On tonight’s episode of Weediquette, host Krishna Andavolu takes a look at the structural roadblocks that underground cannabis growers and sellers face when trying to legitimize their business. Andavolu talked to us about what to expect in this episode; an edited and condensed version of his comments is below. The story emerged from my personal experience reporting on the weed industry these last few years, and a recent survey’s shocking statistic—specifically, that less (or fewer) than 1 percent of all US dispensaries are owned by African Americans.

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