Essence, Las Vegas’ largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation, is announce this month that it was awarded a record number of new dispensary licenses in the state of Nevada, one of the only limited license, adult-use cannabis markets in the U.S.
Essence applied for and was awarded eight licenses total, giving the Company retail expansion across the State, including: Sparks, Carson City, Reno, Clark County (qty. 2), City of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and the City of Henderson.
“We’re honored to be awarded eight new dispensary licenses by the state of Nevada,” said Essence co-founder Armen Yemenidjian. “This solidifies our position in a market that sees over 40 million visitors a year and we look forward to the opportunity to continue serving customers and patients in both Northern and Southern Nevada.”
The Essence Las Vegas Strip location was named Business Insider’s number one dispensary in Nevada and top-25 dispensary in the United States; a 17-time Leafly List Winner; top-10 dispensary in Nevada by High Times Magazine, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas.”
The company currently operates three high-traffic locations across the Las Vegas Valley, including the first and only dispensary on the Las Vegas Strip, and two state-of-the-art cultivation and processing facilities, Desert Grown Farms and Cannabiotix NV. Essence, Desert Farms and Cannabiotix NV are owned by Integral Associates, LLC, which recently entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Green Thumb Industries Inc., pending regulatory approvals.