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Support Equity in Somerville!

MRCC fully endorses the Proposal for a Working Group on Social Equity in Local Cannabis submitted by Eric Schwartz from Farm Bug Co-op.

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“Friends of Farm Bug,

As many of you know, I am a resident of the City of Somerville and, per my previous communications, the Somerville Board of Aldermen(women) came up with a very forward-thinking Licensing Ordinance for Adult Use Marijuana. I am very encouraged by the unanimous passage of this Ordinance. However, one item that was not approved was the creation of a perpetual Working Group on Social Equity in Local Cannabis. I have recently sent my proposal directly to Mayor Joseph Curtatone to gain the Administration’s support to create such a working group.

If you support this proposal, email Mayor Curtatone at

Advocates have done a lot of work within the City of Somerville to create an equitable Licensing Ordinance. I believe that this working group will get us over the finish line to achieve a diverse and vibrant local cannabis industry in the city. I hope that you agree and will send your support.

Your Humble Advocate,
Eric R. Schwartz
Farm Bug Co-op”