Following a recent act of gun violence in Harlem, New York State Assembly candidate Shawanna Vaughn discusses the importance of adequate mental health care as a preventative measure against future violence.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). This Juneteenth, she reflects on the legacy that led to New York's current public housing crisis.
CWCBExpo: New York Cannabis Industry Hosts Mayor Eric Adams, Redman, Women and LGBTQIA-Owned Brands, and More
CWCBExpo returned to New York City for another incredible three days of cannabis industry news and activities. Speakers included Mayor Eric Adams and rapper Redman, while the nation's first dedicated LGBTQIA+ space premiered at a cannabis expo.
We asked five cannabis industry experts from different sectors to share their insights on the good, bad, and political parts of doing plant-based business in 2022.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). But her lifelong experience with systemic inequities allows her to focus on the most important community needs.
The rerelease of “This Love (Taylor’s Version)” reminds fans who Taylor Swift used to be and how she has inspired a new generation of female artists, including Olivia Rodrigo, to reclaim their narratives.
Gary Chambers' Senate Campaign in Louisiana Stirs the Pot: Candidate for Congress Is Pro-Cannabis, Anti-Gerrymandering
Gary Chambers went viral with his Senate campaign ads when he smoked a blunt and burned the Confederate flag. Now the Congress hopeful from Louisiana is gaining more ground among the cannabis community. Can he win in 2022?
The House of Representatives passed the MORE Act, legislation to decriminalize cannabis at the federal level, for the second time. What's next?
I Can Relate: An Op-ed by Shawanna Vaughn: A Harlem Resident Running For for New York State Assembly, 70th District
Shawanna Vaughn is a new contender for New York State Assembly's 70th District. But she can relate to the Harlem community - here's why the people should vote for her to represent them in office.
Jessica Jackson of REFORM Alliance on Prison, Parole and Systemic Failure: "Hurt People Hurt People"
Jessica Jackson, Chief Advocacy Officer of REFORM Alliance and a co-creator of the 2018 First Step Act, is working to change our nation's failures within the prison and parole systems.
At CannPack East 2021, industry experts raised critical discussions on cannabis packaging licensing, regulation and design; the founders of the New York City Cannabis Industry Association explained why trade associations help push state legalization forward.
Members of the New York City Cannabis Industry Association and Hudson Valley Cannabis Industry Association discussed New York's future for home-grow and fair housing at the Wake & Bake fundraiser on Staten Island.
The Supreme Court's powers of judicial review could allow the justices to legalize cannabis on a federal level - but how likely is the Roberts Court to do so?