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Reparations for Drug War: Oakland to Give 50% of Marijuana Licenses to Those Most Effected

Those convicted of marijuana-related charges, and those in neighborhoods that police have excessively targeted for drug crimes, will be given 50% of all marijuana business licenses distributed by the city. Oakland’s city council has unanimously given approval to the Equity Permit Program. The new law mandates that half of all licenses for marijuana businesses be …

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Colorado Issues Recreational Cannabis Licenses to 348 Businesses

By John Ingold, The Denver Post Colorado on Monday became the first U.S. state to issue special licenses for recreational marijuana businesses. After weeks of scrutiny of applications, officials at the state’s Marijuana Enforcement Division slipped 348 approved licenses into the mail and sent them out to hundreds of stores, products-makers and cultivation facilities. Those …

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