Trump Administration: Immigrants Who Work in the Cannabis Industry Are of Questionable “Moral Character”
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock penned a letter to mayors in the Government for Responsible U.S. Cannabis Policy Coalition and called for solidarity against federal policies that bar immigrants from participating in the cannabis industry.
“When I worked in an illegal shop … I was pressured to do whatever the shop owner requested. At my current shop, where I'm covered by a union contract, I know I have rights.”
MPP’s new executive director talks equity, federal legalization, and the organization’s role in the booming, multibillion dollar global cannabis industry.
“Money is still being transported around in buckets and being buried in backyards. And honestly, that’s where we felt there is more risk,” said the general counsel for Golden Bear Insurance Company.
At Los Angeles Public Meeting on Cannabis, Funding for City’s Social Equity Program Takes Center Stage
“I stand with the community members here in asking for community re-investment,” said the city’s top cannabis regulator, Cat Packer.
Legislation that diversifies the cannabis industry so it benefits disadvantaged communities is an early flash point in this year’s Congressional legalization debate.
International community has “condemnation for countries that have opted for a complete legalization of marijuana,” INCB member says.
Days after legalization stalled in New York, state leaders emphasized equitable legislation at a community talk in Queens, New York.
Questions abound as to whether the Act’s centrist appeal will be enough for both Republicans and Democrats alike.
One state senator thinks that there are “two billion dollars buried in barrels in northern California,” thanks to the cash-based cannabis business.