Many dispensaries in Missouri will soon carry the first Black-owned cannabis brand in the state. Franklin's Stash House, started by Michael Wilson and Ronald Rice, is confronting the issue of diversity in the marijuana industry.
“It’s time for our team to put in the work and show the market and the culture what we are about.”Read more
“Franklin’s is a cross-cultural cannabis brand focused on producing great products that serve the communities we represent.”Read more
Greenlight and Franklin’s Stash House team up to offer high-terpene hemp blunts to Missouri medical marijuana patients.
"This collaboration is a subtle, but welcomed, milestone for Missouri’s rapidly growing cannabis industry. We applaud Greenlight’s commitment and encourage other dispensaries to follow their lead."Read more
Building on the spirit of the cannabis, we believe 4/20 us also a holiday for showing appreciation to one another. Which is why, this year, we focused our time and energy towards expressing appreciation to Franklin's day ones... our very first retailer, FavTrip.Read more
“It’s a lifestyle brand that represents a segment of the culture that doesn’t get enough attention, trying to capture our creative energy in a cool form that everybody likes,” said serial entrepreneur Wilson, who co-founded the company with a longtime friend from Kansas City’s hip hop scene. “So rather than selling people on the health and wellness benefits of hemp, it’s more like, ‘Hey, if you like it, smoke it.’ And we hope that everybody just gets positive vibes from us and really enjoys being part of the brand.”Read more