Uncle Budd NYC, a legendary black-owned cannabis brand, has officially entered the New York market via a partnership with Omnium Canna in which the two companies will participate in a manufacturing and licensing partnership to produce cannabis products. 

A mobile dispensary company that attracted media attention for its colorful trucks and cannabis ‘gifting’ in New York City, Uncle Budd NYC was founded by Craig Sweat, who spent over 20 years in prison due to the war on drugs. Since his release, Sweat has been an indefatigable crusader for cannabis reform and social equity within the industry.

Sweat told Benzinga in a past interview that the trucks were not in the business of “selling cannabis,” but rather giving it away for a small donation, …

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