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What is Juneteenth and Why is it Celebrated?

Juneteenth is a nationally celebrated commemoration that originated in Texas in 1865. June 19th, or Juneteenth, began as an African American Emancipation Day to commemorate freedom. Find out more about this historical event and why it is making a comeback as a more widely appreciated day. Why Did Juneteenth Start? On June 19, 1865, African …

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Do You Need a Medical Card to Buy from a Dispensary in MD?

In the state of Maryland, the only way to consume cannabis legally is with a Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) Identity Card. The way to get started is to register online at the MMCC website before speaking to a physician. This will start the application process in Maryland. Although it is generally a quick and …

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History of DC Gay Pride

History of DC Gay Pride

There is a long history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other communities coming together in celebration and remembrance. Pride in D.C. has a rich tapestry of people coming together, including allies, in support of pride in various ways. From 1975 to 1990, the Club House in DC was a community gathering space that boasted …

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Social Equity

Social Equity – Creating Equitable and Fair Practices for Marijuana Dispensaries

Legal cannabis workers are pushing the boundaries and creating spaces where people can have access to medical marijuana, currently legal in 37 states. In Michigan, for instance, there are more cannabis workers than police officers. Employment is blowing up across the sector. Social equity is an important part of that equation. Social equity informs hiring …

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4/20

4/20

Annual holidays are not just about picnics and federal days of celebration. Tens of thousands of Americans also gather to celebrate a drug gaining momentum across many states for legalization even if it is illegal federally. Marijuana is cherished by many and so created a celebratory date to display their joy and love of this …

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