Category Archives: cannabis equity

How Hawthorne Gardening Company fights for an equitable cannabis industry

Cannabis should open doors—not shut them. The wave of cannabis legalization is a net good: Growers are coming out of the shadows, the agricultural economy is getting a boost, and millions of people have access to the plant for a variety of purposes. But ending prohibition isn’t enough—even after legalization, the shockwaves of the drug […]

The Roll-up bonus episode: ‘Seeds of Change’ author Janessa Bailey

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Bruce talks with Leafly Culture Editor Janessa Bailey about Seeds of Change: Strategies to create an equitable cannabis industry, a new report that takes a multifaceted look at the the cannabis industry and social justice. The report introduces the Leafly Equity Score, which assesses the progress of individual states in implementing the policies that create […]