for pets.

Investor Contact:
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.
Daniel Foley, VP of Corporate Finance & IR
dfoley@curaleaf.com

Media Contact:
Teneo
Megan Bishop, SVP
media@curaleaf.com

Forward Looking Statements
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