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Al Harrington Talks Cannabis Sales and Covid-19, The Hiring Power of Social Equity and ‘Never Giving Up’

As a founder, 16-season NBA player, and father of four, Al Harrington may be more experienced than most at staying cool under pressure and at making tough decisions, including pivots, that benefit a larger goal. But Harrington, who’s been an active can…

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As a founder, 16-season NBA player, and father of four, Al Harrington may be more experienced than most at staying cool under pressure and at making tough decisions, including pivots, that benefit a larger goal. But Harrington, who’s been an active cannabis entrepreneur and advocate since retiring from the NBA in 2014, believes that anyone can find success in their chosen field so long as they’re in it for the right reasons — even now,…

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The Tosh Family: Torn by Injustice, United by Love (and Cannabis)

“My brother still is confined to a bed, still unable to communicate, still cannot move with any intention, literally needs to be turned every two hours and every aspect of all of his needs have to be taken care of by somebody else,” shares Niambe McInt…

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“My brother still is confined to a bed, still unable to communicate, still cannot move with any intention, literally needs to be turned every two hours and every aspect of all of his needs have to be taken care of by somebody else,” shares Niambe McIntosh during a conversation about her brother Jawara and her family’s journey over the past couple years. Jawara McIntosh, Peter Tosh’s youngest son, followed his father’s footsteps not only in…

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Jack Herer: A Lifelong Cannabis Advocate

By Goldleaf’s Alfonso Colasuonno, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis. What do Jack the Ripper and Jack Skellington have in common? If you’re well-versed in cannabis culture, you’ll know that they’re both popular cultivars, and so are Sour Jack, …

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By Goldleaf’s Alfonso Colasuonno, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis. What do Jack the Ripper and Jack Skellington have in common? If you’re well-versed in cannabis culture, you’ll know that they’re both popular cultivars, and so are Sour Jack, Jack Herer, Jack’s Cleaner, and many more. But do you know where all those names come from? You might simply assume they’re named after some guy named Jack who created the cultivars, but there’s more to it…

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“Brownie Mary” Was a Cannabis Advocate, Activist and Culinary Rebel

Mary Jane Rathbun, also known as “Brownie Mary,” baked cannabis brownies for cancer and AIDS patients, referring to them as her “kids”. Mary Jane Rathbun didn’t look like a rebel, but looks can be deceiving. At first glance, what people saw was a grand…

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Mary Jane Rathbun, also known as “Brownie Mary,” baked cannabis brownies for cancer and AIDS patients, referring to them as her “kids”. Mary Jane Rathbun didn’t look like a rebel, but looks can be deceiving. At first glance, what people saw was a grandmotherly woman with large glasses, a silvery perm and a sweater vest, more likely inspiring visions of knitting by a duck pond than fighting against drug prohibition. – Read the entire article…

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