Have A Heart Makes Its Debut In Iowa With Two New Medical Cannabis Dispensaries


Cannabis retailer arrives in the quad city with grand openings in
Council Bluffs and Davenport

a Heart
celebrates the grand openings of its first stores in Iowa.
The company will bring its deep expertise in the medical cannabis
industry to the Council Bluffs and Davenport communities.

“We started as a medical dispensary many years ago, so our team
possesses a core expertise in this area,” said Ryan Kunkel, CEO of Have
a Heart. “Whether they’re living with chronic pain, multiple sclerosis,
or going through palliative cancer care, we’re proud to be able to
provide patients in the Council Bluffs and Davenport communities with
the best cannabis medicine, in a pleasant, non-intimidating environment.”

The Council Bluffs shop is located at 3615 9th avenue, next
to Omaha, NE (across the Missouri River). Davenport is located on 2222 E
53rd Street, off of the I-74 Highway. Kunkel and Ed Mitchell,
Have a Heart’s chief operations officer, attended green-ribbon-cutting
ceremonies for both stores. They were joined by State Rep. Charlie
McConkey and Mayor Matt Walsh from Council Bluffs.

“Patients who have a qualifying illness will no longer have to drive
great distances to get their medicine,” said Council Bluffs’ Mayor Matt
Walsh. “Have a Heart has provided our community with a safe environment
where patients have access to a variety of medical cannabis products.”

Have a Heart was recently rated by High
 as one of the best
cannabis dispensaries
in the United States, and earned the
distinction as Seattle’s top-selling cannabis retailer from the Puget
Sound Business Journal
. The company recently closed $25 million in
series A financing, the largest private financing round for a
pure-play U.S. retail cannabis company to date.

Have a Heart has retail stores across the nation including: Washington,
Hawaii, Oregon, California and now Iowa, with additional stores opening
soon in Ohio. The company has more than eighteen applications
pending, including in five additional states. In addition, it has more
than twenty sites under negotiation with potential merger partners in
another four states.

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About Have a Heart

Have a Heart, founded in Seattle, Wash., in 2011, owns and operates
licensed cannabis retail locations in Washington, California, Hawaii,
Oregon, Iowa and Ohio. The company has robust plans to expand
nationally. Have a Heart employs more than 400 people across the United
States. The company recently established one of the industry’s first
agreements with organized labor, the United Food and Commercial Workers
International Union (UFCW). Have a Heart is recognized for its support
of legislation to promote the safe and compliant growth, manufacturing,
distribution and consumption of cannabis in states that have made it

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Minou Reisinger
E-mail: media@haveaheartcc.com


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