Social Equity & Economic Development – SEED
Why ONE SEED Venture
ONE SEED Venture is the ONE Cannabis franchise model adapted to meet the needs of our social equity and economic development partners. We provide our partners with the same benefits as our franchisees, but as a social equity joint venture. Through this partnership, we will strive to successfully turn a social equity cannabis license into a compliant and profitable business.
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What is Social Equity & Economic Development
Social Equity and Economic Development, or SEED, is a platform geared towards empowering minorities of all color, women, veterans, and individuals from communities most adversely impacted by the “War on Drugs”, facilitating their entry into the cannabis industry. Our goal is to help them secure licenses that lead to compliant, successful cannabis businesses.
What We Offer
Whether it’s cannabis license guidance, accounting & legal services or navigating industry complexities, OCG is there for our partners
The most significant hurdle for social equity applicants is funding. OCG assists in providing and acquiring of capital, assisting in the creation of an optimal business model.
OCG provides direction in establishing a supply chain and facilitating the retail build-out in addition to giving insight into marketing and sales.
Meet the Rabbi
Rabbi Dr. Baruch HaLevi, OCG Director of Corporate Responsibility, is an accomplished rabbi, as well as a serial “cannapreneur” (cannabis entrepreneur). “Rabbi B” is a pioneer in bringing ethics and social responsibility to the cannabis industry and responsible for all aspects of the ONE Cannabis SEED Venture. To learn more about Baruch visit www.RabbiB.com or contact him at Baruch@ocginc.com
Justice and Empowerment
The nascent cannabis industry is emerging as one of the most economically advantageous industries in the country- but not for everybody. African-Americans, Hispanics and other minority groups aren’t properly represented within the industry. This is especially egregious considering people of color have been disproportionately targeted by the War on Drugs and racially biased laws. Our venture addresses these injustices and inequities by providing a viable, sustainable pathway for SEED applicants to enter the industry. We’re also committed to stimulating economic development within financially depressed communities and reinvesting profits into community betterment and health projects.