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Black-Owned Marijuana Dispensaries In California

By Parker Diakite

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As more states legalize the use of recreational marijuana, the number of opportunities for business owners is increasing as well.

One industry that is seeing a positive impact after the legalization of cannabis is the travel and tourism industry.

Reports show that in some states where weed is legal, tourism increased by nearly 50 percent.

Even with the legalization of marijuana, only one percent of the dispensaries in the United States are owned by blacks.

Whether it’s recreational or medical, here are five black-owned dispensaries to visit during your next visit to California.

iCann Berkeley

Sue Taylor, a former Catholic School Principal, opened iCANN Berkeley in 2018 to educate people, mainly seniors, on holistic resources as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs.


There are three levels of service provided to customers, including express checkout, counter service, and private consultation.

Instagram | @icann_berkeley

Gas House

Located in Oakland, Gas House is a successful company whose products are sold in dispensaries across California.

The strains provided by Gas House have consistently won awards for “Highest-Testing Indica” and “Highest-Potency Flower,” according to the company’s website.

Products include pre-rolls, vaporizers, and its award-winning flower.

American Cannabinoid Clinics

The founders of the American Cannabinoid Clinics are a family of physicians who have more than six years of collective experience on counseling patients on the use of Medical Cannabis for illness and chronic disease.

Euphorium Oakland             

Euphorium was founded “to create an unparalleled experience for cannabis patients and enthusiasts,” according to the company’s website. 

Tee Tee, the company’s founder, left working a job in pharmaceutical biotech sales for over 20 years to provide patients with natural and holistic solutions for chronic symptoms.

Magnolia Oakland 

Magnolia Wellness is a full-service cannabis dispensary located in the heart of Oakland. They are open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Instagram | @magnolia_oakland

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