Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ’s

What is a Social Enterprise?

A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being. This may include maximizing social impact alongside profits for external shareholders.

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Industry Specific FAQ’s

Have you ever wondered what the different levels of acceptance for cannabis are, and what those different levels actually mean for businesses and organizations? Click on a category below to learn more!

Cannabis Industry
  • Cannabis education is proudly and enthusiastically supported.
  • Not all are cannabis activists. Some are strictly capitalists.
  • Cannabis – NPO, social enterprise, business.
  • Maybe more knowledgeable about cannabis than social responsibility, volunteerism or philanthropy.
Cannabis Friendly
  • Cannabis education and legalization is supported.
  • May or may not be directly involved in the cannabis industry.
  • May or may not consume cannabis personally.
  • Supports cannabis legalization in some way:
    • Hemp
    • Medical (provide service & support to cannabis patients without bias)
    • Recreational
Cannabis Curious
  • Want to learn more about cannabis.
  • Many wonder how it will affect them personally or professionally.
  • Caregivers or patients exploring options.
  • NPO’s that may support populations that may consider “alternative therapies” including cannabis.
Cannabis Cautious
  • They want to believe that cannabis works for [insert concern here] but haven’t made up their minds yet.
  • Maybe a prior RMCM (Reefer Madness Club Members) willing to accept there “may” be some benefit but still skeptical.
    • “This is your brain on drugs” & D.A.R.E generations.
  • Maybe concerned with:
    • Class 1 Federal Drug status
    • Research data available
    • Children’s access
    • Social stigma
    • Workplace consequences and stigma
    • It’s a new idea and they need more information