Cannabis and Coronavirus: Industry Ramps Up Efforts to Help during Pandemic

Ed. Note: This story is part of a continuing series about the cannabis industry's humanitarian efforts during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cresco Labs Social Equity Program Helps Those Impacted by War on Drugs

Cannabis may be creating new jobs and business opportunities for some, but for those with previous cannabis-related convictions, even if those violations...
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Cannabis Social Equity Programs Taking Center Stage Across the Country

Nothing can truly make up for the unnecessary damage inflicted on so many by the war on drugs. And worse yet, even...
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Keeping the Pressure on Cannabis Social Justice Reform

There is no shortage of controversial topics in the cannabis industry, but the intertwined issues of social justice and social equity reside near the...
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Cannabis Delivery Retailer Offers Membership Discounts to Veterans

SAN FRANCISCO – Membership delivery retailer Flower Company has added a special program for U.S. military veterans. At, veterans can sign up for...
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Jetty Extracts, PAX Labs Launch Fundraiser for California Wildfire Relief

OAKLAND, Calif. – The cannabis industry has a big heart that shows itself by making community outreach and contributing to those in need. In...
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Woolsey Fire Fundraiser Set for Feb. 15 in Downtown Los Angeles (UPDATED)

LOS ANGELES – Out of the Ashes, a fundraiser for victims of the recent Southern California fires, is set for Friday, February 15, in...
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Cannabis Contributes to Communities, Despite Limitations

Cannabis professionals from every industry category have proved that they are a big-hearted bunch, often sharing their good fortune with local communities and people-in-need. But...
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6th Annual Holiday Heroes Benefits Homeless Veterans

LOS ANGELES – Life hasn’t always been easy for Michael “BigMike” Straumietis. He lived in poverty as a child, and as a young man...
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Cannabis Companies Mobilize to Fight Hunger on World Food Day

OAKLAND, Calif. – One in eight Americans—40 million people—struggles with food insecurity, which exists in every U.S. county, according to the U.S. Department of...