Women Are Leading The Charge For Racial Justice In Legal Weed

Nina Parks bought a VIP ticket for her first cannabis business conference in early 2015.

“It was so expensive, I thought, I don’t even know how I’m going to pay for this,” she said, but she was new to the industry and hoped the meet-and-greet would offer networking opportunities with like-minded owners and operators in the growing medicinal market.

“I walked into that room, and I saw Amber, and she was the only one who had weed and the only woman of color,” Parks said.

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