• December 2, 2020

Tags : marijuana industry

Federal Agency Adopts Policy Letting People With Drug Convictions Work At Credit Unions

A federal agency has determined that people with convictions for simple drug possession should not be barred from working at credit unions, as long as they meet certain criteria. The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board initially announced proposed changes to its employment guidance in July, where the recommendation to carve out exceptions for low-level drug […]Read More

Colorado Will Get Help Improving Marijuana Energy Efficiency From National Governors Association

Colorado’s government is going to get some help from the National Governors Association (NGA) to help incorporate clean energy practices and improve energy efficiency in the marijuana industry. NGA announced on Tuesday that it would be lending assistance to five states through a “two-year policy academy” that looks at the specific needs of each state […]Read More

Terrapin Care Station Raises Minimum Wage for Employees

Boulder, Colo.-based Terrapin Care Station, a national cannabis company, announced today that it has guaranteed a minimum wage for its employees of $15/hour companywide. The move comes as the Denver City Council debates whether to gradually raise the minimum wage over three years. A proposal before the Finance and Governance Committee today would raise the […]Read More

Number Of Banks Working With Marijuana Businesses Levels Off, Federal Data Shows

The number of banks and credit unions that service the marijuana industry largely leveled off in the last quarter, according to new federal data released late last week. And that market trend could reflect shifting expectations among financial institutions about the likelihood of Congress approving cannabis banking legislation. While the House did eventually pass the Secure […]Read More

SXSW Announces Two Dozen Marijuana Panels For 2020

South by Southwest (SXSW) revealed the festival’s 2020 lineup this week, and it includes 24 panels dedicated exclusively to cannabis issues. The sessions are part of SXSW’s “Cannabusiness” convergence track, which will invite attendees to learn about “the technological, cultural, financial, legal and political ecosystems that are defining the cannabis-focused enterprises of both today and […]Read More

Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Tours Marijuana Dispensary And Grow House

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg toured a marijuana grow house and dispensary in Las Vegas on Wednesday. During the event, which Marijuana Moment attended, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate spoke with business owners about the challenges they face under federal prohibition and expanded on his vision for cannabis reform. Buttigieg visited Top Notch, a minority-owned marijuana […]Read More

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