BIPOC Cannabis Stories – Member Spotlight Series

Member Spotlight: Latino Cann, Hyve

Julio Urrutia Brings the Inaugural Latino Cann to Chicago's Fiesta del Sol Latinos in the United States are the most potentially profitable market for cannabis in the country. Latinos in the United...

Member Spotlight: Green Qween

Andrés Rigal and Taylor Bazley of Green Qween: “Queer All Year!” “Many people don’t know that the cannabis industry was founded by queer people,” said Andrés Rigal, co-owner of Green Qween, a...

Member Spotlight: Wana Brands

"If you're not helping your community, who is going to help you?" - Karla Rodriguez, Wana Brands   “At the most human level, the most important thing we can work on is equity,” said Karla...

Member Spotlight: Colorado Kush Company

"We Laid the Foundation and Paid the Heftiest Prices" - Steven Duran, Colorado Kush Company & Cookies Pueblo From a young age growing up in Pueblo, Colorado, Steven Duran was “knee-deep into...

Member Spotlight: Nolef Turns, Inc.

"Fight for the People Who Have Been Harmed in the Past" - Sheba Williams of Nolef Turns, Inc. “The intersections between the criminal legal system and cannabis legalization absolutely intersect...
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Member Spotlight: Winston Engineering

"It Comes Down to Being Intentional." “I was always one of those curious kids getting in trouble for taking things apart,” recalls Anthony Winston III, P.E., P.Eng., of his early years in the South...
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Member Spotlight: Tetragram

“We Have to Bring the Attention Back to the Medicine”"I saw the unity of the people who were embracing the plant and realized this was the industry I wanted to be in,” says Otha Smith III when he...

Member Spotlight Archives (2021)

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