Apple Podcast – Axios Today: The Hard Truth of the marijuana industry’s racist

It comes as no surprise to us in an industry increasingly run by white men from corporate America


The Hard Truth of the marijuana industry

Axios Today

The latest episode of our Hard Truths series examining systemic racism in America takes a look at the multi-billion dollar marijuana industry.

Today: the obstacles that two Black Latinas had to overcome when they chose to start their own businesses in the overwhelmingly white marijuana industry.

Guest: Chanda Macias, CEO of Ilera Holistic Healthcare, and Women Grow and Gia Morón, CEO of GVM Communications and president of Women Grow.

Credits: “Axios Today” is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. This episode was produced by Nuria Marquez Martinez and edited by Alexandra Botti. Alex Sugiura is our sound engineer. Special thanks to Axios Denver reporter John Frank, Axios Executive Editor Sara Kehaulani Goo, Hard Truths Editor Michele Salcedo, and Executive Producer Dan Bobkoff.

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