Last Monday, Dutchie was a proud sponsor and presenter as the Minority Cannabis Academy (MCA) cohort kicked off in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Founded by Brendon Robinson and Stanley Okoro, MCA is a Black-owned adult learning institution based out of Jersey City. The organization focuses on the professional development and technical training of minorities in disenfranchised communities impacted by the War on Drugs, who are interested in becoming cannabis industry professionals. Courses include:
To learn more about the MCA, click here.
I sat down with Erica Woods, Dutchie’s Director of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, to hear about how the kick off went. We discussed what’s ahead for MCA, their partnership with Dutchie, and how New Jersey’s adult-use recreational cannabis market is progressing overall.
Woods shared some key details about MCA’s program. Here are the highlights:
We’ll continue to check back on how the New Jersey industry is progressing, including the inaugural cohort of the Minority Cannabis Academy in Jersey City, New Jersey.
To learn more about the MCA and how you can get involved, visit their website.
If you are interested in starting a cannabis business in New Jersey, check out The Ultimate Guide to Applying for a Recreational Cannabis License in New Jersey.