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West Side Lawmaker-Turned-Cannabis Entrepreneur Snags A Coveted Dispensary License. To Celebrate, He Rolled A Joint
Many of the 55 licenses given out Thursday went to companies aiming to diversify the overwhelmingly white and male cannabis industry. Former state Sen. Rickey Hendon says it's about time.
CBD Sweet Potato Pie? On The West Side, Ex-State Sen. Hendon Is Putting Some Soul Into The Weed Business
"We have our tinctures," Hendon said of his shop's CBD products. "But at the same time, we're soul. We’re black. We do seasonings."