Sacramento’s City Council on Tuesday opted to hold off on a plan that would have brought 10 new dispensary licenses to the River City, upending its 30-storefront cap. Rationale for the increase is improving Black-owner representation. Some council members expressed as a reason to delay concerns over whether enough businesses are in shape to compete.
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- Members of the city’s Cannabis Opportunity Reinvestment and Equity Program (CORE) will assist Drug War victims in navigating California’s regulatory death maze, should new licenses be approved.
- As originally proposed, five CORE licenses would be granted next month, another two next year.