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The legal cannabis industry booms during the pandemic while backdoor drug dealers struggle, and cartels turn to social action while their business is at a standstill.

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Cannabis practices in coronavirus era

Bahati said that every Crystal Nugs product has been popular, including flower, cartridges, edibles, tinctures and bath bombs. “Initially, many customers stated they were stockpiling because they weren’t sure if cannabis retailers would remain open,” she said. Read Full Story Here

Dispensaries, Local Breweries See More Customers Coming To Stock Up

Crystal Nugs, a delivery dispensary, said orders have doubled. “It’s just been non-stop. A lot of the orders are starting as soon as we open at 8:30 and they’re going constantly by the time we close at 9,” Maisha Bahati, co-founder of Crystal Nugs, said. Watch video here

How marijuana prohibition blocks people of color from getting into the legal cannabis industry

Decades of marijuana prohibition and high incarceration rates for marijuana convictions has left many Black and Hispanic people out of the legal marijuana boom. Read Full Story Here

California marijuana sales surge amid COVID-19 business closures

Marijuana dispensaries are seeing a boost in sales after Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all non-essential businesses to close their doors.
Maisha Bahati is the co-founder of Crystal Nugs, the first minority and women-owned cannabis delivery service in Sacramento.  “Business has been great, especially this last week,” Bahati said. Read Full Story Here

Women of color in the cannabis industry | Extended interview with Maisha Bahati

Maisha Bahati is co-owner of Crystal Nugs, Sacramento’s first women and minority-owned cannabis delivery service. She wants to see more women of color in the cannabis industry. Read the full article: https://bit.ly/38ApYm3

Minority-owned business forges path in local cannabis industry

Crystal Nugs is part of an emerging undercurrent of independent, minority-owned businesses in Sacramento’s cannabis scene.
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Crystal Nugs Enters the Sacramento Marketplace

The first Black-owned Cannabis delivery company, Crystal Nugs, in Sacramento has joined the ranks of white dominated industry of dispensaries across America. NBC reports that Whites make up more than 80 percent of marijuana business owners, compared with only 4.3 percent of Blacks. But more people of color are entering the industry…
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Delivery Divas

The women behind Crystal Nugs aim high as one of the area’s first female-owned cannabis delivery services in the area.
Sacramento businesswoman Melina Brown and fashion designer Maisha Bahati walk to a warehouse off Richards Boulevard. The two enter the vacant building, where the first thing they come across is cardboard hanging from the ceiling and concrete walls cracked down to the dirt-covered cement floors… Read Full Story Here

24 Cities Sue State Over Regulations, Trying To Put An End To Pot Delivery

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Two-dozen municipalities across California coming together to try to put an end to pot deliveries. Eleven local cities from Solano to Stanislaus counties have joined the lawsuit.

The state policy says marijuana companies can drive around and make home deliveries anywhere in the state, but leaders from 24 cities now want local control over who can deliver and where. Some marijuana companies say regulating deliveries will put the brakes on their businesses for good.

Maisha Bahati is co-owner of a new marijuana business: “Crystal Nugs.” The company only does delivery…
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