Inner Spirit Holdings Announces Opening of 34th Spiritleaf Retail Cannabis Store in Town of Banff

October 1, 2019

Spiritleaf now operating stores and serving customers in both of Alberta’s major national parks

CALGARY, Alberta (October 1, 2019) – Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. (“Inner Spirit” or the “Company”) (CSE:ISH), a Canadian company establishing a national network of retail cannabis stores under its Spiritleaf brand, today announced the opening of its newest franchise store in Banff, Alberta which represents the Company’s 34th operating location. The Banff store is the first recreational cannabis outlet to be opened in the town centre and is located at 203B Bear Street. Please visit www.spiritleaf.ca for operating hours and additional information.

“Opening a store in the Town of Banff located within the Banff National Park is a special event for our Spiritleaf brand. Similar to our store in Jasper, we expect the Banff location will be a busy outlet providing high-quality recreational cannabis and a great in-store shopping experience for the local community as well as for tourists from around the world who are visiting these historic parks,” said Darren Bondar, President and CEO of Inner Spirit.

The Company has also received additional licences from Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (the “AGLC”) for store locations making the Spiritleaf brand the top licence holder in Alberta with 29 licences. Please visit www.spiritleaf.ca for information including opening dates and operating hours.

The Spiritleaf retail cannabis store network includes locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario. With today’s opening, Spiritleaf has 34 retail cannabis stores open and operating with more than 40 projected to be open by the end of 2019.

Later this week Darren Bondar will be presenting at the Arcview Investor Forum in New York City on October 2 to 4 and attending the Franchise Canada Show in Toronto on October 5 and 6.

About Inner Spirit

We are trailblazers leading the charge in a brand new industry. Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. (CSE:ISH) has established a growing network of recreational cannabis stores across Canada under its Spiritleaf brand. The Spiritleaf network includes franchised and corporate-owned stores as well as an Ontario retail partnership, all operated with an entrepreneurial spirit and with the goal of creating deep and lasting ties within their local communities. Spiritleaf aims to be the most knowledgeable and trusted source of recreational cannabis by offering a premium consumer experience and quality curated cannabis products. The Company is led by passionate advocates for cannabis who have years of retail, franchise and consumer marketing experience. Key industry partners and shareholders include Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V:XLY), HEXO Corp (TSX:HEXO) and Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY). Learn more at www.innerspiritholdings.com and www.spiritleaf.ca.

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