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Make your voice heard at the voting booth today!

Polls are open until 8 p.m. and if you are in line at 8 p.m. you cannot be turned away. To find your polling location and view a sample ballot, please visit www.wheredoivotema.com.

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EON applauds CCC for Model HCA public comment period, advancing key deliverables, & increasing transparency on Ch. 180 implementation process

EON applauds Acting Chair Ava Concepcion, her fellow Commissioners, Director of Licensing Kyle Potvin, Esq., and the CCC staff for providing a two-week public comment period for the Model HCA that elicited 19-20 public comments that generated approximately 90 potential changes — and for advancing these key deliverables.

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Cannabis Equity Fund Grant Applications Due Before Midnight TONIGHT

As a reminder, the Executive Office of Economic Development (EOED) is accepting applications for the Immediate Needs Grant Program from cannabis social equity businesses that have at least a provisional license from the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) until 11:59 PM TONIGHT (Thurs. 2/15).

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CCC Equity Survey Deadline Extended Through Feb. — Make your voice heard now!

The Cannabis Control Commission (Commission)’s Equity Programming and Community Outreach (EPCO) department invites you to complete a brief questionnaire about our equity programming and initiatives in Massachusetts

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Equitable Opportunities Now Public Comments Regarding the CCC’s Model HCA

Equitable Opportunities Now submitted the comments below with these suggested red-lined edits to the Cannabis Control Commission in response to a call for public comments to their proposed draft Model […]

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CCC launches 4th cohort of its Social Equity Program

The Cannabis Control Commission began accepting applications for the fourth cohort of its Social Equity Program (SEP) starting Monday, February 5. The SEP, the first of its kind in the […]

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Public comments to EOED regarding 400 CMR 8.00, “Cannabis Social Equity Trust Fund”

In response to draft regulations 400 CMR 8.00, “Cannabis Social Equity Trust Fund” issued by the Executive Office of Economic Development, Equitable Opportunities Now issued the following public comments.

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CCC ends 2023 strong by advancing delivery regulatory reforms

After years of advocacy by delivery operators and allies, and thanks to the responsiveness of Cannabis Control Commissioners, the CCC voted in December to advance three major delivery regulatory reforms…

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Honoring cannabis equity pioneer Nike John of The Heritage Club

It is so important to lift up success stories and celebrate the business leaders pioneering a way in this industry — and EON could not be prouder to celebrate our friend Nike John, the founder and CEO of The Heritage Club and The Boston Heritage Fund at our Celebration of Cannabis Equity Champions on Tuesday!

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Special Guest: EOED Asst. Secretary Juan Vega to share Cannabis Social Equity Fund update at Celebration of Equity Champions

EOED Assistant Secretary for Communities and Programs Juan Vega will share general information about the agency’s plans for the Cannabis Social Equity Trust Fund and share the EOED’s progress in implementing the changes included in the FY23 supplemental budget (that you helped to pass!) in coordination with the Legislature, Executive Office of Administration & Finance, Comptroller’s Office, and other government partners.