Jan 24, 2014 The Obama administration is considering regulations that will encourage banks to take legal marijuana business money. What are those businesses doing now, if they can’t deposit into banks?
Jan 24, 2014 Banks are reluctant -- in most cases unwilling -- to do business with the marijuana industry.
Jan 1, 2014 The first state to allow marijuana sales to anyone over 21 has to track all that pot somehow.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 8, 2013 You know who doesn't like legalized weed? The drug cartels. And the federal government.
Jul 4, 2013 The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol on July Fourth? Made of hemp.
Jun 24, 2013 Washington State tries to balance public health, tax revenues and driving the black market out of business as it licenses retailers to sell recreational marijuana.
Jun 17, 2013 As much as marijuana initiatives are an experiment in drug legalization, they are also a business experiment. How do you set up an entirely new commercial marketplace worth billions?
May 9, 2013 Last year, Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. Now it’s decided how to regulate it. The legislature approved a 25 percent tax on the sale of marijuana among other requirements.
Jan 31, 2013 The State Liquor Control Board needs an official marijuana consultant to advise on the finer points of all things cannabis.