San Diego Awarded $880k Cannabis Equity Grant To Boost Local Access To Legal Cannabis Industry

By David Garrick, The Sandiego Union Tribune on March 2, 2023

The city plans to use its first equity grant to help people adversely affected by the war on drugs with money for permits, site searches and other hurdles.

San Diego’s long-awaited cannabis equity program has been awarded an $880,000 state grant to help people affected by the war on drugs enter the legal cannabis industry.

It’s the first such grant received by San Diego, which didn’t create its equity program until last year — several years after other large cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento and Long Beach.

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