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Is The Social Justice Movement in the Cannabis Industry Just Lip Service?

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Is The Social Justice Movement in the Cannabis Industry Just Lip Service?

As recreational cannabis moves east, it appears most social programs have a poor track record, despite all of the rhetoric. Jeff Smith, of Marijuana Business Daily (@MJBizDaily) pointedly asks, regarding the newly announced New York State initiatives, “…will it fall short of its lofty aspirations as so many other social equity programs across the country have?” The program in New York has been widely hailed as the most ambitious and fair-minded to date.  Among those who have complimented the New York initiative is Steve Hawkins, Executive Director of the Marijuana Policy Project (@MarijuanaPolicy). Participants in the industry need to have...

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