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World News Story: Marijuana Group Hires Lobbyists to Push Legislation

A nonprofit advocate for marijuana has hired more than a dozen lobbyists to help pass legislation allowing states to legalize and regulate cannabis, The Hill reports. Cannabis Trade Federation CEO Neal Levine told the Hill that the group has added 15 lobbyists to help pass the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act,…


Posted: 2019-01-11 13:56:49

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