Ganja Industry Disconnect, Should 4/20 Be Peter Tosh Day?

While this is yet to be any sort of debate, being based in Jamaica, the birthplace of the legendary Peter Tosh, when 4/20 rolls around a few cannasseurs gather to consume ganja in peace and harmony with nature and much of the world. It’s a day celebrated by persons with a deeper relationship with the … Read more

Why it’s important to buy from Black and POC-owned cannabis businesses

Hannah Meadows When legal cannabis entered the US economy, tech startups, pot shops, and numerous brands flooded the space. Yet despite this explosive growth, Black and Brown entrepreneurs within the cannabis sector have been edged out since day one.  The overcriminalization of weed and over-policing of communities of color — even as more states regularly legalize every … Read more

America’s 1st African American pot shop owner Wanda James open’s up.

By Maudlyne Ihejirika After serving in the U.S. Navy, then working in marketing and sales for Fortune 100 companies — followed by managing political campaigns — Wanda James had no idea the cannabis industry was where she’d make her mark. But it was. She’s entered the annals of black history as co-founder of the nation’s first … Read more

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