As part of its equity plan, Michigan will give discounts on licenses and application fees to qualified residents of 19 cities, including Detroit with above average poverty rates.
- The state hopes half of the REC businesses in those cities will be owned by equity businesses, a wildly optimistic projection based on results in other jurisdictions.
More than 100 businesses and organizations urged Congress to include social equity provisions in national cannabis reform.
- See the full list here. By my count, multi-state plant touching businesses amount to fewer than five of the signers.