Tag Archives: Marijuana

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Marijuana Inc: Growing Opportunities For Black Businesses

Can African Americans cash in on legalized marijuana boom?

Wanda James and her husband, Scott Durrah, own Denver-based Jezebel’s Southern Bistro and Bar. They…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Bob Marley’s Family Helps Launch Global Marijuana Brand

Family works with private equity firm to expand business and cultural legacy

Rita Marley, widow of music legend Bob Marley, has helped launch a marijuana brand with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Institute Teaches Classes on How to Start Marijuana Enterprises

Entrepreneurs will learn how to cash in on emerging industry

California-based Cannabis Career Institute teaches course on how to get started in the marijuana business

By Courtney Connley

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New Win For Marijuana: Washington, D.C. and Oregon Vote to Legalize Marijuana

Activists set sights on Federal recognition as DC, Oregon says Yes to weed

Activists set sights on federal recognition as Washington D.C and Oregon say yes to legalizing…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Poll: 65% Of DC Likely Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

Latest findings indicate voters in the nation's capital overwhelmingly in support

Latest poll finds voters in the nation’s capital overwhelmingly in support legalizing marijuana.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Survey: Nearly 10% Of Americans Go To Work High On Marijuana

Results find people are smoking before going in to work

According to a recent survey, nearly 10% of Americans who are gainfully employed show up…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Government Wants To Buy 12 Acres Of Weed From Pot Farmers

The purpose is for research, marijuana still illegal federally

The government wants to buy 12 acres of marijuana for research according to a listing…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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House Votes for Banking Access to Legal Marijuana Businesses

Latest amendment provides banking support for marijuana industry

The House of Representatives votes for banks to offer traditional banking services to legal marijuana…

By Courtney Connley

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[Exclusive] Part 2: Rick Ross Details Nigerian Business Interests and Winning with MMG Team

'It's no better time than now to set example, rewrite the game'

Mogul Rick Ross sits down for part two of BlackEnterprise.com exclusive to talk business interests…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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African Americans “Deserve” To Cash In On Emerging Marijuana Boom

After decades of disproportionate targeting, blacks can't afford to be left out of emerging weed market

As marijuana legalization gains momentum and spreads across the country it’s time to take stock…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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What Should Marijuana Legalization Mean for the Black Business Owners?

How will black businesses benefit from the growth of the marijuana industry?

Colorado legalized marijuana New Years Day and the states economy is already reaping the benefits

By Sasha King

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Feds: Blacks Have Been Singled-Out for Weed Arrests

Racial disparity in arrests grew steadily over the last decade, data shows

In some states, African Americans were as much as eight times more likely to be…

By Aaron Morrison

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Investors Gather to Fund Promising Marijuana Companies in Seattle

Experst call legalized marijuana the greatest investment opportunity since the fall of communism

Investors from around the world will gather in Seattle to hear pitches from the top…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Rihanna’s 10 Tour Buses Stopped, Weed Found

Ten of singer's tour buses were stopped on the road for marijuana.

Rihanna was not on any of the tour buses at the time of the search.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Marijuana Entrepreneurs Face Excessive High Tax Rates Due to Old Laws

Another case of old laws hurting new industries

Laws set up to stop drug smugglers are hurting innovation in the “green revolution”

By C. Daniel Baker

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Marijuana Based Sandwiches Headed To The NorthEast

Marijuana Based Sandwiches Headed to the Northeast

Arizona based delivery service looks to expand

Last year Cheba Hut made about $10 million in sales and continues to grow

By C. Daniel Baker

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Where Marijuana is Legal, Dealers prepare to battle Corporate Cannabis

Street Drug Dealers Fear Business Loss From Legal Weed Dealers Across Country

With the coming "Green Rush," street level weed dealers fear the future

Small time dealers prepare to get pushed out

By C. Daniel Baker

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Few People Arrested In New York For Marijuana Possession

Cyrus Vance, the powerful D.A. for Manhattan, said that there are considerable long-term economic consequences for the people arrested.

The study tracked arrests over a 15-year period.

By Laurence Afums

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Where Marijuana is Legal, Dealers prepare to battle Corporate Cannabis

Marijuana’s Legalization is Complicated for Business Owners

Even with new laws business owners still face hassles & red tape

Dave Schwaab ran a dispensary named “Abundant Healing” in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2009, a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Rapper Lil’ Scrappy Arrested in Atlanta

Reality star violated probation for marijuana conviction

Reality star violated probation for marijuana conviction

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Brown Fails Drug Test in Rihanna Case

Singer says he has medical prescription for marijuana

Singer says he has medical prescription for marijuana

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Popular NYC Restaurant Sued for Letting Stars Smoke Weed in Basement

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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African Grandmothers Grow Popular Drug To Support Families

Popular strain of marijuana called "Swazi Gold" helps these women support their families

Popular strain of marijuana called “Swazi Gold” helps these women support their families

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Calif Border Inspectors Find Pot In Fish Container

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. border inspector suspected something fishy about the truckload of…

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