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Today, Gov. Larry Hogan issued a statement saying his office of Minority Affairs will initiate a study on the racial disparities in Maryland’s medical marijuana industry. However, it seems those types of disparities don’t exist in D.C.’s medical marijuana industry. We’ll focus on the Black cannabis community in D.C. when we talk to Dezo El, the owner of Buttermilk 420 Farms, which teaches people how to grow marijuana and offers cannabis infused products, as well Buttermilk’s production coordinator, Imani Monet.

These stories and much more on AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday through Friday, 5-7 p.m.