Lawmakers Explore Easing Rules on Small Cannabis Businesses
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Lawmakers Explore Easing Rules on Small Cannabis Businesses

House lawmakers on Wednesday explored efforts to ease rules and boost small business owners in the legal cannabis industry.

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June 20, 2019

House lawmakers on Wednesday explored efforts to ease rules and boost small business owners in the legal cannabis industry.

The hearing before the House Committee on Small Business, "Unlocked Potential? Small Businesses in the Cannabis Industry," brought witnesses from the cannabis industry to discuss the obstacles they face in accessing programs from the Small Business Administration.

Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.) in her opening remarks said she called the hearing to draw "needed attention to an industry that is rapidly evolving" with "small businesses at the forefront."

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