Black-owned CBD store in California thrives as 4/20 arrives

Business is booming, according to Marjorie Gray. The owner of Your CBD Store Fontana in California said the community has rallied around her business after a tough initial couple of months at the start of the pandemic. She recently spoke with rolling out about her journey in the CBD world and how business has been […]

George Matlock extols the health benefits of CBD

George Matlock is the owner of the Your CBD Store in the tony Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. He talked with rolling out about why he conducted research about CBD, why he opened his store during the pandemic, and why the younger generation should be looking into CBD.

Beyoncé details using CBD to help treat her insomnia

Beyoncé suffers from insomnia. The 39-year-old singer – who has children Blue Ivy, nine, and Rumi and Sir, four, with husband Jay-Z – has found years of touring has taken its toll on her body in various ways, including leaving her struggling to sleep, “stressing” her hair and skin with heavy stage make-up and general aches […]

Michele Harrington wants women to use CBD to have more fun in the bedroom

Michele Harrington wants to change the perception people have of CBD, specifically among Black women. Most of us are aware of some of the more obvious uses of CBD, but Harrington wants women to know that it can be used to improve their intimate health, which is a big part of overall wellness. Rolling out […]

Q. Nicole McNair opens Black-owned hemp farm

Q. Nicole McNair, serial entrepreneur and real estate investor, has made it her life’s mission to take as many people up the ladder of success with her as possible. As a real estate investor with over a dozen properties to her name, she took that knowledge and skillset to mobilize other aspiring real estate investors […]

Protect your cannabis brand with a federal trademark

With the federal legalization of hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) via the passage of the Farm Bill in 2018, cannabis-related businesses have been on the rise. Cannabis is a multi-billion dollar industry and rapidly increasing by the day. It seems like everyone is getting in on the action, myself included. Cannabis brands are popping up left […]

Lashawn Dreher discusses marketing strategy in the cannabis industry

Rolling out held its Inaugural Peace and Purpose Retreat December 4-6, 2020 with a star-studded lineup. One of the tracks was dedicated to cannabis as a form of alternative medicine and we had the pleasure of speaking to a number of phenomenal Black female entrepreneurs who have been instrumental in helping to build and grow […]

Comedian Cocoa Brown is focused on building a career that matters

Actress and comedian Farah “Cocoa” Brown was born to make people laugh. The Newport News, Virginia, native uses her humor to uplift and educate. Her TV and film credits include Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse,” Lakeview Terrace, Single Moms Club, and more. She has done top-rated comedy shows on BET’s “Comic View” and “Showtime […]

Businessman and community leader Lance Robertson joins growing hemp industry

Lance Robertson is a man who wears many hats, from entrepreneur to community leader. He is the co-founder and president of Amerigreen Organics Co., a limited liability company headquartered in New Mexico that was established earlier this year as a commercial farmer and producer of industrial hemp. The Amerigreen Organics CBD franchise is currently building […]

The jaw-dropping amount of money Mike Tyson spends on marijuana monthly

Mike Tyson has developed a very costly marijuana habit. The 53-year-old former boxer is known to be a fan of the drug and he’s now revealed just how prolific his usage is with an admission about his spending habit. Jim Jones appeared on Mike’s podcast, “Hotboxin,” to talk about his own cannabis business, Saucey. While […]

Ice Cube on BIG3 game 1 and giving free passes to kids

Video credit Jourdan Bender for Steed Media Game one of Ice Cube’s BIG3 Basketball League is set to be played in Detroit on Saturday, June 22 at Little Caesars Arena. Ice Cube was in Detroit promoting the event and rolling out caught up with him during his fan meet and greet to talk about the […]

A mother’s fortitude leads Atlanta entrepreneur to swap oxycodone for CBD

Cola Pettiford has suffered from sickle cell disease all her life, so she’s no stranger to excruciating pain. The disease of the red blood cells can cause fatigue, severe pain, organ damage, stroke, even death. In 2017, Pettiford had a seizure and a stroke. “I had a severe crisis where my system started shutting down and […]

Kim Kardashian gives surprising take on CBD and shares unique baby shower ideas

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child via a surrogate. Kardashian dishes on her dream for the pre-baby celebration. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star, who plans on taking it easy this year. wants a “zen-like CBD-themed” baby shower. She told E! News, “This year because I am freaking out so much, I just want […]

Coca-Cola ready to cash in on marijuana-infused drinks

The old ad campaign of “Have a coke and a smile” is taking on new meaning as the Coca-Cola Corp. is getting ready to cash in on the legal marijuana business. Bloomberg News reports that the multi-national soft drink giant is in negotiations to produce a drink infused with cannabis oil. The Coca-Cola corporation is […]

A discussion on the realities of legal marijuana in Georgia

Rolling out talks Medical Marijuana with Dr. Rasean Hodge, Activist Nicole Buffong, Advocate Diego Salas Posted by Rolling Out on Monday, April 2, 2018 Rolling out recently hosted a panel discussion on medical marijuana in Georgia. The panel featured Dr. Rasean Hodge, who certifies patients for medical marijuana, activist and cannabis patient Nicole Buffong and […]

Legal marijuana and Atlanta: CEO Dee Shaw of HerbalNomics, helping to heal

Last year, Georgia joined the growing number of states to approve some form of medical marijuana. In Georgia, the legal form of use for medical marijuana is in the form of low-THC oil, which has 5 percent or less of the compound that produces a high or oils rich in what are called cannabidiol (CBD). CBD, […]

Medical marijuana: Is Georgia next?

On Jan. 17, 2014, Georgia  state Sen. Josh McKoon filed a legislative request to establish a study committee on medical marijuana in Georgia. House Speaker David Ralston stated, “I have some concerns about it quite frankly but I think, let’s take the politics out of it, and look at the science and hear the medical professionals.” […]