by Sherri Kolade
Worldwide superstar Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is not only a gifted singer, talented actress, and mover and shaker in the entrepreneurial realm, but she plans to do it big with a new venture into a completely different arena: the cannabis industry, Black Enterprise reported.
The R&B diva officially announced that she is building a hemp and honey farm to gather her own CBD, according to the article.
“I discovered CBD on my last tour, and I’ve experienced its benefits for soreness and inflammation,” she said. “It helped with my restless nights and the agitation that comes from not being able to fall asleep.”
Beyoncé’s plans as a cannabis farm owner and advocate is encouraging to many already in the industry.
“Companies in the legal cannabis industry face higher costs for just about everything from insurance to
banking, even if they are working strictly with hemp, not marijuana,” said Cory Moore, co‐founder and
CEO of The Gift in a message to Black Enterprise.
Beyoncé’s husband Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, is also in this industry as he launched his premium cannabis brand Monogram.
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