Maryland Minority Cannabis Business Association Formed

entrepreneurs of color are taking steps to make sure the state’s future pot industry is as diverse as possible
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Maryland--With the General Assembly likely to approve a Maryland marijuana legalization bill next year, advocates for entrepreneurs of color are taking steps to make sure the state’s future pot industry is as diverse as possible.

Two veteran lobbyists — former Del. Michael Arrington (D) and former Republican Party chairman John Kane — recently announced the formation of the Maryland Minority Cannabis Business Association.

The association, an Annapolis-based non-profit, will “serve as the voice for minority businesses to guarantee opportunity, education, and equality for the communities devastated by the war on drugs,” the pair said in a press release.

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