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Study highlights lack of diversity in Canada’s legal cannabis industry

Leadership positions in Canada’s regulated marijuana sector continue to be held predominantly by white males, according to a  statistical analysis released this week. The new analysis from the University of Toronto’s Centre on Drug Policy E…

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Illinois marijuana retail hopefuls drop suit after getting second chance

A group of unsuccessful cannabis retail store license applicants in Illinois withdrew their legal challenge against the state after the governor announced an application do-over. “This is what we were trying to achieve,” Jonathan Loevy, a Chicago lawye…

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The Critical Importance Of Social Equity In The Cannabis Industry

What happens when a movement becomes an industry? That’s precisely what’s playing out every day in the commercial regulated cannabis market. It’s important to consider how the cannabis industry has a more profound burden and responsibility to social eq…