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The WeedHead

Founded in 2016, The WeedHead™ & Company is a lifestyle brand developed by corporate to cannabis crossover and pioneer Dasheeda Dawson.

Originally conceived to document her experience transitioning into the legal cannabis industry, the company has grown to encompass education, empowerment and e-commerce for professionals curious about and working in cannabis, with a mission to make the industry accessible and equitable for all, particularly those communities disparately impacted by America’s war on drugs.

NuLeaf Organization

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NuLeaf invests cannabis tax and corporate revenue into Portland, Oregon-based businesses owned by people of color and Portland professionals of color.  NuLeaf’s work is specifically designed to address the capital, education, and connection hurdles that people of color face when entering the cannabis industry.

Herb of Life Cultivation

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Our mission is to promote a positive effect of cannabis with education and awareness.  At Herb Of Life Cultivation LLC, it’s our goal to strive to assist you in the growth of the medical benefits of Cannabis as a natural method with many health benefits.

Holmes Organics

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Cory Holmes (Founder) suffered from stress and anxiety due to various incidents that has happened in his life.  Cory grew up in poor neighborhoods where there were all sorts of danger. He constantly heard gunshots outside of his window in which he would grab his little brother and duck for cover.

Blunts and Moore

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The first black-owned retailer to open under Oakland’s social equity program, Blunts and Moore is a dispensary that bills itself as “the happy store.”  The company was started by Alphonso Blunt and Brittany Moore so the name is not just a clever turn of phrase.

Mary and Main

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Mary and Main is a team of medical professionals in Capitol Heights, Md. who also operate a dispensary featuring some of the best cannabis that George Clinton hasn’t smoked up already.  The collective also offers classes on marijuana but don’t worry, there are no pop quizzes (You know why).

Green Hop

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Green Hop is a recreational cannabis dispensary featuring a new, exciting twist on the retail experience.  The 1st Historical Hip Hop dispensary in the world that offers an Art and Digital technology experience.

Make Green Go

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Make Green Go is the City of Oakland’s consultant assigned to provide technical assistance with establishing a compliant cannabis business. Make Green Go delivers technical assistance through workshops, consultations and online training for Equity applicants in all phases of their start-up process. All technical assistance connections are made through Make Green Go’s online portal.

SF Equity Group

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Recognizing the opportunity for the new cannabis economy to create prosperity for the people we serve, we formed the San Francisco Equity Group (SFEG) to maximize the opportunity for the broadest group of Equity Applicants across the city.

The Equity Organization

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We’re leveraging the momentum behind marijuana legalization to start righting the wrongs of the War on Drugs. We’re working to ensure the development of a fair, diverse and equitable cannabis industry