Cannabis in Mass: Increasing equity in the industry

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Since its state legalization in 2016, cannabis has become a multi-billion dollar industry that helps fuel the Massachusetts economy and tax revenue, while also providing opportunities to address racial equity. Still, despite its popularity, cannabis is heavily regulated and the negative stigma around the drug lingers.

Today on The Common, the second part of our three-part discussion about cannabis in Massachusetts. Cannabis entrepreneur, attorney and Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board member Laury Lucien talks to us about cannabis equity efforts in the state, and where they fall short.

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Darryl C. Murphy is the host of WBUR's daily news and culture podcast, "The Common."


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