More Marijuana Businesses Focusing Federal Lobbying Efforts on Republicans

A recent survey conducted by USA Today has found that marijuana business owners are finding a new outlet for their campaign donations: Republicans. Fearing a possible federal crackdown and taking their place among legitimate businesses in other, more established industries, cannabis business owners have shifted the focus of their campaign finance donations from the Democratic Party to the GOP. “These are legitimate, taxpaying businesses that want and deserve to be heard, and lawmakers at every level of government have become more comfortable with accepting their contributions,” said Mason Tvert, a cannabis activist who was instrumental in getting adult use...

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