Curaleaf's Lanett Austin: The Cannabis Industry and Communities of Color

And even more so, the current laws you are making are blocking the very people you have been targeting for hundreds of years. However, then you move on to responsibility because once you know one thing, you now have the responsibility to do one thing as a member of the group. Now realize that these are our patients. You perceive that historical injustice that has been completed. What are you capable of doing? Possibly you can go. Share that information. Now you can be an element, be a defender. If you feel so convinced to correct these mistakes. And then we go one step further to say, all the right practitioners, they can now be educated and also right now they are understanding that cannabis is not that gateway drug. You can really reverse and turn people away from opioid addictions and other things, just as you can now prescribe it to those patients for these causes, that is your responsibility to do so. After which third entering laws.

Oregon Cannabis Institute Blog - Page 2 of 15 - Oregon Canna Or we had individuals from certain parts of Africa again. See the different African dishes out there. We had people from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic and from Asia, I mean, the list went on. And for that right there was an enjoyment. Inventive way of talking about race. Clearly, you can get a classroom model where we also host meals every month open to all of our staff, where we don't just talk about discrimination. We host a monthly live discrimination training. We've even titled it based on our core values, so it's known as respect for all. However, that is a month-to-month stay training that any of our team members who want to participate in and have a little extra information about the protected lessons, how we discuss career at work, what is acceptable and not? Next week we are organizing our AAPI occasion on the Internet where we talk again, about the race once again and how it has impacted our cannabis industry, however, how can we celebrate it, how can we be an ally.

PORTER BRASWELL: To keep you focused on moving forward, particularly from a hiring perspective, what are some of the efforts Curaleaf is going to do to drive more illustration within the organization? LANETT AUSTIN: Completely. So with that, it even goes straight to our recruitment program, within our talent acquisition, the place where people with low-grade cannabis-related offenses should not be excluded. That is our position. And as a dedication to correcting the mistakes of the ban, we are drawing no less than 10% of all of our new Curaleaf 2021 hires from immediately affected communities. So we are very committed to that. And that's one partnership that we had to work with with our law enforcement staff to ensure that the legislation reflects our efforts, so that we can even make that feasible. He's also working with other totally different, smaller minority-owned recruiting companies and the like to help in that vetting process. So we can pass on additional employment with this initiative.

To the application of the regulations. It's so impressive that Curaleaf has dedicated departments and assets for all of that training. Now we have a team that is simply dedicated to general scope to understand. Break up the education so that the public understands that there is a cannabis company getting in. That is what they represent. No, they are not trying to sell medicine to their children. No, your entire block is not going to smell. And in fact, be prepared to simply grapple with these basic, slightly personal questions. But you may have the education that focuses on our physicians, on physicians in the medical discipline, as a result of that, again, it is an area that many medical professionals are unfamiliar with. It has not been part of their traditional upbringing, so we have to address: how truly this cannabis product could help in many medicinal methods. After that third, you have atraining on legislators, the place we have to go to our legislators and educate them on precisely who the affected person is, how precisely this product is grown and manufactured, instructing them on the historical injustice that the previous legal guidelines that they have already made are and have impacted these communities.