$20K grants available to 5 N.J. minority-owned cannabis businesses

A leading technology company in the cannabis space is providing $20,000 grants to five minority-run businesses in New Jersey in an effort to boost their chances of winning future licenses to grow and sell cannabis.

Cognitive Harmony Technologies Accelerator has received a $100,000 fund from Pangaea Health and Wellness to be applied for scholarships to put five social equity cannabis license applicants in New Jersey through its accelerator program.

Winners will be selected from a pool of qualified applicants identified by CHT Accelerator partners NJ Cannabis Insider and the New Jersey State Veterans Chamber of Commerce.

“The N.J. State Veterans Chamber of Commerce is actively seeking veterans to qualify for this amazing scholarship with Harvest 360. To date, the state has not awarded any veterans a cannabis license and we are hoping this changes through this scholarship,” said the chamber’s CEO and founder Jeff Cantor, a retired U.S. Army colonel.

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