The cannabis industry is booming, but for many Black Americans the price of entry is steep

Cannabis is booming. US sales topped $18bn last year and the industry currently accounts for 321,000 full-time jobs across 37 states. Cannabis is also creating jobs faster than any other industry in the US. But for many Black Americans – who are close to four times as likely to be arrested for cannabis charges as white people …

10 Countries Where You Wouldn’t Want To Get Caught With Weed

Attitudes towards marijuana have been changing in America and around the world. So have public opinion and drug laws. But not everywhere. And there remains several countries where change is not going to happen any time soon. https://herb.co/news/travel/strictest-weed-laws-around-the-world/?utm_source=1Point%20Subscribers&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=September%2C%20Monday%206th%20%2F%20XVAPE%20%2F%20Email%20Campaign%202021-09-06%209am%20PST%20%28UDM9hW%29&_kx=wmjJMQXGNrVlRaJlOfrE0bFB7hgSjxMNXHsPowU2QICEhU1Cvfz_SEEAjf5HbZNm.WfpySB

Do you trust your doctor about cannabis?

Barely a quarter of cannabis users trust their doctor to provide them with reliable information about medical cannabis and how to use it to treat their medical or health conditions, according to a recent survey. https://cannigma.com/research/do-you-trust-your-doctor-about-cannabis/?utm_source=All%20Active%20Users%20%E2%80%94%C2%A0Sample&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter%206.9.2021%20Group%202%20%28Rr6mzk%29&_kx=8G3OumshLvEfThcp28ReRczuzrPAIU-MWOpNcx5ueGO9Kp14cLaD_i0UpkDn7gGP.J8JtEm

NBA’s Kevin Durant and Weedmaps Team Up Against Cannabis Stigma

NBA all-star Kevin Durant and Weedmaps have announced a new partnership will make the basketball star and online cannabis marketplace teammates in a campaign to address the ongoing stigma against cannabis. Under the multiyear agreement, Durant and his financial enterprise Thirty Five Ventures will work to break down the negative stereotypes associated with cannabis while …

Weddings are now one of the life events that cannabis enthusiasts are using to express their love for weed.  And there is a growing list of products (and wedding planners) that will help you and your guests get high at your nuptials. Wanna’ integrate cannabis into your Big Day? Here a few product suggestions. https://cbdtesters.co/2021/08/22/i-do-cannabis-products-for-the-ultimate-wedding/

I Wanted to Join the Legal Cannabis Industry. Now I’m Sitting in Prison.

Jonathan Wall has been incarcerated for the last 12 months at the Chesapeake Detention Facility, a supermax security lock up in Baltimore, Maryland for selling weed. If convicted, he could be sentenced to anywhere from 10 years to life in prison without any possibility of parole. https://truthout.org/articles/i-wanted-to-join-the-legal-cannabis-industry-now-im-sitting-in-prison/

Singer-songwriter David Crosby ranks among the last musicians standing from the Woodstock generation. A Grammy winner twice inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—as co-founder of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, he often serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of hedonistic excess among the rock star set. https://www.leafly.com/news/lifestyle/david-crosby-recalls-greatest-marijuana-moments

Jamaican hotelier offers Sha’carri Richardson one-week vacation

Sha’Carri’s ganja vacation? Delroy Allen the owner and managing director of Takuma Boutique Hotel in Mt. Zion, Montego Bay, a GanjaVacations resort partner, is extending a complimentary one-week, all-inclusive vacation to US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson. It’s a respite that, he hopes, will put her “on a track for spiritual and emotional renewal.” Well! Will she, …

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