Does Oregon’s Eviction Moratorium Apply to Cannabis Businesses?

Oregon’s Property and Leasing Laws If a cannabis business owner does not own a place where he/she can conduct business, a property has to leased. Sadly, the majority do not truly understand that there are varying situations or circumstances regarding cannabis businesses and rental properties. This is as a result…

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New Bill Would Give Cannabis Businesses Emergency Relief Access

A new bill has been introduced to Congress by a team of Democratic senators who think it’s unfair that cannabis businesses in legal states are excluded from federal aid while other businesses in the state are able to get a leg up with government-funded help. Like all other businesses, they…

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Denver risking tax dollars by “ineffectively” auditing marijuana businesses, city auditor alleges

Denver’s process for auditing marijuana businesses is inadequate and has potentially cost the city countless tax dollars allocated for public service programs, the city auditor alleged Thursday. In a scathing new report, Denver auditor and certified public accountant Timothy M. O’Brien evaluated the city’s methods, strategies and standards for auditing…

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Colorado’s marijuana businesses should be eligible for federal coronavirus aid, Polis tells Congress

Colorado’s cannabis industry is allowed to remain open to provide “critical” services during the coronavirus pandemic, but because marijuana is a federally controlled substance, dispensaries and other businesses are ineligible to receive stimulus funds to help offset the economic impacts caused by COVID-19. Many say they’re struggling. Gov. Jared Polis,…

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Colorado’s marijuana businesses can remain open during pandemic, but they say they’re still struggling

As the coronavirus fueled changes in regulation for Colorado’s cannabis industry, leaders at LivWell Enlightened Health knew they needed to make dramatic moves to keep the business and its workers thriving. And fast. On March 30, 18 company executives and department heads agreed to suspend their compensation for three months…

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These Silicon Valley businesses are booming in the coronavirus era

Traffic at Coursera, the Mountain View-based online learning platform with university classes for anyone, is four to five times higher than usual, with thousands of universities requesting free access to their platform. At the same time, videoconferencing app Zoom has become central to countless companies where most employees are working…

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Denver’s stay-at-home order triggered huge sales — and safety concerns — for city’s cannabis businesses

When Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced recreational marijuana shops would be forced to close under the city’s stay-at-home order Monday, the response from customers was swift. They swarmed local dispensaries to stock up on products and caused enough of a stir that the mayor rescinded the moratorium just three hours…

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Cannabis dispensaries are ‘essential’ businesses in San Jose during coronavirus lockdown, city says

SAN JOSE — Dispensaries and licensed cannabis companies can remain open through the shelter-in-place order issued by Santa Clara and six other counties, the city said Tuesday. So long as they practice social distancing measures, dispensaries are considered “essential” businesses, confirmed city spokesperson Rosario Neaves. “In our case in the…

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Will the Feds Shut Weedmaps Down? Feds Issue a Wide Range of Subpoenas into Weedmaps’ Businesses as Federal Probe Begins

Will the Feds Shut Weedmaps Down? Feds Issue a Wide Range of Subpoenas into Weedmaps’ Businesses as Federal Probe Begins Federal Government Subpoenas Weedmaps over Cannabis Listings and Ordering Platform A Weedmaps IPO could be in trouble as the Feds dig into their records and bookkeeping. Weedmaps, or the Ghost…

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Why All Businesses in States with Legal Marijuana Programs are More Profitable

Why Businesses In States With Legal Cannabis Laws Are More Profitable Access to legal cannabis isn’t just vital for good health; it’s good for society as a whole, reduces crime rates, and a new study finds, also boosts the profitability of businesses in general. Researchers from the University of Iowa…

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