Seattle Startup Oakor Innovates with Smokeless Cannabis Products

Josh Kirby Oakor

CannaInsider interviewed Josh Kirby, the founder of Seattle-based Oakor, which markets a sublingually applied dissolvable strip infused with THC and or CBD in Washington, where the company manufactures the product, as well as California and Connecticut, where it licenses its brand and IP. The company offers 8 different products with different combinations of THC and CBD, the most popular of which are the 10mg CBD and the 20mg THC versions.  The strips, which have a more rapid onset than edibles, sell for $1.50-$2.50 each and are available in packages of ten.

Key Takeaways:
1:59 – What is Oakor?
2:21 – Josh talks about how he got in the cannabis industry
3:09 – Josh discusses his dissolvable cannabis mouth strips
4:30 – The reaction to his product
5:12 – Is Washington state’s cannabis market functional
7:17 – Reasons some purchasing managers push back on getting the strips
8:16 – Josh talks about the different varieties of strips
11:35 – Finding a manufacturer for the strips
12:11 – The meaning behind the name Oakor
13:09 – Getting financing as a cannabis startup
14:09 – Josh talks about future Oakor products
15:07 – Words of wisdom for entrepreneurs
15:48 – Contact details for Oakor

Read the transcript or listen to the interview “Dissolvable Cannabis Strips from Oakor”:

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