LANETT AUSTIN: I love that question and yes, yes, of course, absolutely. We had to talk a few races at work. I feel like the way we do it is that we accept it. We celebrate it. We learn it, right? It is – back to education once again. Race is something that we all have very widespread. They are all completely different races. And then it is about having a company that already has a base of tradition that defends, we have a good time your career and your differences here in this employer. And that's what we stand for at Curaleaf. So coming back in and taking a look at one is the foundation, our tradition. One of our core values, we have five. Um though, the one that basically shows our culture of how we embrace and celebrate work in, uh, career at work is respect for everyone. At Curaleaf, we're talking about race at work, right?
Being focused by the color of our skin. PORTER BRASWELL: I'm going to be trustworthy. I was always skeptical about the need for big cannabis companies to welcome communities of color to dialogue. That was until I met you. And listening to someone with the amount of passion and authenticity that you have, and knowing that you are working in a large group, that it is aimed at him, I really feel better. I really feel so much better as a customer that the progress we want to see will actually happen. So I recognize that you share all your classes and your "why" to do this job, it really makes me feel better. I really admire that. LANETT AUSTIN: I really appreciate it again. I had to let you know. You know, this job is difficult and on several occasions we are outnumbered in this craft, however, we would like more. We need more of us. And it's usually verified and I've been referred to as a sold, right?
Once again, it's about that dedication to writing down the mistakes of the very people who have been affected so that they now have an alternative in this area of cannabis. PORTER BRASWELL: Is it an effort taking place in the cannabis trade or is it specifically within Curaleaf? LANETT AUSTIN: Unfortunately right now it's something that is just specific to Curaleaf. We are the top boss of the cannabis industry, and we take it with great responsibility. Also, inside to correct the errors. Really making sure that we do our responsibility. In my experience, what I have seen to be the case at the moment is as a result of, once again, lack of education, we are now in a place where we have to correct mistakes. And since these laws have already been written to block neighborhood members from coloring, it will be the same method that we now have to tear down that wall and rewrite the legal guidelines. And in many cases that means that the people who write these laws may need to vary.
Well. Understanding that before the Selma March, they actually had the March in Albany, Georgia. That's where my ardor is. Curiosity came here for the first time. And then when I moved to New York and I really got interested and got a chance to get back into the cannabis industry, I really thought, my gosh, this is going to be the best job of my life. As if we were going to sell cannabis. And it wasn't until my job was literally, not just just renting and I was crew member number three, renting an entire operation like the first for Curaleaf operations in New York. But my second role was also outreach, training, and that was for legislators, for this, for that, for future patients. And so on following the method. Studying that was very strict. It was very hard. You had to have an extreme medical condition to be licensed, which is only a limited amount safe.