By a 9-2 vote, lawmakers in the House Committee on Government Operations on Thursday approved a marijuana commercialization bill that uses race to prioritize grants and loan access, positions on boards, and more.

If S.25 becomes law, a Cannabis Control Board will determine who gets what resources and access to the marijuana industry, and Vermonters who are non-white get preferential treatment.[…]

House committee approves bill prioritizing marijuana industry participation by skin color — True North Reports

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