Massachusetts House Approves Bill To Amend Cannabis Laws

The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted 153-2 on Wednesday to approve a bill to make several changes to the state’s cannabis laws. The Massachusetts House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to approve a bill amending the state’s weed laws,...

Estrella Resendes, Trulieve

“Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world. ~ Dolores Huerta” My name is Estrella Resendes and I am the National Director of Talent Acquisition for Trulieve. I am an accomplished...

High Times: Cannabis Now America’s Fifth Most Profitable Crop

With recreational pot now legal in 18 states, cannabis is a bona fide profitable cash crop. In November, Leafly Holdings, Inc. released its first ever “Cannabis Harvest Report” that examined “farm licenses and production in the 11 states that have legal...

Spotlight: Osbert Orduña

The Cannabis Place Q&A Session with the National Hispanic Cannabis Council Question 1: When did you first start in the Legal Cannabis Industry and why?  In late 2020 and early 2021, I visited 50 non-MSO recreation and medical dispensaries in five states on...

Spotlight: Cato Felan III

La Hoja Capital Management LLC Q&A Session with the National Hispanic Cannabis Council Question 1: When did you first start in the Legal Cannabis Industry and why?  My partner and I jumped in Spring/Summer 2018.  I had been studying crypto and cannabis for almost...

How Latinos can benefit from the rapidly growing cannabis economy

BY CHUCK SCHUMER AND ANTONIO VALDEZ The War on Drugs has too often inadvertently been a war on people, and overwhelmingly on people of color. For far too long, Latinos have borne the brunt of this policy without fully reaping the benefits of a fast-growing cannabis...