Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Channels Resources to Advance Evolution of Business Model

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Channels Resources to Advance Evolution of Business Model

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. expands efforts into direct cannabis operation ownership in addition to its national premium, branding and licensing model


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Jul 11, 2019, 09:07 ET

SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., (OTCQB: DPWW) the premium marijuana brand and retail company, today announced that it has shifted expansion and ownership priorities to states that allow for direct public company ownership in cannabis licenses and operations.

As part of the focused efforts, DPWW has sold the Seattle leased location, providing $550,000 in capital and executive resources for expansion which the company plans to allocate to its efforts in a new location and cannabis grow facilities in Colorado. Through the conditions of sale in Seattle, DPWW regains the branding rights in the state of Washington – the only state that had been granted exclusive rights to the brand.

“For DPWW to advance and the Diego brand to grow, it’s necessary to pursue direct cannabis operations and ownership,” said Ron Throgmartin, chief executive officer, Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. “DPWW can now advance the company’s business model from a real estate lease-based landlord model to a more profitable, direct ownership in cannabis model. This, in addition to the national premium branding, licensing and royalties model.”

Legislative Advancements in Colorado
At the end of May 2019, Colorado Governor Polis signed into law House Bill 1090. It is generally referred to as the “Public Company” bill because it allows public companies to own Colorado marijuana licenses for the first time. This law goes into effect on November 1, 2019. Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division will establish a working group to meet over the summer and develop regulations.

“We have been working on another Diego location and grow facilities in Denver,” added Throgmartin. “Now, with this latest legislation and full ownership of branding rights in all 50 states, we’re implementing upon a more profitable system for the company in the short and long term.”

About Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. (OTCQB: DPWW)
Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. is the premium marijuana brand and retail company. The company actively seeks to develop and manage high-end, turnkey cannabis retail stores in addition to cannabis operations and products. When federally legal, DPWW is positioned to become a national, vertically integrated marijuana company. To learn more about how to become a branded Diego Pellicer retailer, cultivator or investor visit www.Diego-Pellicer.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements contained in this press release may be construed as “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Act”). The words “estimate,” “project,” “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Act. These statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of these statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

CONTACTS:

Suzanne Herrick, Fedoruk & Associates, Inc., 612-247-3079, suzanne@fedorukinc.com

Nello Gonfiantini, Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., 775-690-2188, nello@diego-pellicer.com

WEBSITE:

www.diego-pellicer.com

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In at least nine states and the District of Colombia, consenting adults over 21 can purchase marijuana for recreational use. (Finding a place to use it is another hurdle, but more on that later.) So the idea of a different sort of vacation was appealing.

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The tour rendezvous spot was Diego Pellicer, a high-end SoDo marijuana store that looks like a fancy jewelry design boutique, all glitzy glass and tiny sparkles on display. It was super fancy, with gold-wrapped “canagar” Cohiba-sized joints for easily more than a grand, if you really want to get decadent, but offerings for bargain shoppers, as well.

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“Whether they choose to indulge in a luxurious custom-made cannagar as a keepsake, or savor every moment of its smoke, whomever becomes a caretaker of one of these fine cannagars is in for an experience beyond words,” said Alejandro Canto, chief operating officer, Diego Pellicer – Washington. “Our first commissioned ‘El Dorado’ Gold Cannagar flushes the senses with a tangerine orchard from the Tangie flower while the formidable 15-inch-long cannagar ensures 20 hours of pleasure as smokers sparkle their way to bliss.”

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SEATTLE, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — It is truly an incredible smoke: 28 grams of sought-after Tangie flower, wrapped in solvent-free hash rosin, then covered in a layer of premium cannabis fan leaves, and finally wrapped in a layer of 24-karat, edible gold leaf. Diego Pellicer – Washington today announced that it has sold its first $10,000 cannagar. While the “El Dorado” Gold Cannagar, commissioned exclusively for Diego Pellicer, has just found a connoisseur to savor it, additional custom-made, one-of-a-kind cannagars can be conjured and ordered from Diego Pellicer in Seattle, 2215 4th Ave S.

