She had 18K pounds of marijuana and 24K plants on property… and not under arrest? (Double Standard)

When you first look at Stephanie Smith, 43, she appears to be your typical well-to-do mom who lives in an upscale community. However, according to San Bernardino police, Smith is the alleged head of a large weed empire. On Wednesday, police took Smith into custody for questioning after neighbors’ complaints led them to one of the biggest illegal marijuana growing operations in the county’s history. Continue reading “She had 18K pounds of marijuana and 24K plants on property… and not under arrest? (Double Standard)”

At 25, Hope Wiseman is set to become the Country’s Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner

Hope Wiseman is a 25-year-old set to become the country’s youngest black female owner of a cannabis dispensary.

The dispensary, Mary and Main, is set to open in winter 2018 in Prince George’s County, Maryland. It will offer medical marijuana in the form of a variety of products. With a medical recommendation, customers will be able to buy cannabis sativa and indica at Wiseman’s shop, as well as cannabis tea, edibles, balms and tinctures. Continue reading “At 25, Hope Wiseman is set to become the Country’s Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner”

Beauty tech app bridges the gap between brands, professionals and clients

Black males in tech, or the lack thereof, have been a trending topic lately. While many Black men have the degrees, companies simply aren’t hiring them. Instead of waiting for doors of opportunity to open, George Powell decided to build his own company from the ground up, with the assistance of his co-founder Johnny Wright, and the stars are rewarding him for his ingenuity. Continue reading “Beauty tech app bridges the gap between brands, professionals and clients”