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Arizona's Adult Use Legalization Bill Looks to Perpetuate Cronyism in Marijuana Business Licensing: Economic Liberty Concerns with Arizona’s Proposition 207 for Marijuana Legalization
June 9, 2019
A July 8, 2020 poll by OH Prediction Insights shows that Arizonans back legal marijuana by a 62% supermajority. However, the likely vehicle for accomplishing this aim, Proposition 207, which will be on the November 3, 2020 general election ballot, includes a number of provisions restricting ordinary entrepreneurs from being awarded commercial marijuana licenses at a time where “social equity” or “equal opportunity” in cannabis is beginning to receive interest.
Enduring Racial Disparity After Cannabis Policy Reform
Executive Director, Larisa Bolivar, researched the disparity in cannabis from 2014-2016 launching her career in social equity. In her this, Ms. Bolivar argues that the best way to address the disparity in the cannabis industry is to create grants and loans for cannabis businesses out of cannabis tax revenue, which has been proposed around the nation.