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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.

The Shake: How Much Does Your State Suck?

The first cannabis-sponsored pro athlete, a university's obsession with a T-shirt, and lots of confusion over what a tampon is. Catch all the latest cannabis news in The Shake.

View From the Pinstripes: How a Banker Sees a Cannabis Account

With officials and businesses searching for banking solutions, Leafly sat down with an industry veteran to get an insider's perspective.

Emerging Markets Update: Illinois Eyes Expanding Qualifying Conditions

Illinois is eyeing expansions to its list of qualifying conditions. New York officials just rejected a similar effort. Here's the latest from fledgling markets.

Fourth Corner Loss Could Be a Gain for Banking Reform

The Colorado credit union’s defeat in federal court yesterday could end up having positive implications for the political fight over cannabis banking.