Our Story

Green Leaf Cures, (GLC) is a minority-women and resident-owned, medical marijuana company based in Washington, D.C. that seeks to provide medical marijuana to registered customers who are in need of natural and herbal therapy.

Why We Care

GLC is dedicated to creating products that service the medical marijuana community. We will provide safe and natural alternative therapy for ailments and medical conditions created from the marijuana plant base to help patients seeking new strategies for existing and new conditions.

Mission + Vision

It is our mission at GLC to provide  registered patients safe access to scientifically screened, consistent, medical-grade marijuana, and comprehensive, individualized patient counseling services - within strict compliance of the District of Columbia’s Medical Marijuana Regulations.

We are committed to ensuring that every patient who enters our center will experience a feeling of community, belonging and wellness. Our success in fulfilling our vision is measured by quantitatively assessed patient satisfaction, team member excellence and happiness, the revitalization of our surrounding neighborhood, return on capital investment, and community support.

Meet the Team


Marlena McWilliams, MBA

Co-Founder + CEO

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Marlena McWilliams guides the direction and vision of the company. She leads business expansion efforts and manages finances of GLC.


Taneshia Straughter, Esq.

Co-Founder + CLO

Chief Legal Officer (CLO), Taneshia Straughter oversees and manages the legal affairs, legal risks, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance of GLC.