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EON suggests enhancements to Model Municipal Equity By-Law or Ordinance, applauds CCC public comment periods

In response to the Cannabis Control Commission’s call for public comments regarding its draft Model Municipal Equity By-Law or Ordinance, EON submitted the following public comment.

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CCC holds public comment period on Model Municipal Equity By-Law

The Cannabis Control Commission wants your feedback on its new Model Municipal Equity By-Law or Ordinance — and we want to hear from you too!

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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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EON Launches New Municipal Cannabis Equity Licensing Resource

Is your city or town going to be compliant with new equitable cannabis licensing requirements by the May 1, 2024 deadline?

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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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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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EON Letter to CCC Regarding Model HCA, Model Municipal Equity Ordinance, & Municipal Compliance

Following the Cannabis Control Commission’s Dec. 14, 2023 meeting, during which Commissioners and staff discussed progress in implementing HCA and municipal equity regulations promulgated pursuant to Ch. 180 of the Acts of 2022, Equitable Opportunities Now submitted the following public comment…

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Come hear from Boston Cannabis Business Manager Shekia Scott!

EON is proud to count Mayor Wu’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion, and City of Boston Cannabis Business Manager Shekia Scott, as allies and leaders working to create equitable economic opportunity.

Please join us to honor City of Boston Cannabis Business Manager Shekia Scott and other government and community leaders at our Celebration of Cannabis Equity Champions!

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Cannabis Control Commission votes to put new restrictions on payments to municipalities | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Members of Equitable Opportunities Now, an organization that supports people of color becoming active in the cannabis industry, praised the commission for its focus in reviewing and passing the regulations despite facing massive challenges…

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Lawsuit, Scandals, And Audit Aside, Massachusetts Regulators Approve Major Changes | The Bluntness

Even with all of the rigmarole surrounding regulators at the moment, some advocates and watchdogs went out of their way to praise the body this past week. The group Equitable Opportunities Now, which “educates and empowers people of color to become active participants in the Massachusetts legal cannabis market,” said the new “HCA and municipal equity rules will create new opportunities for communities harmed by the war on drugs.”