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Meet the Youngest Black Dispensary Owner to Build a Budding Cannabis Empire

The cannabis industry has proven to be a growing enterprise over the last six years and has provided many lucrative opportunities for Black business-owners to thrive. While most twenty-somethings are still using early adulthood to figure out their life plans, this young entrepreneur had her sights set on success and carved a lane for herself as the youngest Black dispensary owner in the business. Hope Wiseman, a graduate of Spelman College, started her career in investment banking but wanted to get involved in the emerging cannabis industry early on to secure a spot as a major player in the business. Her historical accomplishment came with the expectation to pass down her knowledge on the business, but now she has plans to both expand her dispensary and resources to help minorities and the Black community build their businesses. Mary and Main , Wiseman’s Maryland-based family-owned dispensary,  serves premium medical marijuana to state residents with a medical card....

May 11, 2020