Cannabis advocates to governors: Our businesses are ‘essential’

  • (CNN) Cannabis advocates, medical nonprofits and veterans groups are urging state governors to not shut off access to cannabis businesses.
  • Marijuana Policy Project, a cannabis legalization organization, drafted a pair of open letters to state governors urging them to declare cannabis operations as essential businesses; to adopt measures such as online ordering, telemedicine, and contactless delivery; and limit red tape on aspects such as hiring requirements and medical card renewals.
  • Other states, including Colorado and Florida, have adopted emergency measures, including telemedicine and curbside pickup as part of their

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