“Donald Trump sent me to cannabis,” declared Chelsea Handler over the phone.

“I used to be a drinker,” she continued. “I used to drink and not be into cannabis and then after the election in 2016, I just couldn’t — anger and alcohol are not a good match. I had to pivot when I realized I had to deal with him being the president for four years.”

She’s looking forward to Inauguration Day on Jan. 20. To mark the occasion the comedian and actress — a best-selling author, former host of E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and currently seen on HBO Max’s comedy special “Chelsea Handler: Evolution” — is releasing a selection of cannabis goods in partnership with dispensaries Sweet Flower and The Apothecarium. All proceeds from sales will benefit Cage-Free Repair, a nonprofit that works to help vulnerable communities impacted by the injustices of the war on drugs. Read the full story HERE