Article by Adrian D. Garcia, Denverite
The owners of Denver’s Simply Pure marijuana dispensary want to stand out in the white, male-dominated marijuana industry.
That’s not hard to do considering they’re among the few people of color nationwide to head a cannabis company.
Wanda James and her husband Scott Durrah became one of the first African-American couples in Colorado to own a recreational dispensary in 2015 when they opened Simply Pure in the Highland neighborhood.
The couple has experience with politics and running restaurants in Colorado and California.