What are the approved Disproportionately Impacted Areas?
A list of census tracts has been identified as Disproportionately Impacted Areas to promote and encourage the full participation in the cannabis industry by people from communities disproportionately harmed by cannabis prohibition.Priority Communities Social Equity Council
How is which neighborhoods were most impacted by the War on Drugs determined?
What are census tracts?
The Census Bureau defines census tracts for each state. Census tracts are small areas with populations of about 4,000 individuals. In Connecticut, some census tracts cover an entire town, while some towns have many census tracts.Census Tracking Key Dates Priority Communities
How will the law promote social equity?
The law takes a comprehensive approach to promoting social equity, focused on the neighborhoods most impacted by the War on Drugs. It provides for expungement of past cannabis-related crimes and reserves half of all cannabis business licenses for people from impacted neighborhoods.Priority Communities Social Equity Council