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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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Capital Farmer’s Market of 20743 and Food Apartheid in Prince George County

The Food Apartheid  Food is one of the basic necessities for life, and everybody has the right to access healthy food. Healthy food access is not only important for public health but also to build a sustainable and equitable community.  According to a study done by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George …

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The Celebration and History of Gay Pride

Though the origins of Pride Month can span back to the ’50s, President Bill Clinton officially made it “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month” in 2000. President Barack Obama made it more inclusive in 2011, calling it Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. But however you define the true origin of Pride, it is with …

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6 Ways to Consume Cannabis Without Smoking

  Consuming cannabis can be done in a number of ways, with smoking and inhaling being the well-known option. However, not everyone likes to smoke. Smoking cannabis can bring an unpleasant burning to the throat, coughing from a harsh inhale, or the aftertaste of the smoke. For those who prefer an alternative method, stay tuned …

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Social Justice in Cannabis

Within the past couple of decades, cannabis has gone from being a forbidden substance only available on the streets, to a highly profitable product available in everyday dispensaries.  For many, this booming industry has been a good thing. In 2019 alone, the industry created over 33,000 new jobs, according to Cannabis Jobs Report. And those …

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