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Outspoken Cannabis Activist Chris Enns Charged in Connection With Halifax Dispensary Raids

An outspoken Halifax medical marijuana advocate and shop owner is now facing more charges after a raid of two cannabis dispensaries last month. Halifax Regional Police say Christopher Enns turned himself in Wednesday morning. The 34-year-old from East …

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An outspoken Halifax medical marijuana advocate and shop owner is now facing more charges after a raid of two cannabis dispensaries last month. Halifax Regional Police say Christopher Enns turned himself in Wednesday morning. The 34-year-old from East Chezzetcook is facing charges of possession of cannabis for the purpose of distributing and selling, possession for the use in production or distribution of illicit cannabis, and possession of property obtained by crime. – Read the entire…

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Cannabis Activist And Policy Strategist Weighs In On How BLM Movement May Shape Industry

For more than two decades, Khadijah Tribble has been an expert on equity and inclusion in the cannabis industry. The founder of Marijuana Matters, a cannabis education and advocacy incubator, Tribble also co-founded Marijuana Policy Trust, a think tank…

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For more than two decades, Khadijah Tribble has been an expert on equity and inclusion in the cannabis industry. The founder of Marijuana Matters, a cannabis education and advocacy incubator, Tribble also co-founded Marijuana Policy Trust, a think tank that focuses on building inclusiveness and diversity within the space. Recently, she was named vice president of social responsibility for Curaleaf, one of the country’s top multistate operators. There she is parlaying her expertise and experience…

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With 40,000 Americans Incarcerated for Marijuana Offenses, the Cannabis Industry Needs to Step Up, Activists Said This Week

An estimated 40,000 people today are incarcerated for marijuana offenses even as: the overall legal cannabis industry is booming; one state after another is legalizing; and cannabis companies are making healthy profits. That discrepancy is dead wrong, …

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An estimated 40,000 people today are incarcerated for marijuana offenses even as: the overall legal cannabis industry is booming; one state after another is legalizing; and cannabis companies are making healthy profits. That discrepancy is dead wrong, four activists agreed this week. They spoke at a webinar on how to achieve racial justice in the cannabis space, whether that means getting people released or finding them a job. The panelists also focused on what the…

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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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