The lawsuit, on behalf of the Greater Phoenix Urban League and Acre 41 Enterprises, a group of Black female entrepreneurs, alleges that the State of Arizona has failed to implement the social equity provisions of Proposition 207, the 2020 voter-approved initiative that legalized recreational marijuana possession and use.
Prop. 207 directed the State to issue 26 “social equity” marijuana dispensary licenses and to implement a program to ensure that the licenses were owned and operated by individuals from communities disproportionately impacted by the enforcement of previous marijuana laws.
The voters’ intent could be undermined by efforts, as described in a
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