A Minority Female CEO is among the final pool of applicants being considered for one of the coveted marijuana licenses in Los Angeles. If selected, Priscilla Vilchis would receive some of the first-ever cannabis business licenses in Los Angeles.
The City of Lynwood received and reviewed more than 40 applications, including 15 cultivation applications, 17 manufacturing applications, at least seven distribution and transportation applications, and two testing applications. Each applicant has submitted all necessary information for background checks but the results aren’t yet available.
In efforts to prevent delays in the approval process the city will present the most qualified applicants this week.
Premium Produce is one of just 13 applicants being recognized as the most qualified to receive the coveted licenses. During a meeting being held this week, the City Council is expected to preliminarily approve the 13 applicants, securing their position in LA’s new legal cannabis industry.
Priscilla Vilchis, the CEO of Premium Produce, a medical marijuana company in Nevada is also a California-based entrepreneur. Prior to applying for cultivation and manufacturing…