How to Diversity Your CBD Usage with Tried-and-Tested Methods

Diversifying CBD Usage with Tried-and-tested Methods One of the fastest-growing segments of the mainstream retail market in the United States is the CBD (cannabidiol) market. By 2022, the Brightfield Group estimates that it will be worth $ 22 billion in the U.S. alone, indicating growing acceptance for this naturally-occurring chemical,…

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Does the Cannabis Industry Have a Diversity Problem?

Does the Cannabis Industry Have a Diversity Problem? While there’s no disputing the cannabis industry’s rapid growth, there’s one problem that’s plagued the industry for a while: the lack of diversity . Many consider it the industry’s blindspot and one that sorely needs to be addressed. In a shocking study…

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How to Solve the Diversity Issue within the Cannabis Industry

How to Solve the Diversity Issue within the Cannabis Industry With the legal cannabis industry growing at an exceptional pace over the years, we are beginning to see a few unforeseen issues arise. One of these issues relates to “racial disparities” within the industry. Currently, the industry is predominantly run…

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Maryland lawmakers OK bill to boost diversity in state’s medical marijuana industry

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to help improve diversity in Maryland’s new medical marijuana industry received final approval by the General Assembly on Monday, as lawmakers worked toward a midnight deadline when the legislative session is scheduled to end. Maryland lawmakers also will be working on measures designed to…

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Diversity is coming to Colorado’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders say

Colorado’s cannabis industry so white — but not for much longer. Diversity is coming to the state’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders vowed at the Minority Cannabis Business Association’s first-ever Opportunity Summit held Friday and Saturday at the University of Denver. The new organization is determined that…

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San Francisco’s new “Office of Cannabis” to dig into diversity issues, MMJ affordability

Published: Jul 26, 2017, 1:50 pm • Updated: Jul 26, 2017, 1:50 pm By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco officials have approved a new Office of Cannabis in advance of recreational marijuana sales starting in California next year. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Board of…

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Former NFL player Marvin Washington is stepping up for CBD and diversity in cannabis industry

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 1:51 pm • Updated: Mar 8, 2017, 1:51 pm By Michael O’Keeffe, Special To The Cannabist NEW YORK — Marvin Washington says many of his NFL teammates used cannabis to unwind and ease the pain that inevitably comes from playing America’s most violent game — but…

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Looking for a weed job? Maryland medical marijuana panel to hire diversity consultant

Published: Nov 29, 2016, 6:48 am • Updated: Nov 29, 2016, 6:48 am By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — The Maryland medical marijuana commission is taking steps toward evaluating minority participation in the state’s nascent cannabis industry, the panel’s executive director said Monday after critics complained…

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Charlo Greene Announces Partnership with Crop King Seeds for Canadian Cannabis Diversity Summit

DENVER (August 31, 2016) – Go GREENE, the organizer of the international Cannabis Diversity Summit series, today announced that Crop King Seeds is officially partnering with the organization to bring the diversity outreach event to Vancouver for the Canadian Cannabis Diversity Summit. Taking place September 16, 2016 at Marc Emery’s…

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Minority Cannabis Business Association Partners with Charlo Greene to Kick Off International Cannabis Diversity Summit Event Series in Detroit

On August 13, 2016, The Minority Cannabis Business Association will join with local activists, business owners and community members at the Detroit MCBA Cannabis Diversity Summit to discuss the local and national cannabis market, how people of color can access it and how to ensure it works to heal the…

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