Senators from both parties try to ease banking for marijuana businesses

By Lisa Lambert | WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic senators on Wednesday renewed their drive to make banking easier for marijuana-based businesses in those U.S. states where the drug is legal, undeterred by signals from the Trump administration about maintaining tough marijuana restrictions nationally. The eight senators, who spanned the political spectrum from libertarian-leaning Republican Rand …

Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders

One month after the pipeline was effectively put “on hold” by the Army Corps of Engineers, major commercial banks are still banking on the project — and losing thousands of customers a week as a result. Standing Rock, ND – For the last six weeks, a global coalition has been pressuring banks providing project loans …

Bipartisan marijuana banking bill introduced in the Senate

By Burgess Everett 7/9/15 4:41 PM EDT Updated 7/9/15 5:24 PM EDT   Reflecting growing public support for changing the nation’s drug laws, a bipartisan group of senators on Thursday introduced the chamber’s first bill that would legalize banking for recreational marijuana companies. Introduced by the Senate delegations from Oregon and Colorado, two of the …

Marijuana cash is problem for Illinois tax collection

Updated: Jun 19, 2015 10:22 AM CST CHICAGO (Associated Press) - The state of Illinois is having trouble finding a bank or financial company to process the large amounts of cash it anticipates receiving for taxes and fees from its new medical marijuana industry. The state received no response to a solicitation published last fall. …

Michael Tellinger seminar on hidden acient technology and how the world banking system has turned us all into slaves…

In Slave Species of god, Michael Tellinger takes his readers on a remarkable odyssey of the true origins of humankind in which he: * draws clear and startling analogies between new discoveries in genetic engineering and ancient archaeological finds… * highlights emerging scientific information overlooked in the past… * unravels the Bible’s often obscure stories …

Legalized Marijuana: Companies Moving Now To Cash In On Cannabis

Largely illegal in the U.S. for a century, weed became legal in Washington and Colorado at the start of the year after voters in those states gave the go-ahead in 2012. Further north, voters could decide in August whether Alaska will become the third state to remove prohibitions on the recreational use of pot. A …

Legal Pot: The Gateway Drug to State-Run Banking?

By Karen Weise January 09, 2014     If ever a hippie dream existed, it would probably look something like what’s being proposed in Washington by Democratic State Senator Bob Hasegawa. He wants to open a state-run bank specifically to serve Washington’s newly legal marijuana industry. The proposal would solve two real problems: Pot businesses …