Announcing our New Communications Manager!

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Our team at MCBA is expanding and we’re thrilled to welcome Precious Osagie-Erese as our new communications manager!  Precious comes from a merged background of journalism, political communications and cannabis entrepreneurship. We’re beginning to take a more strategic path in alerting our members, advocates, lawmakers and industry stakeholders on the work that MCBA is doing to ensure equity remains at …

MCBA statement on Virginia Bill SB107 that eliminates Cannabis Equity Reinvestment Fund

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Last year, Virginia legalized cannabis with comprehensive equity provisions. This year, the new Republican-led government seeks  to reverse equity provisions starting with SB107 that would eliminate the Cannabis Equity Reinvestment Fund and steer 30% of the tax revenue to the general fund. The Fund would have: Supported persons, families, and communities historically and disproportionately targeted and affected by drug enforcement; …