Environmental activist Leah Thomas remains dedicated to building a more intersectional future for the cannabis industry.
Her latest project is The Greens Girl Co., a recently launched e-commerce and resource platform that partners with artisans for unique, limited edition collections.
A percentage of the proceeds go to the Cannabis Innovation Fund, which supports Black innovators in the cannabis space, as well as BIPOC-led grassroots reform organizations (which tend to receive the least funding).
The Greens Girl Co. also features a BIPOC cannabis directory where people can search for brands by black, Indigenous and people of color across the U.S.
“Living in California, where recreational cannabis is legalized, it felt hypocritical that there was this casualness to cannabis usage while there is a large percentage Black, Indigenous…