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Opinion: Safe banking for cannabis industry needs to be carried cross finish line

Related Articles Congressional cannabis champions clearly come from Colorado (how’s that for alliteration?). We saw this kind of leadership with Gov. Jared Polis when he was a congressman and co-founded the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, with former Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, and with our long-time current champion for SAFE Banking, Democrat Rep. Ed Perlmutter. With SAFE […]

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Vicente: This 4/20 celebrate that marijuana businesses and their employees are now “essential”

For decades, April 20 has been recognized as an unofficial marijuana holiday in Colorado and around the country. While this year’s “4/20” may not be marked by large public rallies or concerts due to enduring COVID-19 safety restrictions, there are plenty of reasons for the cannabis community to celebrate — including recent legalization announcements in […]

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Cannabis industry may finally move past cash as Democrats look to loosen banking restrictions

Colorado’s cannabis industry has been forced to deal primarily in cash for years due to banking restrictions that pot advocates and banking lobbyists say put shops, growers and others at risk of theft. The industry is now cautiously optimistic this year that, with Democrats in power in Washington, its eight years of trying to lift […]

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Marijuana banking bill headed to full U.S. House

Legislation that would provide federal protection for financial institutions that serve state-authorized marijuana and ancillary businesses passed a U.S. House committee on Thursday.

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Marijuana banking proposal gets first-ever hearing in U.S. House committee

A proposal to open banking and financial services to marijuana businesses in states that have legalized marijuana has had its first-ever hearing in a U.S.House committee, making Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter , one of the authors, optimistic about its chances.

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Colorado’s legalized marijuana would be federally lawful under bill introduced by Cory Gardner, Elizabeth Warren

Marijuana would be legal federally in states that already have approved the drug’s use under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren.

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National drug ring disguised as Greeley medical pot grow traded in cryptocurrency, feds say

A national drug syndicate disguising itself as a small Greeley medical marijuana grow traded in cryptocurrency and had drug pipelines to eight states, federal documents in Denver U.S. District Court reveal.

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Congressmen: Rescinding marijuana banking guidance would be “dangerous and imprudent”

A letter from Reps. Perlmutter and Heck in support of Obama-era marijuana banking guidance has been signed by 29 additional members of Congress

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19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s marijuana banking bill

The recent rescission of prior Obama-era guidance from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for banks doing business with marijuana firms has made the need for Congressional action more urgent, the attorneys general said.

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Uruguay setting up dedicated cannabis dispensaries after banks scare off pharmacies

Uruguay’s government announced it is changing its retail system for legalized marijuana because banks have made it difficult for pharmacies to sell cannabis.

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