Charles Frazier, COO Minorities for Medical Marijuana was in attendance and shared a public comment explaining why it’s important to have a subcommittee theme that addresses public safety and youth prevention and education.”A majority of the themes identified as subcommittee priorities were focused on economic topics like licensing, cultivation, taxation, and etc. Creating a subcommittee that focuses on the citizens of our great state should also be viewed as a priority” stated Frazier. Overall the meeting was well organized approximately 125 people were in attendance. Unfortunately, there were only 6-8 people of color in attendance. It’s imperative communities of color stay engaged and informed about California’s medical and adult use cannabis regulations by attending these meetings. The process of creating public policy begins in this type of setting. Our concerns and issues will surely get left out of the conversation if we don’t show up and speak up. The next meeting is set for March 15, 2018 in Los Angeles. Interested parties should access the Bureau’s website for more information at http://bcc.ca.gov/ . Requests for further information should be directed to Ashlynn…
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