‘Father of the Legal Cannabis Industry’ to Urge Inclusion of Legacy Players and Funding Programs for Minority Startups
New York, NY – September 27, 2021 – Steve DeAngelo, who has been called the “father of the legal cannabis industry,” will release a 7-point plan this Wednesday, September 29thoutlining how New York State can develop cannabis regulations that will have a significant impact on individuals and communities most devastated by the war on drugs over the last half-century.
Here’s the press release
Mr. DeAngelo will release his plan at the Cannabis Live: New York event being held at the Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza) at 3:25 as part of the Cannabis and Diversity Panel. The event will also be streamed live at: https://www.cannabisnewyork.live/agenda
The Founder of the Last Prisoner Project, which seeks to release inmates convicted of non-violent cannabis crimes, DeAngelo will urge the Governor, State Legislators and the newly appointed Cannabis Control Board to include black market legacy players in the process, to execute funding/investment opportunities for minority candidates, create a mentorship business program for minority applicants and to guarantee dedicated revenue streams to be invested in communities most impacted by the war on drugs, among other policy items. Steve DeAngelo is a global thought leader and a consultant to select companies in the cannabis space who is involved in developing and implementing regulations in California, Mexico &Columbia and beyond.
WHAT: LEADING CANNABIS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE STEVE DEANGELO TO RELEASE A SEVEN POINT PLAN FOR IMPEMENT SOCIALLY JUST CANNABIS REGULATIONS IN NEW YORK STATE
WHEN: September 29th, 2021 – 3:25 PM Title: Cannabis & Diversity in the Big Apple
WHERE: Cannabis Live: New York – The Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza 65th Floor, New York, NY 10112. Link to Event: https://www.cannabisnewyork.live/agenda