NY gov’s new cannabis equity plan (Newsletter: January 6, 2022)

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CT marijuana licensing launch; OK legalization ballot measure; IA cannabis resolution; SAFE Banking defeat opens opportunity to improve Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… BREAKING: Journalism is often consumed for free, but costs money to produce! While this newsletter is proudly sent without cost to you, our ability to send it each day depends on the financial support of readers who can afford to give it. So if you’ve got a few dollars to spare each month and believe in the work we do, please consider joining us on Patreon today. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced as part of her State of the State plan that she’s creating a new $200 million public-private fund to help promote social equity in the marijuana industry. The plan also addresses hemp and broader harm reduction drug policies. Connecticut regulators will start accepting marijuana business license applications early next month. The launch was contingent on a  technical assistance plan, which received final approval from the Social Equity Council on Tuesday. Iowa Democratic senators unveiled the text of a resolution to let voters decide on marijuana legalization via a constitutional amendment on the ballot. Oklahoma activists filed a new proposed marijuana legalization ballot initiative that has the backing of the national New Approach PAC. The measure is receiving some criticism from other activists who are working on separate proposals. Portland, Oregon cannabis supervisor…

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