LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / February 9, 2021 / CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB:CLSH) (CSE:CLSH), the ''Company'' or ''CLS'', a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, today announced the financial and operational results for its Nevada wholly owned subsidiaries for the month of January 2021 with net revenues of $1.48M and Gross Margin of 50.4%. With many new operational developments at City Trees, including the development of a new division and rollout of new products, and increased sales at Oasis Cannabis, the Company continued to make strides in expanding its offerings and achieved its highest January revenue to date.
CLS Nevada January 2021 Financial and Operational Highlights
- On January 26th, the Company announced a new toll processing division of City Trees, Trichome Harvest Company, which will specialize in ethanol and hydrocarbon extraction services for third parties.
- City Trees successfully completed the development of its new range of vape products, made available in February 2021.
- Net revenue increased by 28.5% over January 2020, and by 100.4% over January 2019.
- Gross margin for January 2021 was 50.4%, maintaining the Company's goal of 50% or higher.
CLS Nevada subsidiaries saw a significant year-over-year increase in monthly net revenue in January 2021. Compared to January 2020, net revenue rose by 28.5%, and by 100.4% over January 2019. Gross margin remained ahead of the Company's target of 50%, ending the month at 50.4%. At retail subsidiary, Oasis Cannabis, total sales increased by more than 6% over December 2020, and by 28.8% over January 2020. The dispensary processed an average of 700 transactions daily.
"We started turning a corner as a community in the New Year" noted Company President and COO Andrew Glashow. "We focused on providing accessible pricing and an increasingly diverse menu of products at both City Trees and Oasis, and people continued to respond. We leaned into what we're good at - catering to locals, providing the best service, and providing some of the best extraction products on the market through our extraction facility."
The Company's branded division, City Trees, developed a new range of products in its cannabis vape line in January, which launched in February. According to BDS Analytics, City Trees held the #5 position in the overall vape category in Nevada in 2020, and produced the #1 selling 1000mg vape cartridge by dollars sold. The brand also held its position as the #1 tincture producer in the state, and the #12 position in the dabbable concentrate category - a category the brand first entered into in the second quarter of 2020. With an array of new products launching in February and growth of the brand's new toll processing division, Trichome Harvest Company, CLS Holdings expects to see continued advancements in the coming months.
About CLS Holdings USA, Inc.
CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (CLSH) is a diversified cannabis company that acts as an integrated cannabis producer and retailer through its Oasis Cannabis subsidiaries in Nevada and plans to expand to other states. CLS stands for "Cannabis Life Sciences," in recognition of the Company's patented proprietary method of extracting various cannabinoids from the marijuana plant and converting them into products with a higher level of quality and consistency. The Company's business model includes licensing operations, processing operations, processing facilities, sale of products, brand creation and consulting services. https://www.clsholdingsinc.com/.
Oasis Cannabis has operated a cannabis dispensary in the Las Vegas market since dispensaries first opened in Nevada in 2015 and has been recognized as one of the top marijuana retailers in the state. Its location within walking distance to the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Las Vegas in combination with its delivery service to residents allows it to efficiently serve both locals and tourists in the Las Vegas area. In February 2019, it was named "Best Dispensary for Pot Pros" by Desert Companion Magazine. In August 2017, the company commenced wholesale offerings of cannabis in Nevada with the launch of its City Trees brand of cannabis concentrates and cannabis-infused products. http://oasiscannabis.com.
Founded in 2017, City Trees is a Nevada-based cannabis cultivation, production and distribution company. Offering a wide variety of products with consistent results, City Trees products are available in numerous dispensaries throughout the state of Nevada. https://citytrees.com.
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