Help Wanted: New York State Hiring A Manager For Its $200M Cannabis Social Equity Fund

As legal cannabis begins to take shape in New York, efforts to involve those most impacted by the War on Drugs are also coming into focus. 

Tremaine Wright, chair of the New York State Cannabis Control Board, said this week that legal cannabis sales will likely begin by the end of as the state continues to build its regulatory system for what is expected to be a billion-dollar industry.

“We’re like a startup…we’re just trying to be careful,” Wright said at a panel in on Wednesday, 4/20. The panel was comprised of women who seek to make an impact on social equity. 

New York State, according to Wright, intends to issue licenses to …

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