Monday, November 11, 2019
Rudy Giuliani Ukraine Associates

Rudy Giuliani’s Ukrainian Associates Donated To Candidates, Sought Nevada Cannabis Licenses

Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Giuliani arrested last month were seemingly not content with seeking influence in US elections and President Trump’s...
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House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill With Bipartisan Support

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve legislation that would allow financial institutions to provide their services, free from federal interference,...
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D.C. Mayor Introduces Measure to Legalize Retail Marijuana Sales in the Capital

Residents of Washington D.C. could soon be able to legally purchase cannabis, following an announcement by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) earlier this...
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Report: New York Legal Cannabis Industry Could Stimulate Economy by $4.1 Billion

An adult-use cannabis industry in New York State could lead to $4.1 billion of economic activity and create short-term spikes of investment...
West Virginia Medical Marijuana Banking Bill

West Virginia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Banking Bill into Law

West Virginia's medical marijuana program is now open to bidding for financial institutions to provide banking services after Gov. Jim Justice signed...
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U.S. Cannabis Industry Has Generated 211,000 Full-Time Jobs

The legal cannabis industry is creating more jobs than any other U.S industry, according to a new report from Leafly and Whitney...
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State-Level Marijuana Reform Increases Pressure On Congress To Legalize

All across the U.S., an unparalleled number of states are deliberating bills that would enable licensed sales of cannabis or at least...
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A New Marijuana Banking Bill Is Finally In Motion

On February 13, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing on a bill that would permit access to banking...
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Marijuana Legalization Is “Perhaps The Stupidest Thing Anybody Has Ever Done,” Michael Bloomberg Says

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reiterated his opposition to marijuana legalization as he continues to deliberate on whether to...
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Michigan Businesses Exploit Legal Loophole By Gifting Marijuana To Consumers

In November 2018, voters in Michigan approved a ballot measure legalizing adult use, but the regulatory structure for the new market is...