TORONTO and NEW YORK, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (“iAnthus” or “the Company”), (CSE: IAN)(CSE: IAN.CN)(CNSX: IAN)(OTCQB: ITHUF), which owns, operates, and partners with licensed cannabis operations throughout the United States, announced today that Mayflower Medicinals, Inc. (“Mayflower”) has signed a Host Community Agreement (“HCA”) with the City of Lowell, Massachusetts, to operate a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center located at 450 Chelmsford Street. Lowell, Massachusetts.

Mayflower intends to diligently pursue a Special Permit at the site.  If granted, the dispensary is expected to be one of only two operating dispensaries within the Lowell city limits.

“The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Lowell have abided by high program standards that are firmly focused on patient care and regulatory compliance,” said John Henderson, Chief Development Officer of iAnthus. “Mayflower is honored to have successfully completed its host community agreement with Lowell, which adds significant value to the project by documenting a supportive relationship between the City and the development of the Registered Marijuana Dispensary site.”

Mayflower is a non-profit Massachusetts corporation that has received two provisional licenses to operate Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (“RMDs”) in Massachusetts, with a third RMD application pending before the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (“DPH”). Mayflower is an affiliate of the Company’s wholly-owned Massachusetts management services company, Pilgrim Rock Management, LLC, and Mayflower’s financial operations are consolidated with iAnthus.

The table below presents an overview of the Company’s operations in Massachusetts:

Facility

Status

Location

Approx.

Square

Footage

Population

(Municipality)

Population

(Greater

Metro Area)

Current

Operators

Dispensary

#1

Provisional

License

Boston

1,500

673,000

4,628,000

1

Dispensary

#2

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