Roz McCarthy is founder and CEO of Minorities for Medical Marijuana. (Photo courtesy of Roz McCarthy) As founder and CEO of Minorities for Medical Marijuana , Roz McCarthy has spoken to hundreds of state and federal lawmakers, C-suite executives, mom-and-pop operators as well as advocacy groups eager to help shape the multi-billion dollar cannabis industry.
M4MM, as her Orlando-based nonprofit is known online, has been on the frontlines of advancing economic opportunity for people of color — especially for African Americans, who have been disproportionately affected by the so-called War on Drugs.
“When we talk about legalization, it revolves around decriminalization of the plant, as well as economic opportunities that each state can look at as they are rolling out new medical programs and an adult-use program,” said McCarthy, who will be a speaker for a special July 13 national webinar “ Cannabis Reform 2020: America’s Growing Pains & Possibilities .” Register for tickets here .
“At the end of the day, we’re talking about the bottomline,” she said. “If you want me to spend money with you, if you want to do business with me, you need to show me that the inside of your organization looks like the world that […]
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