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Infighting erupts as minority pot shop applicants draft legislation to resolve state’s troubled cannabis licensing rollout

Infighting among a group of minority pot shop applicants drafting legislation to resolve the state’s troubled licensing rollout came to a head Tuesday when a downtown news conference effectively devolved into a sparring match.

The ad hoc coalition of social equity applicants — a designation created to diversify the state’s white-dominated weed industry — has splintered into two factions pushing dueling proposals and battling over specifics.