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  1. Justones

    Buying seeds

    So I was looking at herbies for some seeds. Choose some. Then see theres no credit card or paypal. Just bank transfer, cash or bitcoin. I dont know about doing a bank transfer, I dont have anything bitcoin. What the heck man? Is this just how it is now?
  2. Ron Strider

    How A Maryland Bank Is Quietly Solving The Marijuana Industry's Cash Problem

    Most banks refuse to open accounts for cannabis-related businesses even in states where pot is legal, citing federal laws that outlaw the drug and consider it on par with cocaine and heroin. In Maryland, however, at least one community bank is working with the state's newly launched medical...
  3. Ron Strider

    The Banker To Florida's Medical Marijuana Players Is Getting Out Of The Business

    When Florida's medical marijuana industry was first starting out a few years ago, business owners faced a dilemma: Where could they find a bank to take their millions? For a marijuana distributor, opening a bank account isn't as easy as it is for the rest of us. The federal government still...
  4. Ron Strider

    California Considers 'Green Banking' As It Transitions To Fully Legal Pot

    California has a possible solution to the problem of banks being unwilling to handle money from the state's multibillion-dollar legal marijuana industry, one that officials say would be the first system of its kind in the nation. Talks are underway between the state, banks and federal...
  5. Ron Strider

    California Treasurer Wants The State To Study A Public Bank Option For Pot Businesses

    California Treasurer John Chiang wants the state to consider creating a government-owned bank that could serve cannabis businesses, one of several recommendations aimed at helping bring those businesses into the financial mainstream. The recommendations, the product of a year of meetings of a...
  6. Ron Strider

    Public Banks Offer Hope For Marijuana Businesses

    With most private institutions and credit unions still avoiding the legal cannabis industry, many marijuana businesses remain without bank accounts. But one idea is gaining acceptance among marijuana entrepreneurs and a growing number of cities and states: the formation of public banks to...
  7. Ron Strider

    Hemp Clothing Retailer's Banking Troubles Take More Twists Before Resolution

    A saga involving a Pacific Northwest hemp fashion company in search of a bank has been resolved, but points to the murky legal landscape facing some cannabis-related businesses. After two rescinded business accounts and a bank's change of heart, hemp clothing and accessories retailer...
  8. Ron Strider

    Bloom Farms Redirects Statewide One-For-One Food Bank Donations To NorCal Regions

    SAN FRANCISCO, California - October 31, 2017 - Bay Area medical cannabis company Bloom Farms™ has redirected all of its statewide donations to a Northern California food bank situated among the state’s most devastating wildfires through the end of the year, the company announced this week...
  9. Ron Strider

    One Florida Bank Is Willing To Risk It All On Cannabis When Others Won't

    Opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Florida naturally comes with a lot of red tape. Marijuana is still considered an illegal substance at the federal level, despite the 29 states that have legalized it for recreational or medicinal use in recent years. That makes it nearly impossible...
  10. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Money May Push California Into Public Banking

    Marijuana-related businesses face a funny problem: they make lots of money yet can't securely put it in banks. The US banking system is nationally regulated and weed's illegal under federal law, a Schedule I substance with no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse, according to the...
  11. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis Companies Eager To Take Growing Biz To The Bank

    Any private U.S. bank that is insured by the federal government is forbidden by law from knowingly handling money from cannabis businesses. That leaves people in the rapidly growing industry with few options when it comes to dealing with business basics like payroll, taxes, and finances...
  12. Ron Strider

    Legal Marijuana Sale Faces Challenges By Banks In Uruguay

    The legal sale of marijuana in Uruguayan pharmacies is facing challenges as banks refuse to deal with companies linked to the drug in order to follow international financial laws. A government official said Friday that Uruguayan banks risk running afoul of laws that ban receiving money tied...
  13. Old Hippy 127

    Need a recommendation for a good seed bank

    I was using Herbie's seed in the UK, but they now require an awkward payment method. Ordered seeds from another UK bank, and the germination rate was 30%! OUCH! My previous rates were all above 90%. Looking for a good place to get seeds that accepts american bank cards. HELP!
  14. Ron Strider

    Should California Start Its Own Bank To Serve Marijuana Companies?

    With recreational marijuana sales set to become legal in California next year and most banks unwilling to open accounts for cannabis companies, pot entrepreneurs are desperate to figure out what to do with their piles of cash. Now, some want the state or cities to get involved. Over the last...
  15. Ron Strider

    Card Denied: Marijuana Advocacy Group's Bank Account Terminated

    Marijuana legalization advocate Cher Neufer queued up at a Cincinnati post office in mid-June expecting to mail a t-shirt to a donor. Instead, she was met with the message every shopper dreads: card denied. A few phone calls later, Neufer discovered that PNC had closed the account for the...
  16. Brassico

    In need of reputable seed bank!

    i need a reputable seeds bank that accepts debit cards and ship worldwide that ann gonna steal my money and that had good seeds asside from crop kings there to expensive
  17. Ron Strider

    US Cannabis Group Denied Banking, Time For Bitcoin

    Fiat-based legal cannabis entities in the US are under pressure as an advocacy group suddenly loses its bank account. As multiple resources report, The Marijuana Policy Project this week received notification from PNC Bank it could no longer use its services. MPP, which does not directly...
  18. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Group Says PNC Bank To Close Its Accounts Amid Fears Of A DOJ Crackdown

    One of the nation's leading marijuana legalization groups says PNC Bank has notified it that it will close the organization's 22-year-old accounts, a sign of growing concerns in the financial industry that the Trump administration will crack down on the marijuana business in states that have...
  19. F

    420 Windsor Ontario Event Cannabis Without Borders

    Come to the FIRST and Largest celebration of 420 Jumbotron, music, vendors, food. Sam Mellace is flying in for this Massive event. :cheer2: All monies go to the Windsor Food Bank. Feed the Hungry - get educated - find out how to get medicated. If you would like to sponsor or be a...
  20. T

    Seeds and Confusion

    Advice needed. After months of study and accumulation of equipment I am ready to start my first grow. I am having issues in finding a nice safe place to get the genetics. I don't want to risk an overseas seed bank and loose my $. Some of the local sites are asking exorbitant sums. My...
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