Beyond Regulation

Beyond Regulation

My senior research project for the Portland State University Sociology Department was on the blatant racial inequity that exists in the retail cannabis industry. Almost an entire year later, I recently graduated the first ever “Virtual” Business of Cannabis live...
AAPI Allyship During a Pandemic

AAPI Allyship During a Pandemic

Last Fall, a report from the New York Police Department showed that Anti-Asian hate crimes jumped up 1,900% from the year before. With inequities, injustices and hate faced by multiple communities on a daily basis, many have stepped up asking–what can we do? How...
Workplace Violence Open Letter

Workplace Violence Open Letter

Earlier this week we sent an open letter to the OLCC asking them to get real about workplace violence in cannabis. For the last 6 months, Oregon’s cannabis industry has been hit by countless robberies and there is still little action being taken on the State...
4 Must Try Herbs When Greiving

4 Must Try Herbs When Greiving

Moving Forward Admits Chaos in The Cannabis Community Recently CWC sat down to chat with fellow friend Jenni, from Wapato Island Farms, to talk about the important work she does cultivating and growing cannabis, hemp, and wild craft herbs. I had an absolute joy...
Dispensary Employee, How Safe And Protected Are You?

Dispensary Employee, How Safe And Protected Are You?

A vigil was held for Michael Arthur at Columbia Park on Saturday, December 19th. Arthur is the most recent victim of a dispensary robbery turned lethal. Stock photo from Pexel ID card verified, buzzed in, next thing you know, you’re being robbed. What metaphor...