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Interested in guiding the development of cannabis policies? Apply to serve on the Cannabis Policy Oversight Team.

The City of Portland seeks eight people to serve a one-year term on the Cannabis Policy Oversight Team. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Monday, Jan. 15.

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City of Portland Liquor, Cannabis and Noise programs move to Development Services

This realignment, effective April 1, results from the ongoing restructuring of bureaus and offices following voters’ approval of Ballot Measure 26-228 in November 2022.

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Oregon's Cannabis Industry Could Be More Vulnerable Than Ever

Portland is the first in the country to allocate cannabis tax revenue to relieve the industry's impacts of robberies, COVID-19, and wildfires

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NEWS RELEASE: City of Portland approves $1.8M in Cannabis Equity, Restorative Justice & Community Reinvestment Grants

The Office of Community & Civic Life to administer the largest city-led grant initiative in the U.S. that prioritizes racial and social equity

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Building Equity in the Cannabis Industry

Civic Life’s Cannabis Program Supervisor Dasheeda Dawson was featured in a recent Refinery29 article talking about cannabis equity and legalization.

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Now Recruiting: CPOT Subcommittee Openings

The Cannabis Policy Oversight Team (CPOT) is currently recruiting members for 3 subcommittees: Community Impact, Competency, and Small Business Support. Deadline to apply is Monday, April 5, 2021.

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Dasheeda Dawson on Disrupted

Dawson spoke with Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR) show Disrupted about equity in the cannabis industry.

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Six New Members Join CPOT

The Cannabis Oversight Team (CPOT) has added six new members to its advisory body!

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The City of Portland and Cannabis Policy Oversight Team Advances on Three Focus Areas for 2021

The Cannabis Policy Oversight Team (CPOT) was convened in 2019 to provide recommendations on future cannabis policy to the Office of Community & Civic Life.

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