Tag: urges

MJBizConNEXT keynoter Simms urges cannabis industry to ‘be audacious’

MJBizConNEXT Direct and Hemp Industry Daily Direct kicked off today with a virtual keynote speech from Dia Simms, an award-winning entrepreneur and member of BRN Group, a New York-based cannabis tech company. Simms called on the cannabis industry to move in unison to overcome over a century of stigma, to think bigger and to consider […]

Cannabis group urges SBA loans made amid coronavirus crisis

A cannabis industry coalition is urging Congress to ensure that state-legal marijuana businesses are eligible for emergency loans from the Small Business Administration during the coronavirus outbreak. The SBA announced earlier this month that it would provide disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans of up to $2 million each to small businesses affected by […]