Updated: Jun 19, 2020
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.
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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.