Coastal Dispensary, a Santa Barbara cannabis business, recently announced a $10,000 donation to Unity Shoppe to support access to healthy groceries for at-risk families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In honor of Freedom Day, Coastal Dispensary will donate 5% of revenue earned on Friday, June 19th to support JuneteenthSB. JuneteenthSB is a local organization participating in a national celebration of Black joy and culture, honoring local Black artists, performers, organizations and activists in Santa Barbara, CA. Read more: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/coastal-dispensary-supports-local-initiatives-153100697.html
Restaurants re-open? Earlier this month, Dr. Sundari Mase, Sonoma County’s public health officer, allowed some businesses to reopen for curbside delivery. Bay Area media reported that all Bay Area counties were basically closed, except for Sonoma and Napa counties. Read more here: https://www.sonomanews.com/lifestyle/10961828-181/kathleen-hill-restaurants-slowly-re-opening?sba=AAS
Cannabis businesses are no doubt one of the more resilient industries. They already operate under some of the tightest laws and compliance in their respective states. Right now, that same resiliency is proving itself in the pandemic climate. As the war on the novel coronavirus continues, businesses have adapted in unprecedented ways. Read more here:
The restrictions imposed due to the spread of the Coronavirus have slowed business for a number of restaurants, bars and cafes, but a Central Coast cannabis retailer is seeing a wave of new customers. Read More: https://www.ksby.com/news/local-news/retail-cannabis-industry-on-a-sales-high-in-slo-and-santa-barbara-amid-coronavirus-restrictions
Two cannabis industry professionals discussed the next steps for allowing a recreational cannabis storefront in Isla Vista on Tuesday night, placing emphasis on the need for feedback from students and long-term residents as to what they would like to see out of an I.V. dispensary. Read more: https://dailynexus.com/2020-02-26/cannabis-professionals-search-for-community-opinions-on-possible-isla-vista-dispensary/
A new cannabis dispensary opened up in downtown Lompoc. It’s called Coastal Dispensary and it opened on Feb. 1. This is the sixth retail dispensary in the city. Read more: https://www.ksby.com/news/local-news/new-cannabis-dispensary-opens-in-downtown-lompoc
Lompoc’s still-developing retail cannabis market grew more crowded this week with the opening of the downtown Coastal Dispensary.
Click below to view photos of Coastal Dispensary’s Lompoc Grand Opening. https://lompocrecord.com/photos-coastal-dispensary-opens-on-south-j-st-in-lompoc/collection_130fa6fc-920e-59b1-ade5-b15e51e37a39.html#anchor_item_1
Women are starting to emerge as a powerful force in these roles (both on the public and private side), and there’s a burgeoning opportunity to get involved.