Cannabis News Box

Coronavirus stimulus money awarded to lucky few cannabis-related firms

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 29, 2020

As of June 5, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had distributed 159 million coronavirus stimulus payments among residents of the United States. The $2 trillion federally-funded stimulus package enabled qualifying Americans to receive a one-time payment of up to $1,200; mainly by direct deposi...

Poll suggests that COVID-19 will influence cannabis industry more than others

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2020

A webinar called “Insuring Cannabis: From the Mechanics to Seeing Through The Weeds” was aired live on April 15. The discussion drew one main conclusion that has since ignited plenty of conversation in the legal weed community: Coronavirus (COVID-19) is likely to impact cannabis more than other industries.  Ho...

Polis alerts Congress of Colorado’s eligibility for federal coronavirus aid

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 22, 2020

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) scare escalates across the U.S., "critical" business owners in Colorado have been informed that they can continue operating. However, the eligibility criteria doesn't include cannabis businesses in the scenic state. Since the plant is still a Schedule I controlled substan...