The Parent Company (TPCO) is bringing its brands and products to Maryland after entering into a brand licensing and cultivation and production agreement with Curio Wellness.
TPCO products are expected to launch in late 2022 in the state, according to a company release, with products initially available at Curio’s Far & Dotter dispensaries and wholesale distribution across the state to follow. Initial TPCO brands to be offered in Maryland include Caliva Mirayo by Santana, Monogram, Deli, and more, with product offerings including flower, prerolls, vapes, and edibles.
This marks San Jose-based TPCO’s first expansion outside of California.
“We are thrilled to complete our first out-of-state expansion and excited to introduce Maryland to our high-quality branded products,” said Troy Datcher, CEO and Chairman of The Parent Company. “Curio’s premier indoor-grown cannabis, cGMP certification, and proven execution make them a great partner to provide Maryland’s patients with access to our well-known California brands.”
Datcher added, “This is an important first step as we build our presence outside of California, and I look forward to continuing to partner with operators that share our values, passion for crafting the highest quality products, and building brands that resonate with their consumers.”
The four-year licensing agreement allows Curio to exclusively manufacture, distribute, market and sell TPCO’s branded products throughout Maryland, according to a company release, under specifications and quality standards established by TPCO.
The agreement includes renewal terms and, upon expiration, TPCO “anticipates a potential expanded partnership into additional states,” according to the release.
“We are focused on providing Maryland patients with some of the highest quality, most innovative products that promote a better quality of life,” said Michael Bronfein, CEO of Curio Wellness. “I’m thrilled to welcome The Parent Company’s brands to the Curio family and look forward to working with their team to introduce new bespoke offerings for this important market.”