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Canadian cannabis sector leaders urge feds to include them in $82B stimulus package

https://www.commdiginews.com/business-2/cannabis-act-canada-passes-103563/
April 13, 2020

Cannabis industry leaders in Canada are asking the federal government to assist in restoring economic damage caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. As of April 2020, the COVID-19 strain of Coronavirus had...

Doctors highly support medical cannabis for children with cancer

Doctors highly support medical cannabis for children with cancer
December 13, 2017

A new study found health care professionals who care for children with cancer would be willing to help them get medical cannabis. In the survey, which was published in Pediatrics, 85 percent of providers...

For the first time, a majority of Republicans support cannabis legalization

For the first time, a majority of Republicans support cannabis legalization
October 26, 2017

A majority of American Republicans say they support cannabis legalization, the highest level of public support Gallup has found in nearly 50 years. Out of the people surveyed, 51 percent of Republicans...

Anheuser-Busch heir calls for medical cannabis legalization in Missouri

Anheuser-Busch heir calls for medical cannabis legalization in Missouri
October 5, 2017

Adolphus Busch IV, the great-grandson of the Anheuser-Busch founder, sent out a letter Friday asking people to make monetary donations in an effort to legalize a comprehensive medical cannabis program...

FBI data shows more cannabis arrests than all violent crimes combined

FBI data shows more cannabis arrests than all violent crimes combined
September 27, 2017

According to 2016 crime data released by the FBI, more people were arrested for cannabis possession than any other violent crime in the United States. Cannabis possession accounted for more than 5...

Public support for cannabis at all-time high

Public support for cannabis at all-time high
August 8, 2017

An increasing number of Americans are in favor of national legalization of social and medical cannabis, while few support federal crackdowns in states which have legalized the plant for either purpose. A...

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