Cannabis is the new gold rush. It’s an industry with an almost comical level of rapid growth, with cannabis spending estimated to hit $57 billion worldwide by 2027.
While there are plenty of excited prospectors waiting to capitalize on the uncertainty there’s also plenty of good to be had, too. We live in a day and age where we can watch the rise of cannabis non-profits like NORML and FOCUS honor their communities by giving back to vulnerable populations—a noble pursuit to be sure.
“If you’re going to be a non-profit in this space, you must, at a bare minimum, align your group to right the wrongs that have been done in whatever state that your nonprofit operates,” says Mr. Taba Moses, founder of the Green Soul Foundation, a newly formed nonprofit designed to address racial disparities in the cannabis industry.
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