Cultivating community: The Mission's latest Black-and-Brown-owned cannabis dispensary – El Tecolote

[Pictured: The Tapia brothers (from left) Isaac, Isaiah and Elijah stand in front of Poncho Brotherz, their new dispensary on Cesar Chavez Street. Photo: Andrew Brobst/Calle 24]

On the corner of Cesar Chavez and Bryant streets, a vibrant mural unfurls into the scene of lush greenery and swinging monkeys. The youthful spirit of art flags a new addition to the block: Poncho Brotherz, a family owned cannabis dispensary devoted to holistic healing and giving back to the Bay Area community. 

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Behind the Mission’s latest dispensary are the Tapia brothers — Isaiah, Isaac and Elijah — a trio all in their early 20’s whose long-time dream came to life the last weekend of July when the dispensary opened.

Poncho Brotherz, a new Black and Brown-owned dispensary, is set to open in late July

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