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Senators Want Marijuana Businesses To Qualify For Federal Coronavirus Relief Programs

A coalition of 10 lawmakers sent a letter to the body’s leadership on Wednesday, asking that they include language in the next coronavirus stimulus package that would allow marijuana businesses to access federal relief dollars just as companies in other industries can. Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) led the sign-on letter, which […]

Majority Of Americans Think Marijuana Legalization Is A Successful Policy, Poll Finds

A majority of Americans believe that state marijuana legalization laws have been a success, according to a new survey. YouGov asked more than 27,000 adults about states where cannabis has been legalized for recreational purposes and whether they “think the legislation has been a success or a failure.” YouGovUS ✔@YouGovUS In the states that have […]

California Announces $30 Million Grant Program To Promote Marijuana Industry Social Equity

California marijuana regulators announced on Tuesday that the state will be providing $30 million in grant funding for cannabis entrepreneurs from communities disproportionately impacted by the drug war. The state Bureau of Cannabis Control and Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development teamed up for the initiative, which is designed to support equitable business development […]

CIA Says People Who Use Marijuana And Other Drugs Aren’t Necessarily ‘Bad’ Or ‘Unworthy’

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) said on Thursday that it doesn’t necessarily believe using illegal drugs makes you a bad person. The new comments came in response to the question submitted as part of its ongoing “Ask Molly” series. “I would love to join CIA, but I’ve done illegal drugs in the past,” the person, […]

Washington Voters Could See Drug Decriminalization And Treatment Initiative On November Ballot

Activists in Washington State are working to place an initiative to decriminalize drug possession and expand access to treatment services on the November ballot. At a time when multiple drug policy reform campaigns in states across the country have suspended signature-gathering amid the coronavirus outbreak, ACLU of Washington says they remain determined to qualify Initiative […]