Addressing Diversity in the Hemp and Cannabis Industry
For a number of reasons people of color, women, LGBT and other communities are under represented in the growing legal cannabis and industrial hemp industries. POC have been targeted in the war on drugs and have suffered disporportionately as a result.
Jerry Whiting has addressed diversity or the lack thereof in the cannabis and hemp industries in public talks including a panel on diversity at Seattle Hempfest 2016-2018. Here are a sample of public talks and a podcast that deal with the the monoculture of the cannabis business.
Jerry Whiting’s sermon on cannabis & compassion
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