Cansortium Inc. a vertically-integrated, global provider of premium-quality medical cannabis operating under the Fluent™ brand, continues to expand its Florida retail footprint with the opening of the newest Fluent dispensary in a prime location in Melbourne, FL.The new store will represent the Company’s eleventh in Florida, with nineteen more locations expected to be opened or secured by the end of 2019.
The new 1,700 square-foot Melbourne dispensary opening Monday, June 10, is located at 6340 N. Wickham Road. a site which enjoys a daily traffic count of more than 30,000 cars and will serve a population of more than 85,000 residents who live within a five-mile radius. It is currently the only dispensary within a nine-mile radius.
Mark Batievsky, Director of Retail Operations, says, “We are excited to be opening our first location in Brevard County, offering convenient access to our premium cannabis products for all the customers in the area, including the approximately 25,000 veterans and their families who live on or near Patrick Air Force Base.”
Cansortium Chief Executive Officer Jose Hidalgo noted, “Cansortium controls one of only 14 operating licenses granted by Florida – the state with the fastest-growing medical marijuana patient population in the U.S. Each of our sleek, modern Fluent dispensaries is designed to provide a warm, welcoming, professional environment, with knowledgeable staff who carefully guide patients in selecting the right products and who understand the importance of safeguarding patient privacy. We are excited about our plans to continue expanding our Florida dispensary network in order to conveniently serve more Florida residents with our premium-quality, consistently-formulated cannabis products.”
Mr. Hidalgo concluded, “In addition to our steady progress in Florida, we continue to build our business platforms in Texas, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as pursue licensing in several other markets to support future growth.”