The Parent Company

Roc Nation Cashes in on Cannabis Industry with ‘The Parent Company’ Partnership

It looks like Jay-Z can do more than produce hip-hop greatness. His company, Roc Nation, is working with cannabis industry giant, The Parent Company, restructuring their growing partnership. The Insider reported that the terms of the agreement will put Jay-Z, Roc Nation, and their affiliates on top. The company will return about 7.1 million common shares of The Parent […]

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Viola Brands

Former NBA Star Al Harrington’s Viola Brands Cannabis Company Now Offers Edibles

Viola Brands, the cannabis company founded in 2011 by former NBA star Al Harrington, is now offering edibles. Harrington partnered with Puff Cannabis to introduce  a line of cannabis-infused gummies called Grandma’s Kitchen on Dec. 8. Harrington was inspired to create the cannabis company by his grandmother, Viola, who suffered from glaucoma. After Harrington suggested she try cannabis to alleviate her symptoms, […]

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Diddy

Diddy Enters $185 Million Deal That’s Set to Create the Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Cannabis Company

Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to break down barriers as he makes his debut into the cannabis space. The acquisition will impact three states: According to a press release, Diddy has entered into an agreement with Cresco Labs and Columbia Care to acquire licensed marijuana operations in the following states: New York Massachusetts Illinois Deal Valued At Nearly $185M […]

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Green Toad Hemp

Georgia’s First Black-Owned Hemp Farm is Laser-Focused on Health and Wellness

The co-founders of Georgia’s first Black-owned hemp farm, The Green Toad Hemp, are striving to encourage and educate Black farmers while building their brand. The farm’s chief operating officer, Dwayne Hirsch, and chief executive officer, Reginald Reese, have different backgrounds but shared goals. After discovering CBD, the eager business partners established the hemp farm in July 2019 and received its license in […]

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