Massachusetts Social Equity Programs

July 28, 2018 | 10:00 am | Room 103 | Business / Legal

Commissioner Title will discuss Massachusetts social equity programs as they pertain the new recreational marijuana licensing

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Shaleen Title

Commissioner Title co-authored the Massachusetts marijuana legalization referendum and has consulted on state and local marijuana policy around the country. As an attorney specializing in marijuana regulations, she has provided regulatory expertise for leading marijuana consulting firms. Shaleen was a founding board member of the Minority Cannabis Business Association, where she led the drafting of the first state-level model bill created to give states guidance to implement a process of reinvestment and reconciliation. She was also a founding board member of Marijuana Majority, and she previously served as a trustee for Students for Sensible Drug Policy as well as a board member of the Family Law and Cannabis Alliance and the National Lawyers Guild. Prior to joining the Commission, she was a co-founder of THC Staffing Group, a cannabis recruiting firm focused on equality and inclusion. She holds a business degree, law degree, and graduate degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and was previously a part of the multistate tax group at Deloitte Tax.