Afternoon in an agave plantation at Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. Photo credit: twenty20photos. The U.S. Hispanic community and cannabis have had a long and complicated history. Between 1963 and 1984, American scholars came up with the “Mexican hypothesis,” which helped fuel early racist cannabis laws. More specifically, according to the Social History of Alcohol and … [Read more...] about How the National Hispanic Cannabis Council Will Change Cannabis.
After partnering with STIIIZY, Cindy De La Vega is the first Latina to own a cannabis dispensary in San Francisco. "She is a mother of two, a survivor of domestic abuse, gang violence, and addiction who has found healing in cannabis for herself and her family, and now a path forward and opportunity for economic autonomy," says her team. Watch as Emerald Media discusses her … [Read more...] about Cindy De La Vega: First Latina Dispensary in San Francisco
This is an on-going list. The Emerald will continue to update it.Please reach out or comment below to be included. Click here for a list of Black-Owned Cannabis Companies, LGBTQIA+ Owned Cannabis Businesses, Asian-Owned Cannabis Businesses, and here for a list of Indigenous-Owned Cannabis Businesses. Conscious Consumption: 100+ Latinx Business Owners in … [Read more...] about Conscious Consumption: 100+ Latinx-Owned Cannabis Businesses to Support Right Now