THIS 29 YEAR OLD BLACK WOMAN IS THE YOUNGEST DISPENSARY OWNER IN THE U.S. MEET HOPE WISEMAN

At age 29, Maryland native Hope Wiseman is the youngest Black woman to own a marijuana dispensary in the U.S. Determined to break barriers in the cannabis industry, as well as within her community, and provide an opportunity to show others how to create generational wealth, Wiseman founded Mary and Main, a dispensary located in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The dispensary is not only a place for people to purchase medical cannabis, but a space to learn about the plant and become educated about efforts to end the “war on drugs”…

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NBA’S CHRIS WEBBER MARIJUANA MENTOR Aims To Help Minorities Succeed In The Weed Biz

Ex-NBA star Chris Webber believes there’s A LOT of money to be made in the weed business … and he wants to make sure minorities get a fair shot to get that green. Webber has teamed up with JW Asset Management to launch a $100 million private equity fund specifically to help minority entrepreneurs succeed in the marijuana industry, which has exploded all over the country. The issue … Webber says there are several barriers in place which seem to prevent minorities from getting a piece of the action — and he’s…

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Jay-Z Creates $10M Fund to Invest in Minority-Owned Cannabis Companies

According to the Wall Street Journal, Jay-Z is launching a $10 million fund to invest in minority-owned cannabis businesses. Hov told the WSJ that his latest venture is a step toward rectifying the War on Drugs’ ill-effects and the disproportionate impact on black and brown communities. “It’s really unbelievable how that can happen,” said Jay. “We were the ones most negatively affected by the war on drugs, and America has turned around and created a business from it that’s worth billions.” The WSJ reports that Hov’s $10 million investment is…

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