Merry Jane: Cookies, MedMen, and Other Pot Shops Looted During Protests Against Police Brutality

“In a vocal show of support for protestors, Cookies owner Berner said justice for George Floyd was more important than his dispensary’s broken windows or stolen merchandise.

 

Cannabis dispensaries across the legal weed landscape were broken into, looted, and left empty over the weekend, after protests against police brutality and institutional racism turned into riots due to widespread aggressive policing tactics.

According to a slew of videos uploaded to social media, Los Angeles cannabis dispensaries Cookies, MedMen, LA Kush, and Sweet Flower were all cleared out of their products and left with broken windows and other damage. In Oakland, California, ECO dispensary was emptied, along with the California Street Cannabis Company across the Bay in San Francisco. In Cleveland, Rise medical marijuana dispensary met a similar fate, as did The Herbal Care Center in Chicago. Across the country, a number of other dispensaries were similarly affected during the protests. …”

Continue reading the full article by Zach Harris at Merry Jane.


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