COPPERSTATE FARMSLicensing Agreement to Bring Global Cannabis Brand and Premium Products to Arizona
May 21, 2019 – OG DNA Genetics (“DNA” or the “Company”), a globally recognized leading cannabis brand, today announced a licensing agreement (the “Agreement”) with Copperstate Farms LLC, a producer and distributor of medical cannabis in the U.S., for the exclusive license to cultivate, manufacture, sell and distribute DNA Genetics branded cannabis products in the State of Arizona.
The Agreement will grant Copperstate Farms license to the DNA brand and access to their proprietary library of award-winning genetics for use at Copperstate Farms cultivation in Snowflake, Arizona. The approximately 1.7 million square-foot facility includes more than 40 acres of glass greenhouses for cultivation.
“Copperstate gives us enough space to do a real breeding project and multiple selections. Their operation will fully showcase the scope of our comprehensives services,” said Don Morris, Co-Founder of DNA. “With adequate space for R&D, we can select new, unique varieties and find that true ‘keeper,’ ensuring that we bring our very best to the Arizona market.”
Copperstate Farms is one of the largest permitted greenhouses in North America dedicated to cannabis and an industry leader in horticulture. The company is devoted to providing patients with a diverse selection of premium products by aligning with brands committed to quality and innovation. Earlier this year, Copperstate Farms forged a partnership with Moxie Seeds & Extracts.
In summer of 2019, Copperstate Farms will launch a first-of-its-kind dispensary retail concept with venues for patients and the public. The multidimensional environment was designed to be an inviting and inclusive space for the community.
For more than 15 years, genetics developed by DNA have won more than 200 awards in all categories at the most prestigious cannabis events around the world, making DNA the global standard in breeding and growing truly best-in-class strains. These awards include the High Times ‘Top 10 Strain of the Year’, which was inducted into The High Times seedbank hall of fame in 2009, the High Times 100 list of the most influential people in the industry and the High Times Trailer Blazers Award, for contributions made towards uniting the fields of entrepreneurship, politics and medicine.
“We are thrilled to welcome DNA Genetics to our house of brands and have them in the greenhouse working hard with our team to bring the best strains to life in Arizona,” said Pankaj Talwar, COO of Copperstate Farms.
About OG DNA Genetics Inc.
DNA was rooted in Los Angeles and founded in Amsterdam in 2004 by Don Morris and Aaron Yarkoni. Over the last decade, the Company has built and curated a seasoned genetic library and developed proven standard operating procedures for genetic selection, breeding, and cultivation. In a world that is increasingly opening up to commercial cannabis activity, DNA is positioned to become the first truly geographically-diversified company with multiple partnerships with top-licensed producers and brands that have built their companies and global presence utilizing the “Powered by DNA” model.
For more information, please visit www.dnagenetics.com.
About Copperstate Farms, LLC:
Copperstate Farms, LLC was founded in 2016 and is a licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis in the United States. The company operates a 1.7-million-square-foot facility and 40-acre greenhouse grow in Snowflake, Arizona.
In addition, Copperstate Farms is the parent company of multiple product suites. These premium medical cannabis brands were thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of Arizona’s diverse patient base with high-caliber, medical-grade cannabis.
Copperstate Farms has developed a first-of-its-kind dispensary retail concept with venues for patients and the public. The multidimensional dispensary model will be implemented in 2019 with locations in Tempe and Sun City, Arizona.
Copperstate Farms is dedicated to bringing growth to the local and state economy through the hiring of local laborers, material suppliers, and contractors. For more information, visit CopperstateFarms.com.