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With Lobbying Clout, Big Pot Is Here: Cannabis Weekly (Correct)

Feb. 16, 2021, 8:11 PM

Big Alcohol and Big Tobacco have garnered a formidable reputation in the lobbying arena over the years. Big Pot is now looking for a piece of the action.

Disparate players from the cannabis industry banded together last week in a new organization, called the U.S. Cannabis Council, to push their interests in Washington, D.C., and state capitals. Meanwhile, Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. and Corona beer producer Constellation Brands Inc. are becoming more prominent in advocating for their marijuana investments.

The efforts put muscle behind an industry that has grassroots momentum but lacks a unified voice. Given how many ...