California’s cannabis social equity programs are struggling and in need of greater oversight.
The city’s Department of Cannabis Regulation blames the pandemic for slowing things down, but the problems began long before “Covid” was part of the American lexicon.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced a new cannabis equity grant program this week aimed at advancing social justice in communities that have been disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs.
Despite a Sacramento city ordinance prohibiting transfer of cannabis dispensary permits, over half of cannabis dispensaries have changed ownership, according to a new audit.
To be eligible for the new permits, applicants must be former or current particpiants in the city's cannabis equity program.
The Sacramento City Council is expected to approve 10 additional cannabis dispensaries this week in an attempt to increase social equity.
Los Angeles is one of the cities making changes to its social equity program.
Los Angeles’ social equity program for cannabis business owners is under the microscope again.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and the Bureau of Cannabis Control have announced a $30 million grant program for cannabis entrepreneurs disproportionately affec
Some people aren't so sure.