On June 8, NJ Cannabis Insider hosts the Garden State’s only cannabis business awards show, celebrating the individuals and companies shaping the industry. The black-tie affair at the Carteret Performing Arts Center is a Who’s Who event of established and up-and-coming cast of power players, coming together for one night to recognize excellence and achievements in the space over the last 12 months. A limited number of tickets are available to the public. Register here.
While winners in 17 categories will be revealed on the evening of the awards show, we are announcing the Publisher’s Choice awards in advance. Today, we put a spotlight on the winner for Breakout Business of the Year: Holistic Solutions
Founded by Suzan C. Nickelson, Holistic Solutions is a medicinal and recreational dispensary, originally licensed from the 2019 round of New Jersey state cannabis applications.
Holistic Solutions made history in February 2023, when it became the first Black-owned medical cannabis store to open in New Jersey — a ribbon cutting ceremony coincided with Black History Month.
The South Jersey dispensary, at 451 White Horse Pike in Atco in Camden County, made history again this year after opening for adult-use consumers on May 6. The dispensary features women- and BIPOC-owned