He was arrested for weed at 13, and he’s selling it legally at 27 | Curio

He was arrested for weed at 13, and he’s selling it legally at 27

11 mins | Nov 4, 2020

Seun Adedeji is a rarity among an industry dominated by Silicon Valley, big liquor and tobacco types. Black cannabis entrepreneurs like him are scarce in the United States' $16 billion legal pot industry. For someone like Adedeji, his business represents an opportunity to, through the support of other Black-owned cannabis companies, reverse "the devastating toll of the war on drugs and mass incarceration on minority communities." John Hechinger, from Bloomberg Businessweek, contemplates.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek