Articles tagged with "equity"
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How to get funding for a cannabis businessGood Tree Capital - Published on May 4, 2021Read more
Opening a small or medium-sized weed business requires funding. Learn about how you can get funding via profits, debt, or equity.
10 questions to ask before starting a cannabis businessGood Tree Capital - Published on March 9, 2021Read more
Thinking about starting a cannabis business but don’t know where to begin? Good Tree Capital helps us learn how to open a legal weed business
28 cannabis predictions for 2021Bruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on December 23, 2020Read more
Just slightly better than a coin toss! Yikes. That’s how well Leafly News predicted the future, as written in 2020. For obvious reasons, everyone’s best-laid plans got swept into history’s junk drawer—next to lawn darts, and those Easter Island statues. Our most accurate 2020 predictions were both pessimistic and optimistic. The sclerotic US Senate stymying […]
Here’s how to start fixing racism in cannabis dispensariesAmara Barnes - Published on June 10, 2020Read more
As a budtender, I see how Black employees and customers are passed over and ignored. Here are five ways to change that.
Boston’s First Licensed Cannabis Shop Is a Big Win for EquityChristine Giraud - Published on August 6, 2019Read more
“There is a national game plan by the bigger companies to dominate 100% of the American space, to monopolize as much as possible,” said the shop’s co-owner. “City councils, mayors, local congressmen—everyone’s affected by the will of the bigger companies.
Does Luxury Cannabis Ignore Social Equity?Danielle Guercio - Published on July 16, 2019Read more
Luxury cannabis has begun filling the shelves of bougie stores across the country, but just because it’s fancy doesn’t necessarily mean it’s sustainable and socially equitable.
Congressional Committee Discusses How to Legalize CannabisBen Adlin & Bruce Barcott - Published on July 10, 2019Read more
While lawmakers seemed to agree on the need to end cannabis prohibition, Wednesday’s hearing highlighted tensions between competing visions of what reform should look like.
Federal Lawmakers Join Industry Advocates in Call for EquityRaj Chander - Published on May 23, 2019Read more
Advocates and legislators increasingly agree: Full cannabis legalization is right around the corner. For many, the next big issue is equality.
‘Legalization 2.0’: Social Equity Becomes a Key QuestionThe Associated Press - Published on May 20, 2019Read more
Social equity has been both a sticking point and selling point this year in New York and New Jersey, among other states weighing whether to allow the adult use of cannabis.
4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From CorporationsChris Roberts - Published on April 18, 2019Read more
A coalition of activists are transforming the day after 4/20 into an advocacy effort aimed at reintroducing social justice into cannabis legalization.