“Whether they choose to indulge in a luxurious custom-made cannagar as a keepsake, or savor every moment of its smoke, whomever becomes a caretaker of one of these fine cannagars is in for an experience beyond words,” said Alejandro Canto, chief operating officer, Diego Pellicer – Washington. “Our first commissioned ‘El Dorado’ Gold Cannagar flushes the senses with a tangerine orchard from the Tangie flower while the formidable 15-inch-long cannagar ensures 20 hours of pleasure as smokers sparkle their way to bliss.”

The Cannagar Connoisseur’s Accoutrements
In addition to the best-in-class flower from award-winning Gold Leaf Gardens and striking gold wrapper, the “El Dorado” Gold Cannagar features a 14-karat gold band plus a 24-karat gold cutter and torch all packaged in its own humidor. It has been expertly crafted by Leira and comes with a sealed certificate of authenticity.

“Diego Pellicer is a premium marijuana brand and our customers have come to expect the best,” said Ron Throgmartin, chief executive officer of Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., the branding and retail development company for Diego Pellicer – Washington. “This Gold Cannagar is truly the highest quality possible and the essence of what makes the Diego Pellicer experience stand out from the rest.”

In addition to custom cannagars for order, other fine Leira cannagars available at Diego Pellicer in Seattle include; the “Cannarillo,” $100; the “Corona,” $420; and, the “Ambassador,” $1600.

About Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. (OTCQB:DPWW)
Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. is the premium marijuana brand and retail development company. The company actively seeks, develops and leases legally compliant real estate, including turnkey cultivation and processing facilities as well as high-end, branded retail stores to licensed marijuana operators. When federally legal, DPWW is positioned to become a national, vertically integrated marijuana company. To learn more about how to become a branded Diego Pellicer retailer, cultivator or investor visit www.Diego-Pellicer.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements contained in this press release may be construed as “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Act”). The words “estimate,” “project,” “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Act. These statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of these statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

CONTACTS:
Suzanne Herrick, Fedoruk & Associates, Inc., 612-247-3079, suzanne@fedorukinc.com
Lorenz Houston, Diego Pellicer – Washington, 206-624-0070, lorenz@diego-pellicer.com
Nello Gonfiantini, Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., 775-690-2188, nello@diego-pellicer.com

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From attempting to construct the world’s largest bong to outstanding discounts,

Denver and Seattle Diego Pellicer store locations celebrate the infamous occasion

SEATTLE & DENVER (April 19, 2018) Four-Twenty” isn’t just another date on the calendar – it’s a chance to celebrate the legalization of marijuana and the struggle it took for many to finally realize the medical and recreational benefits. Diego Pellicer store locations in Denver and Seattle are lighting up the occasion with discounts, giveaways and even an attempt to construct the world’s largest bong in Seattle.

“From medical to recreational, 420 is a chance to celebrate the benefits of marijuana and have some fun. It’s great to see the many ways these locations are engaging with customers,” said Ron Throgmartin, chief executive officer, Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc.

What’s In Store at Diego Pellicer – Denver

Each purchase between April 1 and April 27 enters customers into a raffle for a chance to win. The grand prize “pound” winner will receive a total of 16 ounces of marijuana, to be purchased in separate increments for $1 each ($1,600 retail value). The second place winner will receive a total of $28 grams of cannabis concentrate, also to be purchased in separate increments for $1 each ($504 retail value). The third place winner of the legendary seven gram Cannagar will receive it for only $1 ($225 retail value). The winners will be drawn on April 27 at 4:20 p.m.

The first 250 people in the store on April 20, 2018, will receive a limited edition Diego Pellicer t-shirt with a silhouette of Diego Pellicer himself as well as a gift bag with coupons. In addition, the store has taken over the front cover and back page of the local Westword entertainment guide and included a golden ticket insert redeemable for various prizes. Look for coupons including $15 for an 1/8 oz., $18 grams of concentrate and 20 percent off edibles all week.

