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Tagged With: Equity

Oakland’s Marijuana Equity Permit Program

In March of this year, Oakland City Council implemented the Equity Permit Program for marijuana businesses. This program is designed to address the past disparities in the cannabis industry by giving priority to the victims of the war on drugs and minimizing barriers of entry into the industry. Ultimately, their goal is to remove the … Continue reading »

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New York: Fairness and Equity Act Tabled

Legislation was tabled in the Assembly (A. 6218A) and Senate (S. 137A) to eliminate loopholes in the state’s existing decriminalization law. The “Fairness and Equity Act” (“FEA”), was a comprehensive piece of legislation that would have expanded the decriminalization of cannabis in New York State. Enacting the FEA would have not only put an end … Continue reading »

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