‘Illegal to Essential’: How the Coronavirus is Boosting the Legal Cannabis Industry
The coronavirus crisis could be igniting a revolution of sorts in the legal cannabis industry.
Thirty-three states across the U.S. allow for some form of sale and consumption of marijuana. And of those, more than 20 states have designated the cannabis industry as essential during the coronavirus outbreak.
While advocates are applauding many of the interim marijuana laws, they also say those laws exposes dangerous disparities among states.
Twenty-four states, including Florida, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New Mexico, have permitted customers to pick up marijuana purchases curbside at dispensaries.
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