Los Angeles wants to ensure that a fair share of what’s expected to be a lucrative legal market belongs to those most affected by the drug war.
Legislators nearly killed the best parts of the state's legalization law. Then local activists stepped to help create a gold-standard set of regulations.
About 150 people in Los Angeles for what Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer called the “first of several” conversations about the launch of adult-use cannabis.
Legalization was billed as a great equalizer of racial injustice, but the system to arise out of I-502 has only reinforced age-old barriers.
The wait for medicinal cannabis in Maryland could be even longer after a medical marijuana company filed an emergency motion Monday.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday ordered a study of the state's developing medical cannabis industry to ensure opportunities for minority participation.
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"Less than 1 percent of the licenses held in the entire country are held by African Americans and other minorities," one state lawmaker noted.