Updated: Jun 19
The "Green Rush" began in 2012 when Washington and Colorado legalized cannabis. Ever since, additional states and investors have taken advantage of the market. As with most industries, cannabis inequity exists for growers, manufacturers, distributors, dispensaries, and marketers of color. The "War on Drugs" impacted the Black Community the hardest, outnumbering whites on possession charges nearly 4-to-1. Now we see a new racial bias in terms of licensing, regulation, policy, even farming. Here are a few Black-Owned CBD brands and Cannabis Boutiques, having defied the odds, created nichés for themselves providing herbal remedies for all that ails you.
Luxurious Scents and All Natural Skin, Hair and Beard Care Products
Euphorium was founded with a rebellious spirit and a compassionate desire to create an unparalleled experience for cannabis patients and enthusiasts. The founder has over twenty years experience in pharmaceuticals and biotech. She is now using her expertise to help patients with natural and holistic solutions for chronic symptoms.
DRoc Palmer is the founder of his company Extreme Terpz. This Black-owned business provides hemp-derived CBD sublingual tinctures, caramels, gummies, hemp pre-rolls and hemp flower eighths.
Each bathing experience is carefully formulate. handcrafted (small batch + made from scratch), and perfected with zero compromises, short-cuts or toxins -leaving only amazing results.
Kayaire addresses the skincare needs of minority women and men, especially the individuals suffering from psoriasis, eczema, and acne or any skin issue.
Handmade hemp skincare & high quality cannalifestyle supplies & accessories.
Based in Roswell, GA, Nuleaf #1 specializes in premium organic and vegan CBD products. The items range from CBD-infused pain creams, tinctures/oils, skincare applicants, and even pet products.
Wanda James is the founder and CEO of Simply Pure CBD as well as Simply Pure Dispensary. The Simply Pure brand is known worldwide due to the media attention it has received from programs such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CBS Sunday Morning Holiday Special, “Eat, Drink and Be Merry” and CNBC’s Marijuana USA.
Total Peace & Wellness is committed to continually educate community stakeholders on the safety of using CBD while promoting health and wellness.
Clean. Conscious. CBD Beauty.
Non-toxic, non-irritating and packed with powerful botanicals, infused with social purpose into purposeful beauty, unleashed.
The company launched on April 20, 2019 with the goal of becoming the largest and most reputable minority-owned Cannabis/CBD oil company in the world.
Zima 360º Wellness specializes in CBD infused, organically sourced Caribbean style meals, drinks and seasoning blends. Founded by Colyn Wanjiru AKA Chef Wani, also offers culinary caregiver services for medical marijuana patients and protein recovery meal plans for athletes.
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