The Challenges Facing Women and POC Founders in Cannabis

Chanda Macias, CEO of Women Grow, talks diversity and inclusion in marijuana

When it comes to diversity and inclusion, the cannabis industry is uniquely positioned to reconcile its own troubled roots. According to an ACLU report this year, Black Americans are almost four times more likely than white Americans to be arrested for marijuana-related offenses. Yet today, the thriving legal cannabis market still has far to go to right those wrongs: Only 4.3%

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