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Caribbean filmmakers spark conversation with docuseries exploring Cannabis use, prohibition in the region

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On 420, a global holiday celebrated by cannabis consumers and supporters, Barbadian filmmakers, Hermina Elcock, Mikul Elcock and Jamal Weekes released the first of a three-part short docuseries titled, CannabisCulture on Facebook. Little did the filmmakers know that their project would incite much conversation around their modestly-populated island of 250,000 then island jump in the region.

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Black-owned Harlem cannabis company sources from family farm

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On a mild winter night, I decided to drop into a Harlem pop up centering cannabis entrepreneurs, and a growing community.

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Serving and sipping tea: How Georgina Bailey made cannabis-infused teas for a sister with cancer then started a company

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You know Georgina Bailey by three things: her big personality, stunning shades and cannabis products from her company, G’s Teas.

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World’s First Experiential CBD Hub Seeks to Dispel Myths, Bridge Cannabis Communities in NYC | MCP Cannabis

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While New Yorkers smoke more weed than any other city in the world, there is a disturbing disconnect in the city when it comes to education, the benefits, and the different ways our bodies react to cannabis.

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The World is a Gamble + The tea on CBD | Comic Strip |MCP Cannabis

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Debuting Ark Republic’s first comic strip, Matthew Gamble’s “The World is a Gamble” covers the blurred awareness of cannabis, hemp, CBD and THC.

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He was true royalty: Jaaye Person-Lynn speaks on all things Nipsey Hussle | Video

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Jaaye Perosn-Lynn, an abolitionist and civil rights attorney who also practices criminal defense, speaks on his connections and admiration for artist-activist, Nipsey Hussle.

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‘It’s blue rags and murders out here.’ Los Angeles simmers at the announcement of LAPD arrest in Nipsey Hussle shooting

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Tension in South Los Angeles cools when residents learned that the Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect, Eric Holder, was apprehended.

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Los Angeles citizens enact their own investigation to deliver a suspect in Nipsey Hussle shooting

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The Los Angeles Police Department identifies a suspect in the shooting death of Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Ashgedom, thanks to the investigative and collective work of community members.

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‘This shit kicked the air out of Los Angeles.’ Rapper, activist, entrepreneur, Nipsey Hussle shot and killed

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At 33, Nipsey Hussle, whose birth name is Ermias Ashgedom, was one of the last frontiersmen who worked to sustain a viable and visible Black Los Angeles community. He juggled several ventures in his beloved Crenshaw District. On Sunday, the same place he worked hard to empower is where he was gunned down.

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Puerto Rico: Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria | Panel Discussion

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In Ark Republic’s culminating event for our first, major collaborative project, “The Hurricane Trifecta: One Year Later,” a panel discussion exploring post-Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, shows on one hand, gross government neglect, while on the other, creative and effective grassroots and community organizing.

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