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Jay-Z Joins Push to Boost Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses

Rapper creates $10 million fund for startups, saying people of color have missed out on marijuana boom. Jay-Z is launching a fund to invest in minority-owned cannabis startups to bolster Black participation in the industry. The rapper and entrepreneur says he is motivated by an imbalance in the marijuana business: People of color, who have […]

Carlos Santana Talks Mirayo, Handling Covid Fatigue And How ‘Cannabis Opens Doors To Divine Wisdom’

Carlos Santana has openly shared his respect towards the plant throughout the years. A magician on the guitar, the music legend and entrepreneur has often touted the healing properties of marijuana ever since he was a little kid. Santan credits his mother for shaping his outlook, as well the appreciation of his native Mexican culture, […]

Seth Rogen On Fighting Cannabis Stigma And Why Pot Should Be As Accepted As Beer

When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers. “I smoke weed all day and every day and have for 20 years. For me, it’s like glasses or shoes. It’s something I need to navigate my life,” […]

Jay-Z Launches His Very Own Cannabis Line Called Monogram

You could say that Jay-Z is on fire. To be blunt, there’s not much that the Grammy Award-winning billionaire rapper and entrepreneur doesn’t have his hand in. From streaming service founder to music executive to memoir writer, the 50-year-old is adding yet another title to his repertoire. He launched a cannabis line called Monogram Friday. […]

New Jersey Cannabis Legalization Efforts Get A Celebrity Boost From Kevin Smith And Rick Steves

“Only you can make the Garden State truly green!” New Jersey-based filmmaker Kevin Smith, perhaps most famously known as stoner Silent Bob, is encouraging residents of his home state to get out and vote in November, and not just for the president. Smith wants to ensure that New Jersey joins the growing list of U.S. […]