Jacqueline James-Boyd at Newhallville meetup: Cannabis cash is meant to address “all the issues we have in Black and Brown communities.”

Millions of dollars in cannabis-legalization money is slated to trickle back into New Haven’s neighborhoods most negatively impacted by the War on Drugs — and residents are responding with programmatic pitches to put those funds towards community revitalization, from serving the homeless hot meals to mentoring Black billionaires in the making. Read more from the New Haven Independent.