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3 Meaningful Ways The Cannabis Industry Can Support Black Lives Matter

As a son of Haitian immigrants, a Navy veteran, and a cannabis entrepreneur, I know that more needs to be done.

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.

A 'Wake-Up Call' For The Cannabis Industry - Q&A With Mimi Lam of Superette

"I am proud to be a person of colour in cannabis, but this is an industry that is far from equal or just," says Mimi Lam of Superette.

Bernie Sanders And Cory Booker On What Legal Cannabis Would Mean For People Of Color

The senators analyzed how cannabis criminalization drives deep wedges into society with long-term, damaging consequences.

Black-Owned Hemp And CBD Businesses You Need To Know About

These entrepreneurs are working to transform and broaden the color spectrum of the industry.

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