Who gets to participate in New York’s new cannabis economy?

New York legalized adult-use marijuana in March, and the state estimates the taxation of legalized marijuana will bring in $350 million in annual revenue. The new recreational marijuana program is expected to create 30,000 to 60,0000 jobs in the state. But some community activists and nonprofits are concerned that the licensing of cannabis businesses could be inequitable.

The Crain’s Business Forum: A Fair Rollout for Recreational Marijuana is designed to explain how New York can preserve equity in the licensing of cannabis businesses. The virtual event begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15.

Get your tickets here. Panelists:

Tremaine Wright Chairwoman of the state Cannabis Control Board,

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