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Two Women Promoting Racial Equity In The Cannabis Industry

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The People's Group Fund's Frederika McClary and Christine De La Rosa promoting racial equity
Meet the two women promoting racial equity within the cannabis industryThe People’s Group Fund is promoting racial equity by supporting women’s economic empowerment in communities of colorEven though Christine De La Rosa lived in California, the first US state to legalize medical cannabis, it never occurred to her to use the substance to treat her illnesses. She couldn’t shake the cultural...

Olivia Newton-John: An Advocate For Cannabis

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Olivia Newton-John was a much-needed advocate for cannabis cause. Why won’t our doctors listen?Australia lost both a musical icon and an important advocate for patients when Olivia Newton-John died last week. Her battle against breast cancer and her determination to help patients have therapeutic choice has been instrumental in creating awareness around different treatment options, including medicinal cannabis. Olivia and...

6 Hudson County Women Leading The Cannabis Industry

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Jessica F. Gonzalez Hudson County Women
We’re highlighting some of the Women Cannabis Trailblazers in the Hudson County area and asking what they think about the Legal Cannabis Industry and how women will fit into it. Read on for a list of incredible women to see how they’ve survived and thrived within the Cannabis Industry in Hudson County. Chelsea S. Duffy | Co-founder & CEO of...

Vic Styles: A Space For Women Of Color In The Cannabis World

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Vic Styles: A Space For Women Of Color In The Cannabis World
Vic Styles wanted a space for women of color to find kinship in the cannabis world — and she’s making it a reality As she sits cross legged on a blush throw rug in her Brooklyn apartment, Victoria ‘Vic’ Styles recounts the first time she ever felt connected to true creativity. The then-24-year-old had just moved to Los Angeles from...

Tess Taylor And The “Heinz Of Cannabis”

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How an entrepreneur founded the ‘Heinz of cannabis’ after struggling to find opioid-free relief for her veteran parents When Tess Taylor, a Texas-born military brat, saw her veteran parents struggling with joint pains and body aches, she turned to two things she knew intimately: weed and food. Taylor’s 76-year-old dad is a Vietnam War vet, and, after he retired from active...