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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.

Shh! Here’s How Cannabis Companies Are Banking Legally on the Down Low

Did you think all cannabis businesses were cash-only? You thought wrong. Learn how legal markets such as Colorado, Washington, and Oregon handle their banking.

Cannabis Banking Efforts Take Another Blow

The legal cannabis industry took another financial blow after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced that chartering a bank specifically for funds from cannabis businesses is “criminal."

Where in the World is Cannabis Island & Its Secret Plants? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

Chile could decriminalize, and a discovery in Crimea led to an island covered for miles with cannabis as far as the eye can see. That and more in this week's legalization roundup!

Cannabis Businesses Desperately Need Bank Access: Will This Reform Measure Make It Happen?

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a far-reaching piece of legislation that would make it legal for banks to offer their services to legal marijuana businesses.