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With Big Banks Absent, IRS Gears up for Flood of Tax Cash

For cannabis businesses looking to make timely payments to the tax man, a new program is a welcome gesture—even if it won’t actually help many people.

Illinois Treasurer Asks Trump to Assure Banks on Cannabis

The Illinois treasurer has sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to give clear guidance to the banking industry about medical marijuana.

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Get the Cannabis Industry Out of Banking Limbo

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is leading an effort to ensure vendors working with cannabis businesses don't have their banking services taken away.

9 Lessons We Learned at the 2016 Emerald Cup

Held in the California's mythical Emerald Triangle, the event brought together some of the most innovative minds in West Coast cannabis.

Senators Call for Cannabis Banking Reform

A bipartisan group of Senators contacted a federal financial institute asking for guidance on the woes of banking in the cannabis industry. Will they respond?

Next Milestone for Alaska’s Young Cannabis Industry: Paying Taxes

At least initially, Alaska's legal cannabis businesses will have to make tax payments to the state by dropping off or mailing bundles of cash.

PotCoin: Can the Cryptocurrency for Cannabis Live up to Its Hype?

PotCoin promises to bring convenient, anonymous purchases to the legal cannabis market. But can it deliver?

State of the Leaf: Are Dispensaries (Finally) Coming to Michigan?

Canadian banks pull plug on medical marijuana clients, New Jersey OKs cannabis for PTSD, and U.K. report says ignoring medical benefits is "irrational."

How a Cannabis Store Manager Foiled Armed Robbers in Seattle

An alert store manager, watching his employees close shop via a live video feed, sent two armed robbers straight into the arms of the Seattle police Sunday night.

Washington Wants You to Stop Paying Cannabis Taxes in Cash. Good Luck With That.

The proposal is raising eyebrows for a number of reasons, most notably because of banking restrictions for marijuana businesses.

Congressman ‘Appalled’ at House GOP for Rejecting Cannabis Banking Measure

“How many more armed robberies must we witness and security guards lives lost before we take action?” asked Colorado Democrat Rep. Ed Perlmutter.

Cannabis Banking Measure Approved by Senate Committee, Still Has a Long Way to Go

An amendment adopted by congressional lawmakers Thursday would ensure that legal marijuana businesses can access banking services.

The Shake: California’s Golden Opportunity for Legalization

Canadian cities launch dispensary crackdowns, Chris Christie throws a cannabis tantrum, and Washington tells kids to "Listen2YourSelfie."

The Shake: Cannabaristas, Helping the Homeless, and CBD Oil Massages

All eyes are on U.S. cannabis policy in advance of a special United Nations summit, Israeli companies are drawing American investments, and a man is rewarded for being punched repeatedly in the face.

The Shake: D.A.R.E. Cries Foul, Denver Moves on Cannabis Clubs, and Wyoming Fails to Ban Edibles

In today's daily news digest: D.A.R.E. wants you to know it (really) doesn't like cannabis, Oregon eases banking rules, and Ohio organizers unveil initiative details.

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