social equity

Shanel Lindsay

Shanel Lindsay Found Success in the Middle of Equity and Innovation

This Jill of all trades wears many hats — and is driven by her longing for social equity and genuine [...]
Illinois

Illinois Social Equity Applicants Want to Delay Lottery Licensing Program

The need for social equity within the cannabis industry is pressing. Hard. 
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Get Informed, Get Involved: 20 Cannabis Organizations Advocating for Social Equity

In association with Emerald’s ongoing lists of minority-owned cannabis businesses, we are highlighting 20 organizations advocating for social equity and [...]

L.A. Proposes Large Changes to Social Equity Program

The city of L.A. adopted the Social Equity Program in September 2019, according to the city’s Department of Cannabis Regulation [...]

Conscious Consumption: 100+ Black-Owned Cannabis Businesses to Support Right Now

It is important now more than ever to become conscious cannabis consumers. This list of 100 Black-owned cannabis businesses is [...]

Philly’s Sheena Roberson is Reminding Felon’s That They Deserve to be Treated Fairly

Social equity is a phrase that is continuously circulated throughout the cannabis industry. But there is still a lack of [...]

New Mexico Could Become the Twelfth State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Last week, Jan. 16, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham unveiled legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in the hopes of [...]

New York Gov. Cuomo Promises to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis, Invest in Green Economy in 2020

By Melissa Hutsell On Jan. 8, 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in his annual State of the State address a [...]

Equally High: Social Equity Programs in California Weren’t put into Effect from the Beginning

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