Friday, January 17, 2020

House of Representatives Passes SAFE Banking Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow legal cannabis businesses access to the nation’s banking system....

House Passes Cannabis Banking Bill in Historic Vote

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would grant legal cannabis businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up...

SAFE Banking Act Heads To House Of Representatives Next Week

We’re hovering on the brink of the first pro-marijuana federal legislation in an age. On Friday morning, the House confirmed that the Secure and...

Holy Crapo! Cannabis Banking Reform Makes Surprise Headway

A little more than a week after holding a long-delayed hearing on cannabis banking, Senate banking committee chair Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) signaled that...

Key Takeaways from Today’s Hearing on the SAFE Banking Act

A Senate committee held a hearing on Tuesday to discuss ways for cannabis businesses operating legally under state law to obtain access to banking...

Courting Crapo: Today’s Senate Banking Hearing Was All for One Man

The struggle to provide basic banking services to America’s legal cannabis companies got its first full airing before a US Senate committee this morning,...

Banks Are Redlining the 99% Out of the Legal Cannabis Industry

Shannon Hattan is the co-founder and CEO of Fiddler’s Greens, a California cannabis tincture maker, and as an entrepreneur she should be feeling great....

Senate Schedules Hearing on Cannabis Banking Bill

A Senate legislative committee has scheduled a hearing on a bill that would give cannabis businesses operating legally under state law access to the...

Congressional Committee Discusses How to Legalize Cannabis

In a first-of-its-kind hearing, a key congressional committee met Wednesday morning to discuss how to finally put an end to federal cannabis prohibition. Titled...

Columbia Care to Introduce Cannabis Credit Card

Columbia Care Inc. has developed a possible solution to cash-only payments in the cannabis industry. The Columbia National Credit program (CNC card) will soon...

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