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100 black people to become millionaires through former NBA forward’s cannabis incubator program

100 black people to become millionaires through former NBA forward's cannabis incubator program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Former professional basketball player Albert Harrington, "Al,"  is taking strides towards black entrepreneurship. The 40-year-old cannabis company CEO recently told CNBC that he intends on helping 100 black individuals become millionaires through involvement in the legal weed sector.   Harrington a...

Major cannabis tech firm MassRoots is approved for $50,000 federal stimulus check

https://cannabislifenetwork.com/massroots-explores-cross-listing-on-canadian-exchange/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

Founded in 2013, MassRoots is one of the most well-established businesses in the cannabis space. However, it's latest SEC filings indicate annual revenue below $1 million. To make matters worse, for the fiscal year 2018, MassRoots had a market cap of $833.5 and annual revenue of $19.60 k — demonstrati...

CEO of hemp extraction company offers advice after receiving stimulus assistance

CEO of hemp extraction company offers advice after receiving stimulus assistance

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act – a $2 trillion stimulus package that was distributed around an estimated 92 percent of Americans – has left cannabis business owners scrambling for ways to gather funding that will aid their economic recovery post-pandemic. Why? Of the $349 billion th...

Unexpected death of Charlotte Figi sends emotional rift through the cannabis industry

Unexpected death of Charlotte Figi sends emotional rift through the cannabis industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

In loving memory of Charlotte figi; finally, she “is seizure-free forever.” These were the words of the 13-year-old's mother, who recently announced that her beloved daughter had passed away in her arms on April 8, 2020. Figi was hospitalized with pneumonia at the start of this month, amid the coron...

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 3, 2020

Kyle Turley, the National Football League's former offensive tackle player, is one of numerous existing/previous NFL players who support the use of medical cannabis for pain relief. During a recent interview with USA Today, the 44-year-old cannabis advocate claimed that the green plant immensely transformed his life for ...

Marge snitches on Homer for drug dealing in new ‘Simpsons’ cannabis episode

Marge snitches on Homer for drug dealing in new 'Simpsons' cannabis episode

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2020

Season 31 of the 'Simpsons' is among us and if you caught the 17th episode, "Highway to Well", you will have noticed that the sitcom was heavily influenced by cannabis. Since the show is set in the now-thriving cannabis region of Illinois or, to be more specific, Springfield, it was just a matter of t...

Whoopi Goldberg falls out with business partner, abandons cannabis company

https://www.blackenterprise.com/whoopi-goldbergs-cannabis-company-shuts-down-after-reported-tension-with-her-business-partner/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 10, 2020

On January 31, 2020, Whoopi Goldberg officially resigned from the board of her cannabis company - 'Whoopi & Maya'. In pictures, the entrepreneurial partnership appears to be all smiles, but reports state that Goldberg has thrown in the towel as a result of rumored squabbles with her co-founder Maya Elis...

Carlos Santana prepares to launch cannabis and hemp CBD brands alongside Left Coast Ventures

https://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/music/reviews/people-proved-ready-for-smooth-sounds-of-santana-at-usana/article_c927e9ac-2676-5f5a-9f81-666048a7931a.html

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

He started playing the violin at the tender age of five, before progressing to the role of lead guitarist for his band Santana. Now, Carlos Santana is stepping into green territory. By this, we are of course talking about cannabis.  The 72-year-old American-Mexican musician has announced that he ...

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to send cannabis and coffee to space in 2020

https://www.analyticsinsight.net/elon-musk-warns-intelligent-machines-can-outsmart-creators-every-possible-manner/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

When Elon Musk blazed up a joint during The Joe Rogan Experience live podcast in 2018, he was criticized by top NASA officials. However, the 48-year-old Tesla CEO has brushed off negative comments and is preparing to send a whole cargo filled with the green stuff to outer space. Musk and his team at ...

Lil Wayne is the latest celebrity joining the cannabis craze

https://www.lilwaynehq.com/2019/12/lil-wayne-launches-cannabis-brand-gkua-ultra-premium-video/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 20, 2019

A new cannabis brand is being unleashed upon the market by none other than Lil Wayne. It is called GKUA and, according to the celebrity rapper, his premium recreational cannabis range promises “the best high of your life.” The "Lollipop" singer is proud to present his fans with herb cultivated by...

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