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Cannabis Execs Cheer ‘Green Landslide’ of Votes for Legal Pot

  • Curaleaf chairman Boris Jordan: ‘Cannabis won, and won big’
  • Broad legalization, however, faces hurdles amid Senate results
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Despite all the uncertainty surrounding the U.S. election, there’s a clear victor already: domestic cannabis companies.

Leaders across the industry cheered after marijuana measures passed in all five states that had them on the ballot Tuesday -- even in deeply red parts of the country. The results showed how marijuana is becoming less of a partisan issue, and buoyed the biggest U.S.-based players in the market.