Cannabis Activist Says Missouri’s Medical Market Needs More Black Entrepreneurs


Medical marijuana dispensaries are starting to open across Missouri, but some activists say there’s a big problem — a lack of racial diversity. Marne Madison, Missouri chapter president of Minorities for Medical Marijuana, takes issue with the fact that most dispensary owners are white, even at locations planning to open in predominantly Black communities. She said people of color in urban communities like St. Louis weren’t given enough resources to get involved in the new…