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Black History 2021: Black Leaders of Tacoma Part 3

We are on the 3rd and last part of our Black Leaders of Tacoma blog series! If you haven’t done so yet, please go back to read Part 1 and Part 2 to gain a brief history of Black History Month. Plus, hear from our first two interviewees, T’wina Nobles who was recently sworn in […]

Black History Month 2021: Black Leaders of Tacoma Part 2

Just incase you missed the first part of our Black History Month blog series, please go back to read Part 1. In the last blog, we learned the origins of Black History Month and heard from our first interviewee, T’wina Nobles, President of the Tacoma Urban League and our recently sworn in 28th District Senator […]

Black History Month 2021: Black Leaders of Tacoma, Part 1

This month we celebrate black history and excellence! This month we honor black ancestors and educate ourselves about past and current black leaders and antiracism in hopes to create a more inclusive, peaceful and fair future. In this blog post we will cover the origins of Black History Month and peer into the lives of […]

Martin Luther King Jr Day: Courage in 2021

Dr. King is one of many prominent black leaders of the past century. He held a pivotal role in the fight against racial inequality and did so with such valor and grace that he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. In this blog post, we will highlight some of Dr. King’s most challenging and […]

Cannabis Winter Solstice Rituals to Ring in 2021

Hey, friends! It’s been a minute and we thank you for your patience. 2020 brought instrumental change through deep reflection. We are in one of the most pivotal periods in history, including some pretty significant astrological shifts.  So what does this all mean and how does it relate to cannabis Winter Solstice rituals? Let’s delve […]

The Queer History of Cannabis: The Start of the Legal Industry

As Pride 2020 comes to a close, it’s important to remember that support for the POC and LGBTQIA+ communities are necessary and needed year-round. And when it comes to cannabis, its history is a bit more queer than you may realize. Ever wonder what were pinnacle points in cannabis history that birthed the legal U.S. […]
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Cannabis and Lung Health: What You Should Know Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

There’s no doubt that we’re living in unprecedented times. Many businesses are still closed. Staying at home and social distancing have become the norm. But we are extremely fortunate that in our state and others, the cannabis industry is considered essential. This is great news, considering how many people the industry employs.  That being said, […]
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New Legislation to Improve Cannabis Equity in Washington

With the coronavirus pandemic happening all around us, the world feels unrecognizable. Governor Inslee has initiated a “stay at home” order. Our social media and news feeds are saturated with the latest COVID-19 updates. We need some good news to offset the unsettling anxiety! And what better news than legislative improvements in cannabis equity in […]

Washington Cannabis Policy Updates in 2020: House Bill 2300

As the i502 industry grows, it adapts and adjusts frequently. Our local legislature is continually hearing and potentially enacting various House and Senate bills. As cannabis consumers, it’s important for us to follow Washington cannabis policy updates to know what changes will be enacted and how the industry will adapt and affect our everyday lives. […]
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5 Cannabis Products for Health and Wellness in 2020

It’s a new year, a new decade, the same you but with new choices! The start of each year is a popular time — and a great time — to focus on personal health and wellness. And for many of us, cannabis health and wellness is integral to that journey. More than just recreationally smoking […]