The Minority Cannabis Business Association has elected its Board of Directors to serve the 2017-2018 term. This year’s group consists of a stellar group of business owners, policy makers and accomplished activists. Each member represents a diverse background of professions, perspectives and cultures of the growing cannabis market. The list of MCBA Board Members is…
We believe that, at its core, cannabis is a medicinal plant that heals. We also believe that the cannabis industry has an obligation to play a leading role in healing the communities devastated by cannabis prohibition. Our bill recognizes the scope of impact of the war on drugs and creates a pathway for economic empowerment and community reinvestment equal in scope to the impact felt. It outlines a framework for regulating the cannabis industry and lists clear guidelines and the institutional participation needed to ensure cannabis revenue reaches those who need it most.
The ‘Marijuana Justice Act’ will reinvest $500 million in communities most impacted by the war on drugs by divesting in prisons and outdated law enforcement practices. The bill ends the federal prohibition on marijuana, makes it easier to expunge past criminal charges, and stops deportations based solely on marijuana charges. Washington, D.C – August 1,…
“We need to become less conservative in what we follow and allow people to truly be free with their own bodies,” says Rapper and Activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render as he discusses cannabis in a new episode of UNCODE entitled “GREAT SMOKE.” The episode focuses on African Americans in the cannabis industry, as well as health benefits, and ideas of stereotypical criminalizing.
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