Cannabis 4/20 celebrations go virtual as industry adjusts to new reality

  • The coronavirus outbreak threw just about every industry into chaos, and California’s marijuana companies were no exception.
  • That policy went statewide March 20, when Gov. Gavin Newsom said licensed recreational and medical cannabis shops, plus the industry’s entire supply chain, were essential businesses.
  • It’s one of the most liberal policies in the nation, even among states that have legalized recreational cannabis.
  • Politicians including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have voiced support for including cannabis businesses in the next round of federal stimulus money.

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