Cannabis industry booming, but companies left out of coronavirus stimulus

  • Cannabis industry booming, but companies left out of coronavirus stimulus
  • The cannabis industry has soared during the initial wave of the coronavirus pandemic, but the next stage may be more difficult to navigate as the companies are not eligible for federal assistance.
  • We find it extremely disturbing that, even in a time of national crisis, the cannabis industry is still not recognized for the value we bring to our communities by federal authorities, said Kevin Reed, the president of the Green Cross in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood.
  • The state of California has deemed cannabis business as essential, but the federal government will not support our efforts by providing much-needed assistance to our staff and their families.

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