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Cannabis businesses prove resiliency against coronavirus.

As businesses and citizens struggle to get by while the House of Representatives and Senate continue to haggle over the terms of the next COVID-19 relief package, industry insiders say there’s a number of positive indicators to show the cannabis industry has long-term staying power.

Despite the inherent challenges of operating in a state but not federally legal business sector and the collapse of the public markets, cannabis companies have shown resilience.

“Over the last few months, the legal cannabis industry has seen an overall increase in sales and was deemed essential in nearly every state, though there is some variation from state to state and from business to business,” said National Cannabis Industry Association media director Morgan Fox….

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