social justice

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.

Brendan Bures

· 3 min read

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.

Lindsey Bartlett

· 12 min read

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.

Marijuana Business Daily

· 2 min read

76 Percent Of Consumers Support Expungement Of Felony Records For Cannabis Offenses

A recent survey found the vast majority of cannabis consumers today support nationwide criminal justice reform.

Lindsey Bartlett

· 3 min read

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."

Brendan Bures

· 4 min read

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.

Nic Juarez

· 3 min read

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.

Lindsey Bartlett

· 15+ min read

Los Angeles County To Dismiss 66,000 Cannabis Convictions

Automatic record clearance at-scale can help right the wrongs of the War on Drugs, officials say.

Nina Zdinjak

· 2 min read

Will Michigan Become the Latest State to Wipe Out Cannabis Convictions?

A proposed Michigan law would expunge criminal records for misdemeanor marijuana charges.

dispensaries.com

· 4 min read

The Unheard Voices of the Cannabis Social Equity Movement

It's fallen to the legal cannabis industry to address the wrongs of the War on Drugs.

Rabbi Dr. Baruch HaLevi

· 6 min read

The Holy Trinity of Social Equity

Undoing the damage of the War on Drugs requires both government mandates and the good faith commitment of the cannabis industry.

Rabbi Dr. Baruch HaLevi

· 5 min read

Volunteer Coders Partner With San Francisco to Clear 9,300 Marijuana Arrest Records

People arrested with a joint long ago were saddled with criminal records for decades.

dispensaries.com

· 3 min read