Cancer Survivor, Medical Cannabis Advocate Mike Thompson Joins Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation as Director of Strategic Partnerships

Four-time cancer survivor—and newly qualifying patient under the Texas Compassionate Use Program—joins TOCC staff to spread medical cannabis education and awareness among health care community AUSTIN, Texas–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (TOCC), Texas’ leading medical cannabis provider, announced today the company hired four-time cancer survivor and […] Click here to view original […]

Social equity in the marijuana business remains elusive

  Efforts to help Black and brown people succeed as cannabis entrepreneurs are not working — despite efforts in weed-legal states to encourage diversity in ownership and management. Why it matters: People of color have been disproportionately targeted by the “war on drugs,” so, as the pot industry expands, cities and states have tried to […]

WADA Will Review Its Ban On Cannabis After Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension

Sha’Carri Richardson, shown here last month, was suspended earlier this year after testing positive for THC. The World Anti-Doping Agency will review its ban on cannabis, in what the agency says is a response to “requests from a number of stakeholders” in international athletics. But it’s not clear when, or if, a change to the […]