A guide to Oregon’s BIPOC-owned cannabusinesses


Green Muse located on 16th Avenue in Portland, Ore. is a local Black-owned dispensary that calls itself “the first hip hop dispensary”.

“Green Muse is the source of inspiration for art, science, music, sports and fashion through cannabis,” the website states. “Formerly known as Green Hop, The First Hip Hop Dispensary. As Green Muse is a local, Black-owned, mom- and pop-owned dispensary, we are proud to offer healthy premium cannabis at every price point. Find your muse.”

Some others in the state include:

  • Budding Culture, located on Broadway Street, Portland
  • ReLeaf Health, located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Portland
  • Natural Wonders, located on SE Main Street in Portland claims to be the first Native-owned dispensary in the state rooted in medical use


Magic Hour Cannabis, located in Portland, is a women- and minority-owned ‘lifestyle’ brand of cannabis growing and producing that—according to their website—is looking to shift the narrative of cannabis users as lazy to productive members of society.

“We want to shift the landscape in terms of empowering POC and women to get into leadership positions in the cannabis industry,” stated Magic Hour’s website.


Green Box is the first licensed cannabis delivery service in Oregon and functions as a subscription service. Green Box was founded in 2016 by Adrian Wayman, “a Black and gay entrepreneur,” and Bob Waymen, a Vietnam war veteran. According to their website, the business’s creation was largely thanks to efforts by Adrian Wayman to lobby for a license category allowing for delivery-only
cannabis retailers.

“We believe in supporting companies that share our values of inclusion, diversity, sustainability and community involvement. Each vendor Green Box chooses to work with has been personally vetted by the Green Box team to ensure all products that we sell are of the highest quality,” stated
Green Box’s website.

In addition, PotMates is a Black-owned cannabis delivery service that works with local Oregon growers to support sustainable practices.

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