Lawmakers: Include Cannabis SMBs In Next Stimulus | PYMNTS.com

  • Lawmakers Call For Marijuana SMB Inclusion In Next Stimulus Package
  • Members of Congress from both sides of the political fence are pushing for the marijuana industry to be included in the next round of government coronavirus relief funds and made a formal request in a letter addressed to House of Representative leaders Majority Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
  • The letter was sent by a bipartisan group of 34 members of Congress spearheaded by the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, which is led by House of Representative members Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, Barbara Lee of California, Don Young of Alaska and Tom McClintock of California, according to a report in Marijuana Business Daily .
  • A similar letter to Senate leadership, led by Sen. Jacky Rosen of Nevada is expected to be sent out this week, according to Marijuana Moment .

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