Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

Illinois city uses weed sales tax for reparations

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Evanston, Illinois, becomes the first US city to use marijuana taxes to restore the Black community The city of Evanston, IL, has committed to correcting its historical harms with reparations financed by a local tax on legal cannabis sales. Extensive study and advocacy by 5th Ward Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons and local historian Dino Robinson […]

How to show up for women and minorities in cannabis

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There are 28 days in February dedicated to honoring the Black community, and 31 in March to honor women. But that isn’t enough. We must actively choose to support women and minorities in cannabis 24/7/365. It’s easy to fall into a pattern of thinking that women face one set of problems while people of color […]