Building Bridges: The Power of Authentic Community Engagement for Business Growth

In today’s competitive markets, the symbiosis between your business and its geographical and cultural community is essential for economic prosperity. Genuine engagement with the community is a cornerstone of this relationship, fostering a loyal customer base, enhancing reputation, and opening doors to invaluable local partnerships and networks. My journey of growing a community-based business, which includes more than 400 daily retail visitors, underscores the undeniable power of authentic community interaction.

Cutting-Edge Weed Innovation: Introducing a Market-Dominating Product

Some of the best cannabis innovations happen outside the regulated market. While legalization is creating new jobs, contributing to economic growth, and legitimizing the myriad benefits of marijuana, this means businesses that enter the regulated market must prove their concepts over and over, and often, to new customer audiences. Businesses introduce new products to solve […]

Revolutionizing Weed Culture: Unveiling Innovative Product Development

Sheldon Straker - "Looking forward to getting busy bottling the next batch"

In a world where plenty of dispensaries look like the Apple Store — polished but blandly sanitary — Major Bloom places a refined focus on serving the traditional weed-smoker. This effort feels surprisingly unique in the current industry and resulted in Major Bloom’s production of more than 400 finished goods last year.  Surely this includes […]

Major Bloom and its Cannabis Outreach Plan

Our Outreach Plan Recreational Cannabis Dispensary in , Surveying and Interviewing Marginalized Communities | Positive Impact Plan Proposal for Selected Partners January 2021 By: Ulysses Youngblood, MBA The purpose of this document is to guide the outreach efforts which involve communities economically impacted by prohibition. The steps include intentionally targeting marginalized (adults 21+) low-income neighborhoods […]

Marijuana Mom

Marijuana Mom

We are about five months away from the official Mother’s Day in May 2019. The first Nationally celebrated Mother’s Day was in 1908 and now its celebrated in over 40 countries across the world…

Legendary Move by Retired Raider

Urgent Care

From blocking for one of the greatest running backs to brick and mortar weed shop. A fullback isn’t a glorified position in football, hell some experts might say the position is absolute in the game. Don’t count out retired Super Bowl Raider fullback, Frank Hawkins. He has changed lanes and is now operating weed spot in Las […]

Son of a Bitch


The NFL has 32 teams and approx. 1,700 players. Nearly 75% of NFL players are Black/African-American. The minimum full year, base salary is over $400,000 while most veterans, starters, and franchise players make much more…