76-Year-Old Sue Taylor To Open The First And Only Black-Woman-Owned Dispensary In Berkeley, CA – Yahoo Finance

Seventy-six-year-old Sue Taylor sees great promise in the cannabis sector.

During an interview with ABC-7 News, the former Catholic school principal shares her joy in owning a Berkeley, CA, dispensary. She reportedly owns the first and only Black-woman-owned dispensary in the city.

“It was quite an honor. To be that representative,” Taylor mentioned to the outlet. “So many African Americans — it’s people of color who were incarcerated for cannabis from the get, right, from the beginning. It was us. And so to have an African-American family open up a dispensary such as this, it gave us a lot of pride.”

The feat would not have been possible if she had not adjusted her initial hesitation surrounding the use of cannabis, she says. Only when she witnessed its benefits for seniors combined with the the loss of a dear friend to cancer did she finally understand.

“I feel some kind of way in my heart that I didn’t serve her well because my mindset wasn’t on cannabis. Because I was secretly afraid of it because of the ‘reefer madness’ that was instilled in me as I was growing up,” Taylor said, according to ABC-7 News.

With a new mindset, Taylor co-founded Farmacy Berkeley. The business

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