Category: Money

Film festival aims to reduce marijuana stigma as New York moves closer to legalization

When the first NYC Cannabis Film Festival was held in 2015, organizers hoped to minimize the stigma surrounding marijuana use in the public’s perception. Now,...

The Founder of Shea Moisture’s Wants to Transform Madam C.J. Walker’s Old Home Into an Incubator for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Sundial Brands co-founder Richelieu Dennis is taking his efforts to provide Black women the “access, capital and expertise” they need to make their businesses...

Fewer patients benefit from medical cannabis under Texas law

Less than 600 of the estimated 150,000 Texas patients with uncontrollable epileptic seizures have been prescribed marijuana-derived oil under the state’s strict...

Canada is losing its competitive cannabis advantage to U.S.-based companies

Canada’s competitive advantage in cannabis is disappearing. Half of the 10 biggest marijuana companies trading in Canada are now U.S. based, including MedMen...

Hip hop’s favorite mansion is for sale. Live the rap mogul life for only $12.9M

Hip hop’s favorite waterfront mansion just dropped like it’s hot onto the sizzling Miami market for $12.9 million. Made famous as a location by Lil Wayne, Dré and...

Declining cannabis stocks hammer Canada’s struggling venture exchange

From declining resource stocks to the recent rout in cannabis shares, Canada’s venture exchange can’t seem to catch a break. Pot stocks accounted for more than a...

Rihanna Declines Superbowl Performance In Support of Colin Kaepernick

While Maroon 5 is currently scheduled to play the halftime show for this year’s Super Bowl, they were apparently not the first choice. Late this week, Us Weekly...

The Super-Rich Are Stockpiling Their Wealth in Black-Box Charities

DAFs provide tax benefits and a bigger pool of money to donate Critics say these funds can create “warehouses of wealth” It’s all the rage in charitable giving...

Cannabis Cuisine Heats Up Cooking Shows, Restaurant Menus

Marijuana-infused fare is not for hippies anymore, as foodies get high and heal.     The first time I can remember a reference to eating marijuana came as a...

Nike goes all in: Colin Kaepernick’s voices ‘Just Do It’ ad to air during NFL’s kick-off game

Instead of backing down, Nike appears to be doubling down on its decision to make Colin Kaepernick a face of its “Just Do It” campaign, as he lends his voice...