18 episodes

Join Marijuana Matters as we break down the regulatory barriers to social equity in the cannabis industry.

Through advocacy, entrepreneurship, and education, Marijuana Matters identifies and eliminates barriers to economic opportunity in regulated cannabis markets for those disadvantaged by marijuana’s criminalization. Our vision is simple: repair what’s been dismantled, restore what’s been destroyed, and reclaim what’s been displaced.

The Green Light Podcast Marijuana Matters

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Join Marijuana Matters as we break down the regulatory barriers to social equity in the cannabis industry.

Through advocacy, entrepreneurship, and education, Marijuana Matters identifies and eliminates barriers to economic opportunity in regulated cannabis markets for those disadvantaged by marijuana’s criminalization. Our vision is simple: repair what’s been dismantled, restore what’s been destroyed, and reclaim what’s been displaced.

    Minorities in Cannabis Series Part 5: Keisha Reed

    Minorities in Cannabis Series Part 5: Keisha Reed

    Meet Keisha Reed, Maryland-based CEO of Explore Maryland Cannabis. 


    Stay tuned by following Marijuana Matters on these platforms: 


    @marijuanamattersdc (IG)

    Marijuana Matters (LinkedIn)

    @socialequitymatters (Facebook)


    Want to learn more about Marijuana Matters? Connect with us at marijuanamatters.org.

    • 18 min
    Minorities in Cannabis Part 4: Amber Norwood, Weed the People & PAIISE

    Minorities in Cannabis Part 4: Amber Norwood, Weed the People & PAIISE

    Meet Amber Norwood, LA-based founder of PAIISE and co-founder of Weed the People. 


    Stay tuned by following Marijuana Matters on these platforms: 


    @marijuanamattersdc (IG)

    Marijuana Matters (LinkedIn)

    @socialequitymatters (Facebook)


    Want to learn more about Marijuana Matters? Connect with us at marijuanamatters.org.

    • 17 min
    Minorities in Cannabis Part 3: Sederia Gray, LunaSol

    Minorities in Cannabis Part 3: Sederia Gray, LunaSol

    Meet Sederia Gray, Southern-based cannabis founder of LunaSol (Mississippi). 


    Stay tuned by following Marijuana Matters on these platforms: 


    @marijuanamattersdc (IG)

    Marijuana Matters (LinkedIn)

    @socialequitymatters (Facebook)


    Want to learn more about Marijuana Matters? Connect with us at marijuanamatters.org.

    • 19 min
    Minorities in Cannabis Part 2: Stacey St. Louis, Compact Comforts

    Minorities in Cannabis Part 2: Stacey St. Louis, Compact Comforts

    Meet Stacey St. Louis, NYC-based cannabis entrepreneur and founder of Compact Comforts. 


    Stay tuned by following Marijuana Matters on these platforms: 


    @marijuanamattersdc (IG)

    Marijuana Matters (LinkedIn)

    @socialequitymatters (Facebook)


    Want to learn more about Marijuana Matters? Connect with us at marijuanamatters.org.

    • 15 min
    Minorities in Cannabis Part 1: Ashley Jelks, High Priestess Herbal Wellness

    Minorities in Cannabis Part 1: Ashley Jelks, High Priestess Herbal Wellness

    Meet Ashley Jelks, software engineer, yoga instructor, wellness practitioner, and founder of the High Priestess Herbal Wellness, a cannabis brand focused on helping people use herbal remedies like cannabis to improve their overall health.


    Stay tuned by following Marijuana Matters on these platforms: 


    @marijuanamattersdc (IG)

    Marijuana Matters (LinkedIn)

    @socialequitymatters (Facebook)


    Want to learn more about Marijuana Matters? Connect with us at marijuanamatters.org.

    • 23 min
    Allies Series Part 6: Leah and Travis Maurer

    Allies Series Part 6: Leah and Travis Maurer

    Tune into this conversation with Leah and Travis Maurer (activists and co-owners of the Weed Blog) about allyship in the cannabis industry. 


    Stay tuned by following Marijuana Matters on these platforms: 


    @marijuanamattersdc (IG)

    Marijuana Matters (LinkedIn)

    @socialequitymatters (Facebook)


    Want to learn more about Marijuana Matters? Connect with us at marijuanamatters.org.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

megan@podcastingyou ,

Eye-Opening Content!

Dianna does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

jordoncloud ,

Listen and learn

Important perspectives - listen to this podcast if you care about the future of the cannabis industry. This group is leading the way.

dkb1990 ,

We need to have these conversations

Eye-opening discussions about the relationship between cannabis, structural racism, and economic opportunity for people of color.

Top Podcasts In Business

Ramsey Network
NPR
Guy Raz | Wondery
Andy Frisella #100to0
Jocko DEFCOR Network
HBR Presents / Muriel Wilkins