Marijuana Companies Owned By Women of Color

Despite the liberalization of the cannabis industry, it is still dominated by Whites with Blacks participating little in the marijuana economy. In cases where Blacks participate, they are mostly men. This means that Black women are still underrepresented in the marijuana economy.  People of color have been disproportionately targeted by law enforcement for possessing, consuming,…

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Local Cannabis Growers

Cultivation Centers or cannabis growers are establishments that are licensed to grow and distribute cannabis to dispensaries registered in the District for medical purposes. Medical cannabis grown at cultivation centers is subject to testing for quality assurance and safety purposes. Below we have put together a list of cannabis growers in the Washington DC area. …

Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as June Nineteenth, marks the day when federal troops first arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and free all enslaved people. Today, Juneteenth is celebrated as an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States and has been celebrated by African-Americans since the…