The Greenprint: How I Opened The First Black Owned Social-Equity Dispensary in NJ
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Wed
Tahir Johnson is the CEO of Simply Pure Trenton, an adult use cannabis dispensary in New Jersey. He is a noted cannabis advocate who has held leadership roles at The Marijuana Policy Project, United States Cannabis Council, and National Cannabis Industry Association guiding efforts around social equity, diversity and inclusion at the state and national level. Prior to cannabis Johnson spent most of his career in Wealth Management at firms including Morgan Stanley where he served on the Diversity Council. He attended Howard University where he majored in Marketing and also holds a certificate in Power and Influence for Positive Impact from Harvard Business School Online. With his podcast, The Cannabis Diversity Report Tahir is one of the most sought-after thought leaders in the industry and has been featured by SXSW, Rolling Stone, NBC News Now, The NY Times, The Guardian, Forbes, CNBC, Black Enterprise, BET and more.