Maryland’s leading cannabis brand announces plans of expansion into Mississippi and New Jersey

Haider Rizvi selected as one of Far & Dotter's inaugural franchisees in the State

Maryland’s leading cannabis brand Far & Dotter, on Monday announced plans of expansion into Mississippi and New Jersey with two fund recipients signing franchise agreements.

Far & Dotter is a cannabis dispensary franchise model from Curio Wellness, it plans to expand into New Jersey once licenses are secured.

These highly-qualified individuals are the first recipients of support from Curio Wellness’s Investment Fund (the Fund), which expands diverse ownership and enables economic empowerment through start-up capital for minority business owners to open their own Far & Dotter.

The inaugural class of franchisees include Haider Rizvi (New Jersey) and Sederia Gray (Mississippi). Each candidate participated in an extensive, mutual vetting process and demonstrated their drive, community leadership and commitment to wellness.

Far & Dotter will assist these franchisees with the dispensary licensing process in each state.

“We are thrilled to officially announce our first licensing agreements with these very deserving entrepreneurs — a highly anticipated milestone that we have been working on since the Fund was launched,” Greg Miller, president of Far & Dotter stated. “In a complex industry that is fast-moving and constantly evolving, we have solidified ourselves as a highly sought-after partner for those looking to bring a unique dispensary and wellness center model to their community. These individuals represent a highly motivated class of entrepreneurs that will pave the way for national expansion of the brand.”