TILT Holdings and Shinnecock Indian Nation of New York Break Ground on Historic, Tribally-Owned Cannabis Enterprise, Little Beach Harvest

TILT Holdings and Shinnecock Indian Nation of New York Break Ground on Historic, Tribally-Owned Cannabis Enterprise, Little Beach Harvest
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<![CDATA[SOUTHAMPTON, New York, July 12, 2022 – TILT Holdings Inc., a global provider of cannabis business solutions that include inhalation technologies, cultivation, manufacturing, processing, brand development, and the Shinnecock Indian Nation, a federally recognized Native American tribe living on their traditional lands on the eastern end of Long Island, N.Y., began construction today on Little Beach Harvest, a 5,000 square-foot cannabis dispensary located on Shinnecock tribal territory in Southampton, N.Y. A groundbreaking ceremony was held today at 56 Montauk Highway, the site of the future dispensary. Attendees included the Shinnecock Nation’s Council of Trustees and Chairman Bryan Polite, the Shinnecock Cannabis Regulatory Division and tribal members, including Chenae Bullock, managing director of Little Beach Harvest. TILT’s Chief Operating Officer, Dana Arvidson, TILT’s Chief Financial Officer, Brad Hoch, and state and local officials were also in attendance.   This wholly tribal-owned cannabis operation results from a unique partnership between TILT and the Shinnecock Nation and is the culmination of six years of lobbying, outreach, development, and planning. Through a joint venture with the Shinnecock Nation’s cannabis economic development firm Conor Green, TILT is financing, building, and providing management services to support Little Beach Harvest becoming a reality with two major components of the vertical operation kicking off this year: the dispensary and cultivation facility. The dispensary is expected to be completed by early Q1 2023. Construction on the cannabis cultivation facility will begin by year-end, and there are plans for a future wellness and consumption lounge. The Shinnecock Cannabis Regulatory Division will regulate all operations for each component according to the Shinnecock Nation’s tribal cannabis laws. “I am thrilled to start construction on such an important project for the Shinnecock Nation,” Polite said. “Little Beach Harvest has been working hard with our partner, TILT Holdings, to ensure a first-class dispensary for the New York market. This construction kick-off is…

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