Ujamaa-Cooperative Economics

Habari gani blogees! (You say ooo-jah-mah gani) Ujamaa is the fourth Kwanzaa principle that is celebrated this week. It means cooperative economics and in cannabis, that means supporting local and community based businesses. Minority owned hemp farms, your local dispensary that supports veterans, or organizations that help incubate businesses owned by people with cannabis convictions …

Ujima-Collective Work and Responsibility

Habari gani blogees! (You say ooo-jee-muh gani) Happy Kwanzaa and a sneeze away from happy new year. Today's principle celebrates group effort, team participation, also known as collective work and responsibility. There's ujima all up and through cannabis! A group of NORML lobbyists campaigning for adult use legalization. A community pooling their funds to become …

Kujichagulia-Self Determination in Cannabis

Habari Gani blogees! (You say Kujichagulia, or Kujichagulia gani!) It's the second day of Kwanzaa and I love today's principle, self determination. Also known as coo-jee-chah-goo-lee-uh, self determination is a characteristic of many people in the cannabis industry today! With a blooming industry that is still new, finding your own path and taking the initiative …

Happy Kwanzaa!

But I wanted to share a holiday I celebrate and is very dear to my heart. Kwanzaa! It's a celebration of my African American culture. For seven days, one of the Nguzo Saba, or 7 principles, is observed and practiced in an effort to practice all of them daily. Even in cannabis!

Women of Color Push For Allowing Public Housing Residents to Use Cannabis

Yes, aside from Michael Cohen getting a 3 year prison sentence for his role in a cover up scandal of two women previously involved with Trump, I've got more good news. That's right blogees. Great strides are being made in the uphill battle to federally legalize cannabis. Lynn Patton is a U.S. Department of Housing and …