As Acting Mayor Kim Janey launches a campaign to stay in the City Hall corner office she inherited upon Marty Walsh’s departure, she is turning to a funding source her predecessor eschewed: the city’s fast-growing marijuana industry.

Janey, who as a city councilor spearheaded an overhaul of Boston’s system for licensing cannabis businesses, will mark Tuesday’s traditional “4/20″ stoner holiday by holding a virtual, marijuana-themed campaign fundraiser.

The evening Zoom event features a who’s who of the local pot sector, including marijuana licensing attorney and former city councilor Mike Ross, former state Cannabis Control Commission member Shaleen Title, former city official and current Boston dispensary owner Tomas Gonzalez, Garden Remedies founder Dr. Karen Munkacy, executives from the Rooted in…



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