First Black woman-owned cannabis dispensary on east coast opens – The Atlanta Voice
History was made in Brockton as the first Black woman-owned dispensary on the East Coast opened its doors. Legal Greens, located on Pleasant Street, is run by Vanessa Jean-Baptiste.
She was extremely busy welcoming customers on Sunday. “It means a lot to me because we worked really hard to get to where we are at and to be open in Brockton, and to be the first fully-recreational in Brockton, then to be the first woman in Massachusetts, it’s pretty huge.”
Jean-Baptiste, who is only 30 years old, was born and raised in Brockton. She said this is a dream come true.
“To be able to be in the business in something I love to do — it’s more than work, it’s a passion to me,” said Jean-Baptiste.
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