Curio Wellness will exhibit under their new retail brand Far & Dotter, Swedish for father and daughter, a nod to the company’s family founded roots
[October 11, 2021], Towson, M.D.– Next week, at the 10thannual MJBizCon in Las Vegas, Curio Wellness will exhibit their newly launched franchise and investment fund. In August, Curio announced the application process opening for franchisee and investment fund in more than ten states nationwide, including MD, VA, PA, OH, MO, NJ, FL, MA, MI, and IL.
Coincident with the launch of the franchise offering, Curio Wellness rebranded their retail business and all future franchises under the new entity Far & Dotter (Swedish for Father and Daughter), a nod to Curio Wellness’s founding father and daughter team, Michael and Wendy Bronfein.
The new Far & Dotter brand pulls from the Scandinavian egalitarian and cooperative culture, with their commitment to community, self-care, and an integrative approach to wellness. The stores will continue Curio’s commitment to wellness and generational advancement, serving as holistic pharmacies and wellness hubs devoted to empowering local entrepreneurs and providing products and services that enhance patients’ quality of life.
“We are tremendously excited to exhibit at MJBizCon this year and expand Curio’s award-winning
retail wellness center concept, helping entrepreneurs become a franchisee, while ensuring their success through our best-in-class business operations and proven patient-focused model,” said Wendy Bronfein, Co-Founder, Chief Brand Officer, and Director of Public Policy at Curio Wellness. “At Far & Dotter, we continue the Curio Wellness commitment to a patient first, medically driven approach, helping people decipher and demystify a changing cannabis landscape – honoring the wisdom and personal care we remember from family doctors and neighborhood pharmacists.”
While anyone from a qualified state is eligible to apply to be a franchisee – women, minorities, and disabled veterans may also apply for start-up capital through the Curio Wellness Investment Fund to secure funds needed to open their own franchise location. Announced last November, the Fund aims to strengthen diversity and inclusion in the cannabis industry and is designed to support up to fifty applicants, providing them up to ninety-three percent of the capital needed to open a franchise. Diverse entrepreneurs will repay the startup loans with their portion of the dispensary earnings, resulting in 100% ownership as a franchisee over time.
“After more than two years of effort to design an effective method of providing capital to diverse entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry, it is a personal honor to officially begin the application process and to truly expand diversity and enable economic empowerment in the industry,” said Jerel Registre, Managing Director of the Fund. “The Fund is a true testament to Curio’s goal to address systemic barriers and create generational wealth among aspiring women, BIPOC, and disabled veteran entrepreneurs.”
Curio Wellness and Far & Dotter will be at booth c3249 in MjBizCon’s exhibit hall. Entrepreneurs can learn more at the conference and apply online to be a franchisee at faranddotter.com. Entrepreneurs also interested in applying for capital through the Curio Wellness Investment Fund will apply at the same link.
About Curio Wellness
Founded in 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland, Curio Wellness is a cGMP certified, vertically integrated medical cannabis company and trusted healthcare partner. Recognized as the leading wellness brand in cannabis by BDS Analytics, Curio is committed to serving patients with targeted, effective, and reliable cannabis- based medicine. In 2018, Curio’s flower and topical balm were named Best Flower and Topical in Maryland by Leafly. For more information visit curiowellness.com.
About Far & Dotter
Far & Dotter is a trusted expert and ally in the quest for innovative holistic healthcare and a personalized, unintimidating approach to cannabis education. We support consumers and franchisees through a contemporary, curated dispensary experience that emphasizes cannabis quality and pharmacist-led guidance. Our stores are holistic pharmacies and wellness hubs devoted to empowering local entrepreneurs and providing safe, effective, reliable products and services that enhance quality of life. Far & Dotter was founded by the team at Curio Wellness, a leading cannabis brand based in Maryland that established our proven, patient-first clinical approach and our inclusive franchise model. For more information visit www.fardotter.com.
This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for informational purposes only. The states of California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin regulate the offer and sale of franchises. If you are a resident of one of these states, or seeking a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state. New York residents: This advertisement is not an offering. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
Notify me of new posts by email.
Cannabis industry representatives told Oklahoma lawmakers during an interim study Monday that adopting standard practices used by food and drug makers could make medical marijuana cheaper and safer. They tried to sell lawmakers on process validation, a system where data is collected at different stages of manufacturing to ensure safety. Apothecary Farms and Apothecary Extracts…
by Hilary Bricken, Principal, Harris Bricken Back in 2015, we wrote about the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) taking issue with companies placing cannabis ads in the mail. In a written notice dated November 27, 2015, issued by the Portland, Oregon, District Mailing Requirements Office, the USPS explained: [i]f a mailpiece contains an advertisement for marijuana,…
The first day of adult-use marijuana sales in Montana will be Jan. 1, 2022. Montana Department of Revenue leaders say they’re confident that they’ll be ready for that important date, but there’s a lot of work to do over the next two months. “The deadlines are aggressive,” said Kristan Barbour, administrator of the department’s Cannabis…
The head of the state’s Cannabis Control Board has declared businesses giving away marijuana as a promotion with the purchase of an overpriced T-shirt, lighter or other item are breaking the law. Tremaine Wright, the former state Assembly member who chairs the regulatory body for New York’s newborn marijuana industry, addressed the increasingly common practice…