Colorado gov pushes Congress for cannabis biz COVID relief (Newsletter: April 14, 2020)

Colorado gov pushes Congress for cannabis biz COVID relief (Newsletter: April 14, 2020)

Amazon loses fed court fight on medical marijuana for workers; Biden & Sanders launch criminal justice task force; VA gov’s cannabis amendments Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… This issue of Marijuana Moment, and our original reporting that is featured in it, are made possible by the generous support of 430 Patreon sponsors. Cannabis industry professionals receive valuable rewards for pledges of $25 and up. Check out the perks of being a sponsor on our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) is calling on Congress to include marijuana businesses in upcoming coronavirus relief legislation. “Unfortunately, a large number of small businesses in Colorado are not eligible for these loans due to their involvement in the state-legal cannabis industry, which is a major employer and tax revenue generator in our state.” A former worker who was allegedly fired by Amazon for state-legal medical cannabis use in New Jersey won a key decision in federal court. The judge decided—over the company’s objection—that state courts should handle the case. Since the state Supreme Court ruled in favor of workplace medical marijuana protections…

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