Meet The Minority Cannabis Academy: Building Bridges Between Industry Leaders, Advocates, Educators And Community

Already deeply entrenched in the industry, a reality born out of their own experience with the negative impact of the “War on Drugs,” two entrepreneurs, Brendon Robinson and Stanley Okoro, have announced plans to launch the Minority Academy (MCA).
“It is great that New Jersey Regulatory Commission (CRC) prioritized the application process for minority entrepreneurs,” Robinson said. “But there needs to be opportunities for minorities at all levels.”
Thanks to the financial and professional backing of Shaya Brodchandel, CEO, Harmony Dispensary, this non-profit, workforce development program is being established to tackle what the pair say has been a shortfall in New Jersey’s pathway to legalization.
With initial educational programming that will include 8-week courses on Budtending and Horticulture, the MCA is intended to provide a pathway for individuals that want …

Full story available on Benzinga.com

More Meet The Minority Cannabis Academy: Building Bridges Between Industry Leaders, Advocates, Educators And Community