A Cannabis Museum Focused On The Drug Wars Wants To Change Hearts And Minds

By Iris Dorbian, Forbes on April 26, 2023

When April Arrasate got a license to open a recreational cannabis dispensary in Boston, it followed a successful stint of her being a producer of medical marijuana in Connecticut. There would be a difference with her new business: she wanted it to have a mission. Enter the Core Social Justice Cannabis Museum.

Rather than simply explore the history of the plant, the museum, which opened in March 2021 alongside Arrasate’s Seed dispensary, focuses on the inequities of American drug policy through a series of changing exhibits. A lawyer with a biotech background, Arrasate is hoping that in some way her museum, for which she serves as executive director, will be able to change marijuana policy toward the better, or at least change people’s perspectives about cannabis.

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