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4thMVMT Wants to Be the Answer to Social Equity
October 4, 2019
4thMVMT describes itself as the answer to social equity. CEO, Karim Webb, joined Cheddar to discuss the initiative that aims to provide tools to people that enable them to own and operate successful businesses.
Comedy Star Ellie Kemper Wants You to Put Down Your Phone This Holiday Season
Nov 19, 2019
Pot Banned From Chicago Public Housing, Even After Marijuana is Legalized January 1st
There's a catch-22 at work in the legal cannabis industry: People who live in federally subsidized housing can't use cannabis at home. It doesn't matter if it's legal in their state, it doesn't matter if they're registered medical cannabis patient. If a public housing resident uses cannabis, they risk serious consequences, like eviction. Edie Moore, the Executive Director of Chicago NORML, joined Cheddar to discuss what this means for Chicago residents living in public housing when recreational pot is legalized January 1st.
Nov 5, 2019
African-American Entrepreneur to Front Cannabis Dispensary Application Fee for 100 Social Equity Candidates in Illinois
Illinois recently became the first state to legalize adult-use cannabis through its legislature. That law also included a slate of social equity provisions intended to repair decades of damage from cannabis criminalization by giving minority communities a chance to participate in the new and legal marijuana economy. Still, there's reason to believe some individuals could have trouble paying the $2,500 application fee for dispensary licenses. That's why Chicago entrepreneur, Seke Ballard, is offering to front marijuana dispensary application fees for 100 social equity candidates. Ballard joined Cheddar to discuss.
Nov 13, 2019
Spartan Founder & CEO on Embracing The 'Spartan Lifestyle'
Spartan is a global leader in obstacle course racing. If you're unfamiliar with Spartan races, know that these runs are a lot different than a turkey trot or a casual 5K. Some of these races include rugged terrains, big climbs and plenty of mud. New York Times Best Selling Author, and Founder and CEO of Spartan Race, Joe De Sena joined Cheddar to discuss.