For Wanda James being in the cannabis industry isn't about making money; it's about social justice
An average of 800,000 people are arrested for possession of cannabis per year. 85% of those people are Black and brown, mostly consisting of young men. At just 18 years old, Wanda James's brother was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing less than $164 worth of cannabis. Today, she is the CEO of Simply Pure, the first Black-owned dispensary, and a leading advocate for the cannabis industry. Catch the all-new episode of "Streets of Dreams with Marcus Lemonis" Tuesday at 10P ET on CNBC.
Fri, Jan 22 20211:08 PM EST