Congress considers allowing COVID-19 relief for cannabis companies

  • As Congress seeks to provide relief to small businesses across America, chief among those being left out are state-legal cannabis businesses that are essential to communities and have met the demands of this crisis, said Rep. Blumenauer , founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.
  • We should include state-legal cannabis in federal COVID-19 response efforts.
  • Without providing these businesses the relief needed to carry out the recommended public health and worker-focused measures, we are putting these hard-working people and ourselves at risk.
  • Cannabis businesses are major employers and significant contributors to local economies in Colorado and across the country, said Rep. Perlmutter.

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