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Cannabis Control Commission Policy Press Press Releases & Media Advisories What's Happening

BECMA, EON urge CCC to Repeal Burdensome Regulations Targeting Equity Businesses

The initial framework for Marijuana Delivery Operators and Marijuana Couriers has failed to create meaningful economic opportunities for the communities intended to benefit from it due to overly burdensome regulations that emphasize an overly cautious and costly approach that exceeds the standards set by any other state in the country.

On behalf of Equitable Opportunities Now, the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts, and our members and supporters across the Commonwealth, we urge the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) to make the following regulatory changes at the earliest possible opportunity to unlock the potential of these important license types…

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Advocates urge legislators to advance cannabis equity fund with technical fix and new investment in supplemental budget

Equitable Opportunities Now, a nonprofit that has fought for equitable cannabis policies since the passage of Question 4 — including Chapter 180 of the Acts of 2022, which created the new fund last year — is asking legislators to make an immediate one-time $50 million investment in the fund before the end of the year in addition to passing Gov. Healey’s proposed long-term fix.

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Guest Opinion: Black And Brown Cannabis Entrepreneurs Can’t Afford To Keep Waiting | Talking Joints Memo

The investments and policy decisions we make now will have a lasting impact on whether we create a truly equitable industry.

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Guest Opinion: Where Is Mass Cannabis Tax Revenue Going? | Talking Joints Memo

Are we equitably reinvesting cannabis revenue in communities harmed by the war on drugs?

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EON testifies in support of slate of statehouse cannabis equity bills

The investments and policy decisions we make now will have a lasting impact on whether we create a truly equitable industry.

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Career & Opportunity Session Event What's Happening

EON Career & Opportunities Session

Sign up for this virtual session for information about open job positions and more ways to get involved in the industry.

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Career & Opportunity Session Event What's Happening

Join EON’s March Career & Opportunities Session!

Sign up for the upcoming Career and Opportunities Session featuring Massachusetts Cannabis leaders about jobs, entrepreneurial resources in the city of Boston, and navigating the growing cannabis industry. This virtual […]

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Career & Opportunity Session Event What's Happening

Join EON’s Virtual Career & Opportunity Session on Jan. 31

Sign up for this virtual session for information about open job positions and more ways to get involved in the industry!

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Help launch the new frontier of cannabis equity in Massachusetts

After more than four years and two legislative sessions, you helped make history last year when Massachusetts legislators passed a comprehensive cannabis equity bill.

Are you ready to do it again?

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Preview and join EON’s “Binder Full of Cannabis Equity Experts” (beta)

EON is compiling a “Binder Full of Cannabis Experts” that will offer appointing authorities like the Governor, Attorney General, & Treasurer a resource for a diverse range of experts on the cannabis industry and equity.