Social Equity Rules and Process

Social Equity Rulemaking

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What are rules?

Rules are regulations made by state agencies and are issued by the authority of statutes. Agencies like the Liquor and Cannabis Board can create rules, but do not have the authority to enact laws. 

View our short video on the difference between laws and rules here.

The social equity rules define all of the requirements and outline details for the Cannabis in Social Equity Program. You can read the CR-103 below, which is the final version of the rules. For more information on rulemaking, please visit our Laws and Rules page here.

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