Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York state legislature have confirmed Chris Alexander as Executive Director of the Office of Cannabis Management, and Tremaine Wright as its Board Chair.
Globally-renowned cannabis brand Cookies, founded by rapper Berner, comes to New Jersey for the first time through leading operator TerrAscend.
The third social equity grant from leading cannabis brand Gage is awarded to the program's first female winner, an innovator in policy and sustainable hemp.
In an op-ed, Pastor Isaac Scott warns large institutions: "You perpetuate systemic oppression through your elite standards and unrealistic expectations."
The Cannabis Industry struggles with representation as people of color continue to be disproportionately excluded from the Cannabis space.