(WTNH) – The Department of Consumer Protection has announced the names of the 16 applicants who were approved to be social equity cultivators.
The Social Equity Council chose 16 applicants that met the requirements approved by the General Assembly to qualify for the Disproportionality Impacted Area Cultivator license.
The 16 applicants are:
CT Plant Based Compassionate Care LLC
Insa CT, LLC
Soulstar CT, LLC
Nova Farms Connecticut LLC
The Flower House LLC
FFD 149 LLC
The Yard Connecticut LLC
Quinnipiac Valley Growth Partners, LLC
Impact Initiatives LLC
MariMed CTP LLC
Connecticut Cultivation Solutions, LLC
FRC Holdings LLC
River Growers CT LLC
Connecticut Social Equity, LLC
The Cannabis Garden LLC
“I am proud of the work the council has done to get to this point in the process while maintaining a commitment to equity and inclusion, as well as future reinvestment in the communities most harmed by the war on drugs,” said DCP Deputy Commissioner Andréa Comer, who serves as chair of the Social Equity Council. “We are excited for what comes next, and to see these businesses thrive in this new marketplace.”
The 16 applicants now have to submit additional information for the required background check. Once the background check is complete, the applicants will be invited to pay fees and move forward with the next phase of licensure. [Read More @ WTNH]
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