Rapper Who Owns Looted Marijuana Dispensary Says Justice Is More Important Than Business

Rapper Who Owns Looted Marijuana Dispensary Says Justice Is More Important Than Business

One marijuana dispensary owner whose business was caught in the chaos stemming from the reaction to rampant police violence over the weekend says he values life and justice over his stolen cannabis merchandise. Cookies, a well-known dispensary in Los Angeles, was looted during Saturday’s massive protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd. But the brand’s creator and store’s part-owner, the famous rapper-turned-cannabis-entrepreneur Berner, says he is more concerned about the underlying injustices being highlighted by protestors than the damage to his storefront. A video on Instagram shows the Cookies location on Melrose being broken into, with people jumping the fence, entering the store and stealing products. Police are seen driving by in the clip, but no one appears to have been arrested. View this post on Instagram It’s going down in the streets tonight A post shared by Green Country Rebellion (@greencountryrebellion) on May 30, 2020 at 9:52pm PDT Berner, whose real name is Gilbert Anthony Milam Jr., released a statement shortly after the incident. View this post on Instagram I don’t expect everyone to understand what’s going on in the world right now …. but I do …. A post shared by Berner (@berner415) on May 30, 2020 at 11:01pm PDT The rapper doesn’t condemn the people who broke into the store. Instead, he argues that human life is more valuable than any building. “It’s extremely unfortunate what happened to our store tonight on Melrose. But as a human living in the world we’re living in today, I…

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