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Survey: What’s next for cannabis equity in Massachusetts?

What policy changes would make Massachusetts’ cannabis industry more accessible to people from communities most harmed by the war on drugs?

Please take a few minutes right now to fill out our 2023-2024 Legislative Agenda Policy Survey and help shape the future of our advocacy for years to come.

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Let’s Give Black this #GivingTuesday

Dear Friends, Equitable Opportunities Now! is a proudly Black- and woman-run nonprofit organization that’s been at the forefront of ensuring Black and Brown communities have a seat at the table in Massachusetts cannabis industry. Thanks to generous donors like you, EON has: Turned out hundreds of supporters to rallies and days of action in support […]

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Thinking about value this #CyberMonday

Friends, Cyber Monday is that special time of year when we open our inboxes with love in our hearts and deals on our mind — a time when we joyously open our wallets to share our blessings and show our appreciation to those we care about most. Over the past few years, our generous donors […]

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Vote TODAY!

You matter — your life, your experiences, your knowledge, your opinions, and your vote! So please, if you haven’t yet: GET OUT AND VOTE today before 8 p.m. to decide who will be in charge of our government. Click here to find your polling place. In Massachusetts, we’ll be deciding our next state legislators, Governor, […]

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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.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply to the Cannabis Social Equity Trust Fund Advisory Board!

The Equity Advisory Board will consult with the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (“EOHED”) as EOHED administers the Cannabis Social Equity Trust Fund (the “Trust Fund”). A first of its kind, the Trust Fund was established to encourage the full participation in the state’s regulated marijuana industry of entrepreneurs from communities that have been disproportionately harmed by marijuana prohibition and enforcement (“ADI Communities”).

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Massachusetts needs YOU to get cannabis equity right

Thanks to years of advocacy, there are now an unprecedented number of opportunities for local community members to have a say in how we implement laws as well as getting them passed.

Please take a look at the opportunities below and consider applying or urging your friends, family, and colleagues to do so.

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You’re invited: EON’s Celebration of Cannabis Equity Champions, 6-8 p.m. on Tues. 10/25 at Black Market in Roxbury

It’s time to celebrate our victories, honor the amazing work of our allies and partners, and finally see each other in person again at EON’s Celebration of Cannabis Equity Champions Social Fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Black Market in Roxbury!

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Community leaders, advocates praise historic equity provisions in new cannabis law signed by Gov. Baker

“Massachusetts made history with a nation-leading economic empowerment law when they legalized cannabis with Question 4, and nearly six years later, Gov. Baker and the Massachusetts Legislature have made history with this vital — and overdue — grant and loan fund,” said Equitable Opportunities Now Co-Founder and Question 4 Co-Author Shanel Lindsay.

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Cannabis equity call to action & career fair opportunity

Today’s Boston Globe article highlights the urgent need for action amongst our elected officials with a deadline just 6 days away.

Read the article below and make your calls this week- step by step guide included.