WE WERE THRILLED to hear about the proposal for a black-owned cannabis dispensary in Harvard Square. The location is highly suitable and the venture will be a boon for the local economy.
It is wonderful to see local entrepreneurs capitalize on our attempts to create equity in an emerging industry, and we see this as a powerful opportunity to counter decades of injustice caused by the War on Drugs. Though some, including the Harvard Square Business Association, have found reasons to oppose, we urge the community to rally behind this proposal and these entrepreneurs as a matter of racial justice.
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