4Front Ventures Corp. Expands Brand Portfolio and California Reach, Closes Accretive Acquisition of Island Cannabis Co.  

Acquisition combines premier California brand with 4Front’s state-of-the-art Commerce, California manufacturing facility

PHOENIX, April 26, 2022 – 4Front Ventures Corp. (CSE: FFNT) (OTCQX: FFNTF) (“4Front” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator and retailer, announced it has closed on the purchase of Island Global Holdings, Inc. (“Island”), a California based producer of pre-rolls, flower and concentrate products (the “Transaction”). The Transaction was first announced in the Company’s press release dated March 30, 2022.


The Acquisition of Island adds new high-quality products to 4Front’s growing brand portfolio, including diverse lines of pre-rolls, flower and infused products with a strong following from local California consumers. Importantly, Island Founder and CEO, Ray Landgraf, Island COO, Brandon Mills, and the Island leadership team join 4Front’s management team as a result of the Transaction.


“We are thrilled to announce the completion of our acquisition of Island,” said 4Front CEO Leo Gontmakher. “As one of the most competitive cannabis markets in the world, California remains a key part of our strategy long-term. The team at Island has spent years perfecting their brand and building a loyal following among its customers. Now able to integrate with the 4Front platform, we intend to scale the Island brand deeper into the California market, and into our other geographies in the near future.”


“The entire 4Front team and I welcome Island to our family. Ray, Brandon and the rest of the team bring deep operational experience in California that will prove integral to our business moving forward. As we aim to become one of the top high-quality cannabis producers and price leaders in one of the largest and most competitive cannabis marketplaces in the world, we expect to explore additional strategic acquisitions over the coming months.”


About Island Cannabis Co.

Island Global Holdings Inc. (dba Island Cannabis Co.) is a producer of pre-rolls, flower and concentrate products. Island has operations throughout California, including Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. With a world class team devoted to the most innovative, socially responsible and sustainable cultivation practices, Island’s products are known throughout California to be of the highest quality, freshness and consistency. Island products are available in over 150 stores across California.


More information about Island Cannabis Co. and its products can be found at www.island.co.


About 4Front Ventures Corp.

4Front is a national, vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator who owns or manages operations and facilities in strategic medical and adult-use cannabis markets, including California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan and Washington. Since its founding in 2011, 4Front has built a strong reputation for its high standards and low-cost cultivation and production methodologies earned through a track record of success in facility design, cultivation, genetics, growing processes, manufacturing, purchasing, distribution, and retail. To date, 4Front has successfully brought to market more than 20 different cannabis brands and over 1,800 products, which are strategically distributed through its fully owned and operated Mission dispensaries and retail outlets in its core markets. As the Company continues to drive value for its shareholders, its team is applying its decade of expertise in the sector across the cannabis industry value chain and ecosystem. For more information, visit https://4frontventures.com/ and www.4frontca.com

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