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Colorado Governor Asks Congress To Let Marijuana Businesses Get Coronavirus Aid Funds

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April 13, 2020

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Even as many states deem marijuana businesses to be “essential” operations that can continue their activities during the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing federal cannabis prohibition means they can’t get access to relief funds available to other industries under COVID-19 legislation passed by Congress.

The governor of Colorado is seeking to change that.

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Tom Angell

Tom Angell is the editor of Marijuana Moment. A 20-year veteran in the cannabis law reform movement, he covers the policy and politics of marijuana. Separately, he founded the nonprofit Marijuana Majority. Previously he reported for Marijuana.com and MassRoots, and handled media relations and campaigns for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. (Organization citations are for identification only and do not constitute an endorsement or partnership.)

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