First Black-Owned Cannabis Brand In Missouri Comes To Dispensaries

NPR: After Missouri legalized medical marijuana in 2018 the industry has remained majority white, but one cannabis brand is changing that.

Many dispensaries in Missouri will soon carry the first Black-owned cannabis brand in the state. Franklin's Stash House, started by Michael Wilson and Ronald Rice, is confronting the issue of diversity in the marijuana industry.

"It's a conversation that's being put in front of us that needs to be addressed," Michael Wilson says.

Listen to the radio interview on KCUR.