Jamaica Plain’s Core Empowerment Social Justice Cannabis Museum is collaboration with the city to offer a series of free introductory informational sessions on the cannabis industry. The objective of the January sessions is to increase equity amongst Boston based cannabis licensees and applicants.
“As we build a cannabis industry in our city, it’s crucial to uplift the communities that have lived the harms of previous marijuana laws and enforcement,” said Mayor Michelle Wu via press release. “I encourage all interested entrepreneurs to use these resources to ensure equitable growth for this emerging industry.”
Boston passed an ordinance establishing equitable regulation of the cannabis industry in 2019. That ordinance developed policies and procedures to encourage communities disproportionately by the War on Drugs, such as Black and Latino communities, to own dispensaries.
“The Core Social Justice Cannabis Museum is pleased to partner with the city of Boston to host Boston CannaBiz 101,” said Tomas Gonzalez, chief of staff for Seed. “The three day seminar will provide participants with the tools they need to navigate the legal cannabis industry. The event will include a keynote address from the Cannabis Control Commission as well as a guided tour of the current exhibition, American Warden. We