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Posts for : February 7, 2018

The Solution to Legalization Problems is Never More Prohibition

NEWS: Treasury Secretary implies support for allowing marijuana businesses to use banking; Attorney General Sessions again ties opioid overdoses to cultural shift on marijuana; MIDWEST: POLITICO piece on Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia pro-medical marijuana Democrats; RANT: KGW News suggestions of limiting butane sales won’t stop BHO blasting, but allowing processors to serve public might.

Mnuchin Doesn’t Want “Bags of Cash” From Marijuana Industry

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin faced questions from lawmakers on Capitol Hill yesterday. Three congressmen from states with legal marijuana businesses asked Mnuchin about the issue of legal marijuana businesses’ access to traditional banking, which has been thwarted by cannabis’ federal Schedule I status.