Grass Routes Distribution, LLC

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Grass Routes Distribution, LLC


Generations of Experience

Grass Routes Distribution (“GRD”) core business is the aggregation, sales, logistics, and distribution of cannabis brands in the Colorado recreational and medicinal market. GRD distributes products in the following categories: flower, edibles, concentrates, topicals, and capsules. With 25-years of liquor, beer, energy, and wine distribution experience GRD feels it is poised to optimize the CO cannabis market. The GRD mission is to become one of the largest distribution operators in Colorado over the next 2-years through strategic partnerships, superior sales, and operational excellence.

National & Colorado Market Opportunity

  • 64% of Americans say the use of marijuana should be made recreationally legal (USA Today 1/18)

  • Since 1996, 46 states have passed legalization in favor of legalizing cannabis in some form (CBD trials, medicinal, recreational)

  • 29 states and the District of Columbia have now legalized cannabis for medical and/or recreational purposes

  • 59.3% of the US population now lives in a state where marijuana has been legalized

  • By mid-2017, legal cannabis was the second largest cash crop in the U.S., after corn

  • $506m Colorado tax revenue collected from cumulative cannabis sales since 2014, tax revenue is 3x larger than alcohol & 14% greater than casino revenues

  • Over $1.49b in cannabis revenues in Colorado in 2017 alone, up 26% from 2016

  • Estimated to be $60 - $80b category with average annual growth of 25% across industry

  • North American (US and Canada) marijuana sales grew over 30% in 2016 and are expected to reach $20.2bn by 2021

  • The category in Colorado is estimated to grow to $2.5bn or 13.4% CAGR by 2020

  • Estimates already put total economic contribution from cannabis in the US over $70bn and has created over 162,000 new full-time equivalent (FTE) positions

  • Colorado is the fastest growing state in the country with a population of 5.5m

  • Colorado population is projected to grow by 9% in the next 2 years

  • Only 9% of recreational retailers in Colorado own and operate 3 or more stores

  • Colorado has the lowest median age (37) in the country and an average household income of $68K


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