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Some medical marijuana dispensaries no longer accepting debit cards

Some medical marijuana dispensaries no longer accepting debit cards

The citizens of Colorado have spoken on this issue.

"We believe we are obliged to heed their decision", the representatives wrote.

Marijuana is legal for adult recreational use in eight states. It's taking away the rights of states to have a say in regulation, which apparently has angered conservatives and liberals.

The marijuana industry that was expected to generate roughly $40 billion in economic impact nationwide by 2021 is at a crossroads given a recent move by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to eliminate certain protections created for the industry by the Obama Administration. "The banks are running scared", said Greg Parquette, who uses marijuana for neuropathy in his legs.

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The automaker said the two activities had become viable in part by the tax bill that President Trump signed. Fiat/Chrysler says the tax plan will also mean the return of manufacturing jobs to the USA from Mexico.

Tsongas, who represents the state's 3rd Congressional District, also said she's voted for legislation that would require the Justice Department to respect state medical marijuana laws, and has co-sponsored legislation that would protect people who are being prosecuted for violating the federal Controlled Substances Act as long as they were following their own state's marijuana laws.

Gardner has vowed to block all DOJ nominees from confirmation until Sessions relinquishes on marijuana enforcement.

The marijuana industry that was expected to generate roughly $40 billion in economic impact nationwide by 2021 is at a crossroads given a move on January 4, 2018, by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to eliminate certain protections created for the industry by the Obama Administration.

In terms of how Sessions' move affects Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee quickly came out after the memo and issued a statement saying, "Make no mistake: As we have told the Department of Justice ever since I-502 was passed in 2012, we will vigorously defend our state's laws against undue federal infringement".

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At the time, the president warned that he would take further action to nullify the deal if Congress and the allies did not act. But they have so far been unable to bridge gaps with the Democratic caucus.

A majority of states have decriminalized marijuana, made recreational use legal or approved medical marijuana, according to NORML, which tracks cannabis laws. Much like the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, the provision would block the DOJ from using federal funds to persecute compliant pot businesses in states where it's legal.

On Tuesday, Baker said that any federal crackdown on the state's nascent commercial marijuana industry is a misguided use of taxpayer dollars. "I have called on the President to override the Attorney General's decision, I have directly urged the Attorney General to reinstate the Cole memo, and I plan to move forward my legislative fixes", said Polis.

Well, we can't say we didn't see this coming...we blogged back in March, 2017 on what the change in administration might mean for marijuana banking, and the federal government announced a change in its policy towards marijuana enforcement late last week.

A meeting would have prevented this embarrassing criticism by the Attorney General of the United States. The corporate tax rate was lowered to 21 percent in a sweeping tax bill President Donald Trump signed last month. "I would love to know what those are, what their medicinal properties are and what the dose should be".

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The comment was made during a recent discussion with congressional leaders, according to a report in the Washington Post . He then suggested that more immigrants be allowed from Norway, whose prime minister he met with yesterday, the Post said.


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