Handful of businesses and individuals donate $21M for, against marijuana measures
By Eli McVey and John Schroyer
The nine cannabis-related measures on ballots across the nation have drawn immense attention, most notably in the form of tens of millions of dollars in political contributions.
Campaign finance data shows that only 20 businesses and individuals account for a whopping $20.8 million in donations on both sides.
Of that total, $13.7 million has come from 10 individuals and more than $7 million from 10 businesses.
Financial support has come hot and heavy on both sides of the legalization debate.
All told, billionaire Sean Parker has donated $9 million to California’s Proposition 64, which
By Eli McVey and John Schroyer The nine cannabis-related measures…