The marijuana industry’s many faces: Q&A with Cannabis Minority Alliance co-founder Virgil Grant

By John Schroyer Virgil Grant has been a staple in the Los Angeles cannabis industry since 2002, having run six unlicensed dispensaries before spending nearly five years in jail. His legal issues started when one of his dispensaries was targeted in a DEA¬†raid, one of many at the time. After his release in 2015 on a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration-spurred¬†federal drug conspiracy conviction, Grant opened a dispensary near where he grew up in south Los Angeles. And last year, with his legal issues behind but not forgotten, Grant co-founded the Cannabis Minority Alliance to help blacks, Hispanics, ... The marijuana industry’s many faces: Q&A with Cannabis Minority Alliance co-founder Virgil Grant is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs