THE COHONG is a licensed Microbusiness in the heart of East Oakland. It is a place of interaction, collaboration, and a product studio and showroom for the regulated cannabis industry.
Our mission is to provide our members with quality cannabis in the comfort of their own homes, with competitive pricing and exclusive offerings.
THE COHONG supports Oakland's Equity Incubator initiative and has provided a significant portion of its real estate to house Equity Permit holders.
THE COHONG provides valuable training and upward career opportunities for people from the local Oakland community, with an emphasis on hiring and training from those neighborhoods most heavily affected by the War on Drugs.
THE COHONG employees have access to early-stage opportunities in a fast growing company in the areas of cultivation, extraction, post-processing, product development, inventory control, packaging, sales and distribution, and facility security.
THE COHONG employees have the privilege to work with and among some of the most well known brands in the industry, including Sticky Fields, Frenchy Cannoli, Big Al’s Exotics, Empress Extracts, Manzanita & Madrone, and other major brands.
HISTORY OF THE NAME COHONG
The name comes from the original COHONG, the main foreign trading port in China during the 18th and 19th centuries.
"HONG" means merchant and the COHONG was the place where all of the merchants met to trade.