Equity Trade Network
Thanks to the Equity Trade Network, we can tell what’s actually benefiting our community when we shop at a dispensary.
Social Equity Lawsuit in Connecticut
Cannabis cultivation companies are suing state regulators after being rejected as social equity applicants.
Ali Jamalian: The first Equity owner in San Francisco Cannabis manufacturing
Ali Jamalian is what one might call a unicorn – one of the rare individuals with the right insight and experience.
New Jersey Entrepreneurs Bring Social Equity Brand REEForm to East Coast
"This organization has an opportunity to educate Black and Brown folks about Cannabis."
Cristina Buccola is Fighting for a Level Field
NY-based Cannabis attorney Cristina Buccola updates us on NY's new law and progress of social equity in legal states.
Community Voices: Daniel Montero
In terms of equity, we are seeing more and more genuine responses versus wolves in sheeps’ clothing.
Community Voices: Shanel Lindsay
Equity does not come organically – there are far too many corporate interests who have power.
Community Voices: Cindy De la Vega
I believe that the equity program is one way that equity is being established, however imperfect the process may be.
Community Voices: Jason Ortiz
Limited licensing is the bane of all of us, and the first thing we could do to ensure more people are able to join the
Nina Parks: Plant & People Warrior
“I just kept going to meetings and bringing up the same conversations."
Connecticut Lawmakers Legalize It!
The state legislature has approved Cannabis legalization and all signs point to Gov. Lamont signing the bill into law.
Entrepreneur brings Blunts + Moore to Oakland
Oakland's first equity licensee, Tucky Blunt, shares his vision with the Cannabis community in his hometown
Connecticut Gov’s Pot Bill Gets a Rewrite
A series of amendments emphasizing social equity are giving Gov. Lamont's legalization bill new life.
Community Voices: Neil Lequia
We need to make sure we are allocating and distributing licenses to minorities as they become available.
Community Voices: Marie Montmarquet
There are still over 40,000 people currently incarcerated for Cannabis charges.
The sweetness shines through on combustion, making for a phenomenally smooth, delicious experience.
Jessica Gonzalez Advocating for Access
"I leveraged my law degree, my background and the support of my community to fight for equitable policies."
Delivery Lawsuit Dropped In Massachusetts
The suit, aimed at stopping a new industry opportunity for social equity applicants, was facing backlash from advocates.