At last Saturday’s State of Cannabis, State Treasurer Fiona Ma wondered aloud about who in the state oversees the funds to be dispersed in support of local social equity programs. Congresswoman Barbara Lee didn’t seem to know either. No one in a room chockful of weed cognescenti seemed ignorant as well. That was weird.
For what it’s worth, there’s going to be an audit of the Los Angeles social equity program.
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- Last week L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti called for the audit after complaints arose last month that the latest round of licensing was flawed.
- Meanwhile, American municipalities continue to improve on the California social paradigm, with Boston shaking up its licensing structure to bake in racial inclusion.