Cannabis biz could get COVID funds under new bill (Newsletter: April 24, 2020)

Cannabis biz could get COVID funds under new bill (Newsletter: April 24, 2020)

Poll: NJ marijuana referendum leads; VA lawmakers reject gov’s legalization delay; DEA cannabis lawsuit will be appealed to Supreme Court 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… By starting a $10 per month pledge on Patreon—or about 45 cents per issue of this newsletter—you can help us rely less on ads to cover our expenses, hire more journalists and bring you even more marijuana news. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), along with a bipartisan list of cosponsors, filed a bill to let marijuana businesses access coronavirus relief funds just as companies in any other industry can. Virginia lawmakers rejected Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) marijuana decriminalization bill amendments that would have delayed a study on broader legalization by a year and removed the right to a jury trial for people cited for possession. Separately, they approved the governor’s expanded definition of medical cannabis products that can be legally accessed as part of another bill. A poll shows that New Jersey voters are poised to strongly approve a marijuana legalization referendum that’s on the November ballot. Legalizing cannabis got more…

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