Method Man is Putting His Money Where his Mouth is to Help Black Owners in the Cannabis Industry

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op

NEWS Method Man is putting his money where his mouth is to help Black owners in the cannabis industry The Wu-Tang Clan member is starting a new company that will partner with Black-owned dispensaries By Angela Stelmakowich FILE: Method Man of The Wu-Tang Clan performs at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2011 in Glastonbury, England. / Photo: Fergus McDonald/Getty Images “Personally, it is essential that we use our brand to help bring awareness to the social, systemic and economic injustice.” / Photo: Instagram, methodmanofficial Photo: Instagram, methodmanofficial “We can rebuild our store, but you cannot bring someone back to life,” Berner said. / Photo: Instagram Instagram

Method Man is looking to help level the playing field in the cannabis industry by encouraging more Black ownership and partnering with four Black-owned dispensaries as early as this weekend.

Known for his work with Wu-Tang Clan, Method Man, whose real name is Clifford Smith, has a 20 per cent ownership stake in the new company, Tical. Named after his solo debut album, Tical stands for Taking Into Consideration All Lives.

So far, Tical has raised US$300,000 with New York-based JLS Fund and the new weed business is aiming high, hoping to bring in US$3 million for a nationwide rollout, according to Bloomberg News.

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