Giantweed Canada has reprinted the article Prioritize Social Justice & Equity in the California Marijuana Industry from Cannabis Training University.
Given the magnitude of the systemic injustice arising from years of prohibition, it is critical to prioritize social justice and equity in the marijuana industry. The damage caused by cannabis prohibition and “the failed war on drugs” require that new marijuana policies and regulations focus on creating opportunities that address and repair past threats and inequities. Medicinal cannabis was legalized in California in 1996. This created a legal market that was largely unregulated and hence allowed certain populations to thrive while the underprivileged communities continued to suffer the repercussions of a biased legal system. Two decades later (in 2015) […]
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