Weldon has worked with Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur’s recording group and was on his way to stardom before he was sentenced to a mandatory 55-year sentence for selling $900 worth of cannabis to a police informant. In court, the three cannabis sales were turned into a 20 count indictment. Weldon served 13 of his 55-year sentence and was released with the help of celebrities like Alicia Keys & Bonnie Raitt, Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) & Mike Lee (R-Utah), Washington Post, and the Koch brothers in 2016.
Weldon comes forward with the Cannabis Brand REEForm which will provide monthly payments directly to the commissary accounts of those incarcerated for cannabis. “I remember sitting in prison on Christmas Eve and having to choose between getting food and hygiene products or calling my family. The general public does not understand prison conditions and assumes that those of us in prison get all the basic essentials, and that’s simply not the case. Prison feeds you enough to keep you alive, not full,” Angelos stated.
“That’s one of the reasons I wanted to launch a cause-based brand because those whose stories moved the needle in favor of legalization and helped spark ballot initiatives across the country should be benefiting from the legal industry. Now, there is a way for consumers and dispensary owners who care about the cause to get involved and support those who have paid the ultimate price.”
The brand is in partnership with Kush Supply Co and created a social equity program to help people like Weldon Angelos get into the legal industry. Calyx Brands, Inc will serve as the exclusive distributor for the brand.
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