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Snoop Dogg Grants Rights To Atlas Global To Use His Name, Likeness To Sell Cannabis Products Internationally

Snoop Dogg has sealed an international exclusive licensing deal for branded cannabis products.

Mar 3, 2023

Mayor Eric Adams Proposes Plan To Turn Those Impacted By Cannabis-Related Crimes Into Entrepreneurs

In timing with the 4/20 holiday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams made a befitting announcement to the public. According to Fortune, he has vocalized his plan to help marginalized communities disproportionately impacted by marijuana-related offenses in the city of New York.

Apr 21, 2022

Black Cannabis Startups in LA Find Themselves Locked Out of the Industry Despite Equity Program

The legalization of cannabis has sparked a once-taboo form of entrepreneurship and has since seen a 76 percent increase in the demand for cannabis-related jobs. As the cannabis market continues to bloom, people of color — who make up the majority of drug law violation arrests — are locked out the money-making enterprise. With the state of California leading the charge of the legal marijuana movement, some Black entrepreneurs still find it hard to open cannabis stores. The Los Angeles Social Equity Program (SEP) was designed to give those with low income, past cannabis-related offenses or arrests — or live in Disproportionately Impacted Areas — support in regards to owning and operating a licensed cannabis business. The program aims to empower those whose community was affected by the War On Drugs and break down obstacles that hinder entry into the cannabis business. One such obstacle is the sought after L.A. Department of Cannabis Regulation business license. According to The...

Feb 5, 2020