Expungement Clinic

Each month, Peake ReLeaf & Mary and Main will be holding a virtual expungement clinic in partnership with The Maryland Medical Dispensary Association, Minorities for Medical Marijuana, The Cannabis Patient Advocacy Association and Shulman Rogers. An expungement is the removal of court and police records from public inspection. This Expungement event is designed to provide…

The Importance of Access to Healthcare

Nationwide, all citizens have access to comprehensive and high quality healthcare. Having access to a network of highly trained and competent healthcare professionals gives each person the opportunity to maintain optimal mental, physical and relational health. By having access to a multidisciplinary healthcare team can also ensure immediate access to the right medical professional to…

Roots of 710

When most people think of cannabis holidays, 420 comes to mind, but there’s another holiday that many cannabis aficionados celebrate.  710, or July 10th, focuses on highlighting cannabis in all its forms, particularly oils, concentrates, and dabs. 710 still isn’t as well-known or as popular as 420 and only dates back to 2012. Compared with…

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…