The state Cannabis Control Commission has unveiled a social equity program intended to help people who’ve been disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs work in the new legal marijuana industry.
The equity program — the first statewide program of its kind in the country — will give people training and guidance.
So how does this work? Who qualifies? Here’s what to know about Massachusetts’ plans to create equity in the recreational marijuana industry:
What’s the goal of the social equity program?