A Shot of Brandy Podcast strives to highlight thriving African American business owners and allow them to share their journey to entrepreneurship. This week’s episode features Brian Tucker, one of the owners of All City Plug dispensary. Brian is originally from Atlantic City, New Jersey, and moved to Oklahoma City in the 8th grade. He discusses growing up in the North Highlands neighborhood and attending John Marshall High School. He also reminisces on what it was like being a part of the infamous Hollywood Clique.
When marijuana became legal in Oklahoma, Brian saw it as a goldmine. He partnered with friends in January of 2019 and began to lay the groundwork to open All City Plug. The four additional owners include: Anthony Waller, Gharette Casper, Mackensey Brown and Kelvin Rose. On October 12, 2019 All City Plug held their grand opening. Brian provides detailed information on how the dispensary came about and the dedication of the team. He divulges the behind the scenes of opening a dispensary such as researching legal information, finding the right location, marketing, and managing overhead. Brian also gives insight into what makes his dispensary different from the competition. Two key attributes that set All City Plug apart are quality product and availability. All City Plug is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, guaranteeing accessibility to their customers. Their mission is to “provide our community with a safe and reliable resource fulling their marijuana needs.” All City Plug is located at Located- 700 S. MacArthur Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73128