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Marijuana Banking

Matt Ferner

House Votes To Allow Banking For Marijuana Businesses | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

Signaling growing acceptance of cannabis legalization nationally, the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to allow banks to provide traditiona...

Proposal For World's First Marijuana Banking System Signed Into Law

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Seeking to move marijuana businesses away from cash-only operations, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Friday that tries to es...

Friday Talking Points -- Give America a Raise!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Unemployment has now fallen to 6.3 percent, the lowest it has been since 2008. The rate dropped four-tenths of a point in a single month -- the biggest drop in two years -- showing that after the lag of this year's brutal winter, employers are hiring.

Colorado Lawmakers 'Cracking The Whip' On 'Huge Problem' With Marijuana

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado plan to set up the world's first financial system for marijuana survived less than 24 hours before state lawmakers changed ...

Matt Ferner

Lawmakers Push For New Marijuana Banking Rules That Bankers Won't Follow Anyway | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Sixteen members of Congress sent a letter to federal banking regulators Tuesday urging them to quickly implement the federal government's new guidelin...

Matt Ferner

Obama's Marijuana Banking Rules Don't Change Anything, Bankers Say | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Last week, the Obama administration announced new guidelines that it portrayed as a drastic change to the way marijuana businesses interact with banki...

Ryan J. Reilly

Feds Move To Fix Pot Shops' Banking Problems | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government issued guidelines on Friday that officials said were intended to increase the financial services available to mar...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Advocates Skeptical About Holder's Big Pot Announcement | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration is planning to issue regulations that would give state-sanctioned marijuana outfits access to the same traditional banking se...

Baked Colorado 2014!

Shan Wells | Posted 03.10.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells


Matt Ferner

Pot Businesses Should Have Access To Banking System: Denver Lawmakers | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The Denver City Council is urging banking regulators to grant Colorado marijuana businesses access to the federal banking system, so they can finally ...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Businesses May Get Good Banking News In Early 2014 | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Marijuana businesses may not yet get a full green light on the banking rights that non-marijuana businesses already enjoy, but they are likely to get ...