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How Mass. Can Include Minority Entrepreneurs In Legalized Marijuana Business09:32

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In this April 20, 2016 file photo, customers buy products at the Harvest Medical Marijuana Dispensary in San Francisco, Calif.  (Haven Daley/AP/File)closemore
In this April 20, 2016 file photo, customers buy products at the Harvest Medical Marijuana Dispensary in San Francisco, Calif. (Haven Daley/AP/File)

The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting the Northeast Cannabis Caucus in Cambridge on Tuesday to talk about policy and the industry in the state.

One topic they'll be discussing is how to include more minority entrepreneurs in the legalized marijuana business.

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley held a hearing on the subject last month, and the City Council intends to present a full list of recommendations to state officials.

But what can Boston learn from other cities that have already legalized marijuana? How have — or haven't — minorities been included in legalized pot businesses elsewhere?

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Shaleen Title, founding board member of the Minority Cannabis Business Association and partner at THC Staffing, a recruiting firm for the legal marijuana industry. She tweets @shaleentitle.

This story aired on January 10, 2017.

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