About CRCC

The members of the Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition (CRCC) represent multiple legal cannabis jurisdictions from across the country, including California, Massachusetts, Illinois, Oregon, Connecticut and Oklahoma. Most importantly, as the leading architects of cannabis equity and policy reform in the United States, our mission is to be a source of information and education for legislators and government agencies that aim to build sustainable cannabis regulatory frameworks that are also designed to deliver on the reparative and restorative potential of the global cannabis legalization and decriminalization movement.

Founding Members of Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition [in alphabetical order]

  • Dasheeda Dawson (Founding Chair) - Cannabis Program Supervisor, City of Portland OR

  • Toi Hutchinson - Senior Advisor to Illinois Governor on Cannabis Control

  • Dr. Rachel Knox, MD MBA - Chair, Oregon Cannabis Commission

  • Dr. Erica D. Lindsay, PharmD MBA - Deputy Director, Illinois Medical Cannabis Unit

  • Lanese Martin - Chair, Oakland Cannabis Regulatory Commission

  • Cat Packer - Executive Director, Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

  • Nina Parks - Chair, San Francisco Cannabis Oversight Committee

  • Danielle Perry - Illinois Cannabis Regulatory Oversight Officer

  • Shaleen Title - Commissioner, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

  • Chaney Turner - Commissioner, Oakland Cannabis Regulatory Commission

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Catalyst Conversations: A Regulator's Perspective on Equity 

NCIA’s Catalyst Conversations is a brand new advanced webinar series curated to give Social Equity Scholarship program recipients the opportunity to network and gain access to valuable knowledge that will help them excel in the cannabis industry. In the inaugural Catalyst Conversations webinar we’ll explore the current state of social equity programs within the cannabis industry across the country. Attendees hear first hand from regulators in different jurisdictions including California, Massachusetts, and Oregon.

 

Speakers Include:


• Shaleen Title, Commissioner, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
• Nina Parks, Madam Chair, San Francisco Cannabis Oversight Committee
• Chaney Turner, Cannabis Regulatory Commissioner, City of Oakland
• Dasheeda Dawson, Cannabis Program Supervisor, City of Portland, OR
• Cat Packer, City of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

• Tahir Johnson, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager, National Cannabis Industry Association (Moderator)
• Roz McCarthy, Founder & CEO, Minorities for Medical Marijuana (Moderator)