Achieving True Social Equity Requires Changing the Cannabis Culture

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It’s no secret the cannabis industry is off-balance when it comes to people of color and business ownership. In 2017, an estimated 12 percent of cannabis businesses were Black-, Latin-, or Asian-owned, and the percentage hasn’t increased much since then. A legalized market has created massive career and entrepreneurial opportunities, but less than a third of the thirty-six states where …

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Cannabis Journaling — An Exercise For Experimentation And Grounding

There are many resources that speak to the various effects of the different products and types of cannabis. This information reflects how the majority of us respond to its components. What we need to figure out is how it affects us as an individual. Our bodies all vary in our response to cannabis. I like to say that we are …

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How to Understand CBD Lingo

“Knowing the difference between broad spectrum, full spectrum and isolate — as well as CBD oil and hempseed oil — can help you choose the products that are right for you.” It wasn’t too long ago that if you asked somebody what CBD was, they would look at you with a puzzled expression on their face. Today, CBD is on …

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100+ Of The Most Important Women In Weed 2020

In honor of International Women’s Day, we are releasing our annual “Most Important Women in Weed” list for 2020. This list includes women in the industry that have collectively moved the industry forward with all of their hard work, continuous dedication and effort. This year we opened up the list for nominations and received almost a thousand nominees. After consideration …

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A Cancer Survivor’s Guide to Using Cannabis to Cope With Chemotherapy

When I was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer, I decided to get my California medical cannabis card and used medicinal cannabis products for effective symptom management. This helped me avoid taking other pharmaceuticals that could have caused further complications during treatment. There are so many things I wish I would have known then that I know now, but my …

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