OPINION: New York cannabis advocates’ fight for day one equity is important for all of Black America

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Mary Pryor is the New York Chapter President of Minorities for Medical Marijuana. New York’s cannabis advocates’ mission to legalize adult-use through the April 1st legislative state budget is stalled for now, but the fight for equity and social justice is not going anywhere anytime soon. The conversation on equity on the east coast needs support, amplification, and more facts behind why this matters. “The fight to pass cannabis regulation is far from over in New York,”, states Kassandra Frederique, New York State Director for Drug Policy Alliance. “We have until the end of June to get this done in 2019. With our statewide coalition, we will take the fight to district offices, community town halls, and to the Governor. OPINION: New York cannabis advocates’ fight for day one equity is important for all of Black America

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