Vermont Business Magazine On October 26th, 2022, the Essex-based cannabis company, Magic Mann, received an email from the Cannabis Control Board. The email was a sign that the challenges faced in preparation for the company’s future were well worth their efforts. Magic Mann has announced that its recreational dispensary is now licensed and opened to the public on November 2nd from 10 am until 8 pm.
Magic Mann was founded by Meredith Mann and Brian Armstrong on April 20th, 2019. The company was based on the decades-long dream that Meredith and her husband, Nick, had of creating a craft cannabis company that sourced local craft flower and edibles and gave back to the community.
For Brian, who once was arrested on marijuana-related charges, it was an opportunity to further his passion for creating jobs, growing teams, and starting community-minded companies that care more about their employees than the bottom line. Through years of trust and respect, a team of talented cannabis lovers evolved; together they have pushed through barriers and are finally opening the Magic Mann dispensary to the public!
Meredith’s experience as a medical patient and dispensary supervisor has given her the perspective and understanding needed to create respect for