What’s In Store at Diego Pellicer – Seattle

Four-Twenty marks the biggest yearly sale at Diego Pellicer in Seattle making it an opportune time to visit the store and get some of the lowest prices on cannabis in the state. Products in the entire store are 20 percent off on April 20, with some discounts as deep as 60 percent.

The Seattle location is also participating with Leafly, Jerome Baker and a team of world renowned glass blowers from famous studios to create the world’s largest bong at the Martin Blank Studio in downtown Seattle. The four-day session will conclude with an epic display of intense passion and energy when the final giant – anticipated to be around 24 feet in length – goes into the kiln on Sunday, April 22 at 1 p.m., at the Martin Blank Studio, 4407 6th Ave. NW Seattle. Open to the public for viewing.

About Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. (OTCQB: DPWW)

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. is the premium marijuana brand and retail development company. DPWW develops and leases legally compliant real estate, including turnkey cultivation and processing facilities as well as high-end, branded retail stores to licensed marijuana operators. When federally legal, DPWW is positioned to become a national, vertically integrated marijuana company. To learn more about how to become a branded Diego Pellicer retailer, cultivator or investor visit www.Diego-Pellicer.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements contained in this press release may be construed as “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Act”). The words “estimate,” “project,” “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Act. These statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of these statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Appoints Real Estate, Financial And Investment Strategist Nello Gonfiantini To Board

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Appoints
Real Estate, Financial And Investment Strategist Nello Gonfiantini To Board

Gonfiantini also named chief strategy officer to advance company initiatives

RENO, Nev. (April 3, 2018) – A forward-thinking leader in financial services, banking, real estate investment and emerging growth companies Nello Gonfiantini, has joined the Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Board of Directors. The premium marijuana brand and retail development company today announced that Gonfiantini has been appointed to the Board and named chief strategy officer (CSO). As CSO, Gonfiantini is responsible for working with Chief Executive Officer Ron Throgmartin to develop, execute and grow corporate strategic initiatives.

“Nello Gonfiantini is a creative thinker and influential collaborator who has the unique ability to recognize and execute on strategic opportunities that will advance Diego Pellicer, and contribute to the industry,” said Throgmartin. “Already, his work with Diego Pellicer is opening opportunities for our retail tenants and shaping how the brand is evolving.”

Gonfiantini joined Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. as a consultant in 2016. In 2017 he was made vice president of real estate. Soon after, Gonfiantini attracted world-renowned architect Michael Rotondi and original Apple Store creative team member Jill Savini to develop an industry changing, scalable real estate and branding model for cannabis retail.

From Building Banks to Building Businesses

His vision in the lending industry, banking and real estate has led to the founding of successful banks, financial and capital investment organizations. Gonfiantini founded Home Federal Savings Bank of Nevada which was later purchased by American Federal Savings Bank. He also formed Specialty Mortgage Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust.

In 2011, Gonfiantini began providing consulting services to Veezto Financial – a company that provides management, strategic planning and financial services to growth companies. As part of his role, he was commissioned to write a research paper on the status of financing for owner-occupied homes including the effect of mortgage regulations. These efforts led to the founding of Crystal Bay Financial in 2015. The company assists corporate and real estate clients find solutions to complex and multifaceted financial challenges. Gonfiantini holds a BSBA Cum Laude and an MBA from the University of Denver.

About Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. (OTCQB: DPWW)

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. is the premium marijuana brand and retail development company. DPWW develops and leases legally compliant real estate, including turnkey cultivation and processing facilities as well as high-end, branded retail stores to licensed marijuana operators. When federally legal, DPWW is positioned to become a national, vertically integrated marijuana company. To learn more about how to become a branded Diego Pellicer retailer, cultivator or investor visit www.Diego-Pellicer.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements contained in this press release may be construed as “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Act”). The words “estimate,” “project,” “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Act. These statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of these statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.