State picks 8 ZIP codes in Tucson area that qualify for 'social equity' pot dispensary program – Arizona Daily Star

.tnt-restrict-img-92b5d1ae-32ad-11ec-96c0-b78649007d64 { max-width: 1143px; }

Proposition 207, which made adult-use recreational marijuana legal in the state, established the “social equity ownership” program that sets aside 26 licenses for “people from communities disproportionately impacted by the enforcement of previous marijuana laws.”

Rebecca Sasnett, Arizona Daily Star Edward Celaya

The Arizona health department released a list of 87 ZIP codes, eight of which fall wholly or partially in Pima County, that will help determine the eligibility of applicants to the state’s “social equity” program for two dozen licenses to own marijuana dispensaries.

“(The Arizona Department of Health Services) conducted an extensive analysis concerning whether a community meets the social equity program’s requirement of disproportionate impact from the enforcement of previous marijuana laws,” the health department said.

Two weeks ago, the department released the 87 ZIP codes in Arizona that are essential for potential applicants to be eligible to meet the geographic requirement behind the state’s four-criteria application process. The local ZIP codes include an area west of Tucson that includes the Tohono O’odham Nation lands, on the south side, the southwest side, the

Read More Here…

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Bud Digest

Scroll to Top