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Legal cannabis companies in the States are being dismissed by Canadian banks

Legal cannabis companies in the States are being dismissed by Canadian banks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019


Filed under Global

America is edging closer to cannabis reform. So far, 33 U.S. states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes, and 10 U.S. states and Washington D.C. have legalized the plant for adults aged 21 and over. Uncle Sam might be turning a verdant shade of green, but one main problem remains for legal weed ...

Congress is making progress on federal cannabis legalization

Congress is making progress on federal cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

Congress may finally be taking action on two integral measures for federal cannabis reform. The chairman for the House Rules Committee has vowed to achieve a full House vote for the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act (S.3032) in the next "several weeks.” The ST...

Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) supports cannabis banking bill

Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) supports cannabis banking bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 26, 2018


Filed under News

A cannabis banking bill authored by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Denny Heck (WA-10) has received support from the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). If approved and passed, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act) will provide businesses in the cannabis spa...

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