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Accountability List Calls For Racial Corporate Responsibility In Cannabis And Hemp
Cannaclusive's Accountability List offers consumers and entrepreneurs a comprehensive look at racial justice initiatives from companies posting on social media, behavior, and action.
Method Man Launches Cannabis Firm To Support Black Entrepreneurs
Rapper and actor Method Man said he's launching a new marijuana business specifically aimed at boosting other Black-owned cannabis companies.
The Role Marijuana Legalization Can Play In Fighting Racial Injustice
Though NORML said marijuana legalization will not solve racial injustice in America, the organization believes it can be "an important part of this emerging discussion."
21 Black Documentaries, Podcasts, And Books To Expand Anti-Racist Education
Weedmaps News compiled a list of books, documentaries, and podcasts that speak to the racial injustice, police brutality, and long-lasting pain felt by Black people in the United States.
Black-Owned Cannabis Businesses You Can Support Right Now
If you want to put your buying dollars to good use, here are 20 Black-owned cannabis businesses that you can support.
How A Farmer And A Felon Are Trying To Bring Justice To Cannabis
A new brand is offering a portion of its profits to help free people incarcerated for nonviolent crimes.
How To Achieve True Equity In Cannabis - Q&A With Liz Jackson-Simpson and Angela White
"To build wealth within the equity community, you've got to open the door and create opportunity that is intentional," says Liz Jackson-Simpson of Success Centers.
From Prison to Prosperity: CEO Gets A Second Chance in the Cannabusiness
Erin Hackney thought his sterling career was over -- then he founded Mezz Brands.
Cannabis Legalization and the Quest for Social and Economic Justice
Decades of gross racial disparities in marijuana arrests is now giving way to equally gross racial disparities in who profits from the legal marijuana trade.
Challenges and Controversy Swirl Around Marijuana Social Equity Programs in California
Well-intentioned programs to help communities hard hit by decades of zealous policing are underfunded and, so far, ineffective.
New California Law Makes it Easier to Erase Old Marijuana Convictions
Lawmakers addressed the unfairness of people saddled with a lifetime criminal record for doing what is now a legal big business.
Why Are Only 4 Percent of Cannabis Businesses Owned By African Americans?
Black entrepreneurs talk candidly about the lack of representation and what they're doing about it.