MJBizDaily donates $425,000 through Industry Giveback Program

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Marijuana
Business
Daily

donated
more
than
$425,000
in
cash
and
in-kind
donations
through
its

Industry
Giveback
Program

in
2019.

The
program,
established
in
2015,
supports
nonprofit
organizations
and
professional
associations
focused
on
industry
building
in
areas
of
professional
development
and
inclusion,
sustainability
and
community
development
as
well
as
continued
support
for
legalization
advocacy
work
across
the
cannabis
industry.


Marijuana
Business
Daily

expanded
the
reach
of
the
program
this
year
by:

  • Providing
    $5,000
    grants
    to
    the
    inaugural
    inductees
    into
    the MJBizDaily
    Awards
    Hall
    of
    Fame
    ,
    Steve
    DeAngelo
    and
    Wanda
    James,
    to
    donate
    to
    the
    cannabis
    charities
    of
    their
    choice.
  • Increasing
    support
    for
    hemp-specific
    and
    international
    organizations.

The
advocacy
groups
that
received
funding
from
the
2019
Industry
Giveback
Program
include:

  • Drug
    Policy
    Alliance.
  • Marijuana
    Policy
    Project
    Foundation.
  • Students
    for
    Sensible
    Drug
    Policy.
  • Americans
    for
    Safe
    Access
    Foundation.
  • NORML
    Foundation.


MJBizDaily
‘s
Industry
Giveback
Program
continues
to
foster
growth
through
inclusion
and
professional
development,
supporting
organizations that
provide
opportunities
for
equity
through
partnerships,
collaboration
and
continuing
education
not
just
in
the
United
States
but
around
the
world.

“Regardless
of
which
geographic
region
you
are
in
around
the
world,
the
idea
of
building
a
strong
and
responsible
cannabis
industry
is
a
constant
theme,”
said
Chris
Day,

MJBizDaily
‘s
vice
president
of
external
relations.

Interested
in
submitting
your
nonprofit
organization
for
consideration
for
the
Industry
Giveback
Program?
Information
is

available
here
.

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