Senator Schumer’s Announcement To Decriminalize Marijuana From Harlem To Hollis

From Bertha Lewis, President and Founder of The Black Institute: “I applaud Senator Chuck Schumer‘s decision to listen to the voice of the people and announce a plan to decriminalize marijuana at Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Marijuana Entrepreneurs Aim For Diversity In Legal Cannabis Industry

At the monthly cannabis industry meetups that have sprung up around New York City since the state legalized medical marijuana in 2014, aspiring entrepreneurs often discuss solutions to a glaring Continue Reading →

NY Electeds At NAN Action Rally Against Synthetic Marijuana In Harlem

NY Elected Officials to attend National Action Network Saturday Action Rally to unveil a Community Action Plan against Synthetic Marijuana in Harlem, New York.

Dining With Miss Lil: The Green Revolution is Coming to New York State Real Soon

By Lil Nickelson The “legal weed” or cannabis industry is growing so fast that it has been called the “Green Rush” of the 21st century as the California “Gold Rush” Continue Reading →

Harlem Reverends And Others Slam Candidate Cynthia Nixon’s ‘Reparations’ Comment

NY Daily News reports that a group of African-American clergy wrote to gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, ripping her comment that legalized pot licenses could serve as reparations for the drug war and Continue Reading →

Cannabis Legalization 
Closer Than Ever From Harlem To Hollis As Coumo Reads The Leaves

Crains NY reports that within the first two weeks of 2018, the state’s medical marijuana industry went from panicking over an existential threat from the federal government to contemplating what Continue Reading →

NYC Financed Record Number Of Affordable Homes In 2017, And A Pot Tax Could Fund The Future

As we look at the future of affordable housing from Harlem to Hollis, we may consider the Forbes projected $240 million and $1.4 billion of medical marijuana tax dollars per year to pay some Continue Reading →

City Program Connects New Yorkers To Full Time Positions As Peer Advocates

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (above) and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that graduates of a City program will be hired to help individuals Continue Reading →

“The War On Cannabis, Prisoners Of Pot” Panel

In 2016, Drug Policy.com reported that, “Though low level marijuana possession arrests have declined, the arrests remained racially disparate, with 88% of people arrested being Black and Latino (with a Continue Reading →