Members of the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) unveiled their latest model policy recommendation to lawmakers and cannabis regulators, this time releasing a Model Municipal Social Equity Ordinance to be adopted by local governments throughout the country. The Model Ordinance was drafted by a team of attorneys and drug policy reform advocates from MCBA, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) with input from dozens of stakeholders at MCBA’s Annual Policy Summit in Oakland California co-hosted by Supernova Women. The Model Ordinance is intended to serve as a resource for counties and municipalities seeking to create equity programs as their towns or cities license the commercial production, manufacturing, distribution and sale of cannabis in states that have legalized these activities.
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