Senators push for cannabis biz access to COVID funds (Newsletter: April 23, 2020)

Senators push for cannabis biz access to COVID funds (Newsletter: April 23, 2020)

Poll: Americans say legal marijuana is a success; California psilocybin measure fails to meet signature goal; Hemp farmers get coronavirus relief 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 Ten senators, led by Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), sent a letter urging the body’s leadership to include relief for marijuana businesses in the next round of coronavirus legislation. “Workers at state-legal cannabis small businesses are no different from workers at any other small business—they show up to work every day, perform their duties, and most importantly, work to provide for their families. This lack of access to SBA assistance for cannabis small businesses will undoubtedly lead to unnecessary layoffs, reduced hours, pay cuts, and furloughs for the workers who need support the most.” A poll found that a majority of…

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