With about 40 states expected to allow some form of legalization by the end of December, 2020 is poised to be a breakout year for cannabis.
But as the movement toward normalization gains steam across the United States, legislators and activists are adding a moral provision to the burgeoning marijuana industry: to rectify decades of racial persecution caused by the War on Drugs.
Colorado is no exception. This year, regulators at the state level and in Denver are tackling new initiatives to improve social equity in the industry — even if they’re still figuring out exactly what that looks like.
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