Creating wealth for the next generation of African Americans through the cannabis industry – EP 61

Charles Johnson Esq is the co-founder and CEO of Leafspotz Inc., an African American B2B cannabis transportation and logistics software company pursuing a class 4 license in New Jersey. Leafspotz’s transportation software platform will help simplify the distribution needs between New Jersey cannabis businesses with an end-to-end supply chain solution…

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Swimming with Weed Sharks – Corporate Cannabis Carves Up the South African Marijuana Market

As countries and states take advantage of the new cannabis rush through legalization, South Africa is also embracing all the potentials it has to offer. The South African Government is set to introduce its cannabis master plan, enabling cultivation in the multi-billion dollar industry.  The government’s plans have sparked a…

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Is South African Cannabis Legalization The Canary in the Coal Mine For Marijuana Prohibition?

Is South African Cannabis Legalization The Canary in the Coal Mine For Marijuana Prohibition? Over the past few years there has been a consistent rise in tolerance for cannabis related laws around the globe. With Cannabis spearheading the legalization movement in “modernized countries”, it was not the first country to…

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Anti-marijuana Kansas lawmaker: African Americans more susceptible to drug abuse because of “genetics”

Published: Jan 8, 2018, 5:11 pm • Updated: Jan 8, 2018, 5:13 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives is facing criticism this week after arguing that illicit drugs are illegal in part because of “the African Americans” and their predisposition to drug…

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Maryland medical marijuana bill could boost African American businesses

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 1:25 pm By Oluwatomike Adeboyejo,  capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. — After a four-year wait to provide medical cannabis to patients, the drug could be available to Marylanders as early as this month, according to industry stakeholders. “I think…

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Despite Philadelphia Marijuana Decriminalization African Americans Still Taken Into Custody At Much Higher Rate

The City of Philadelphia passed a measure that decriminalized possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana. However, issuing a ‘code violation’ instead of taking the person into custody is at the discretion of the officer. While most issue a code violation, some still do not. And those that do…

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