At Solstice, we believe the size of the opportunity that comes with legal cannabis must be met with equal parts responsibility. Despite significant changes to cannabis laws in some states, there are still roughly 40,000 people in prison in the U.S. today for cannabis related charges. That’s right, 40,000 people sit behind bars for doing what we do freely every day. What’s more, the makeup of those incarcerated has been disproportionately felt by people of color, mostly poor. To say it plainly, this is bullshit.
As we help write a better future, we believe it’s vital that we take inventory of the historical damage and work together to repair it.
We have committed 5% of our profits to focus on the following initiatives: