California is handing out $15 million in grant cash to 10 cities and counties which have adopted social fairness packages to assist get minorities and people harmed by the battle on medication concerned within the authorized marijuana market.
The brand new allotment, awarded by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Workplace of Enterprise and Financial Improvement and the state Bureau of Hashish Management, builds on the $40 million beforehand awarded for a similar trigger.
A minimal of $11.5 million of the funds will go straight to social fairness entrepreneurs within the type of loans or grants, in keeping with a information launch.
“As we work to securely reopen our economic system, main with fairness throughout all sectors will guarantee a simply restoration and additional our dedication to create a really numerous authorized business,” stated Nicole Elliott, senior adviser on hashish to the governor.
It’s the third spherical of state funding for cities with current social fairness packages. The recipients and their grant awards embody:
- Oakland, $2.4 million
- San Francisco, $2 million
- Los Angeles, $2 million
- Sacramento, $1.8 million
- Lengthy Seashore, $1.2 million
- Fresno, $1.2 million
- Humboldt County, $1 million
- Lake County, $888,000
- Palm Springs, $869,000
- Mendocino County, $832,000
One other eight native governments obtained as much as $75,000 apiece to assist create social fairness packages:
- San Diego County
- Sonoma County
- Trinity County
- San Diego
- Isleton (obtained $22,000)