House passes MORE Act legalizing marijuana on a federal level, bill faces uphill battle in Senate

Yahoo Finance’s Jessica Smith joins Kristin Myers to discuss the House’s historic vote to decriminalize marijuana at a federal level. #MOREAct #cannabislegalization #marijuanalegalization This segment originally aired on December 2, 2020. For 2020 election results please visit: Election results: https://www.yahoo.com/elections Subscribe to Yahoo Finance: https://yhoo.it/2fGu5Bb About Yahoo Finance: At Yahoo…

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Texas medical marijuana faces a steep uphill climb to implementation

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 6:13 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 4:59 pm By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff In Texas, the thrill of a modest victory for medical marijuana advocates has since been muted by the thud of dull bureaucracy. To close out 2016, the Texas Department of Public…

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The little-known costs of the unbanked: Another aspect of the pot industry’s uphill financial battle

Published: Nov 21, 2016, 7:55 am • Updated: Nov 21, 2016, 7:55 am By The Cannabist Staff The many obstacles for legal cannabis businesses to access banking services mean that many of the entities are all-cash — such a practice comes with added costs, says a former federal bank examiner…

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