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  1. Ron Strider

    Black Friday Sale! Green Week Is Here!

    Black Friday Starts Our Green Week - Discount off our bundle News Moderator: Ron Strider 420 MAGAZINE ® Contact: Contact us - MagicalButter.com Photo Credit: Magical Butter Website: MagicalButter.com - MagicalButter.com
  2. Ron Strider

    How To Make Use of R&D Tax Credit For The Cannabis Industry

    Cannabis legislation is working its way in many states, and some – including California – have made it legal to use, possess and share cannabis. Tax professionals need to know how recent legislation on the drug can affect a taxpayer's return, such as for growers on how they can make use of...
  3. Ron Strider

    Here's How Much Virginia Taxpayers Are Spending To Jail Marijuana Users

    Over the past 10 years, Virginia authorities have arrested more than 133,000 people suspected of marijuana possession. Each year, about 10,000 individuals are convicted of a first-time marijuana possession offense. And on one day in July 2017, there were 127 individuals in jail on a marijuana...
  4. Ron Strider

    MA: Should Towns That Ban Pot Dispensaries Get The Tax Revenue

    Who should share in the spoils of the new recreational marijuana industry? If pro-pot advocates get their way, it won't be any of the more than 100 municipalities that have enacted bans, moratoriums, or tight limits on licensed marijuana operations. Proponents of legalized marijuana are...
  5. Ron Strider

    Hawaii Says It Is The 1st State To Go Cashless For Marijuana Sales

    Hawaii said Tuesday that it will be the first state to require marijuana sales to be handled without cash, saying it wanted to avoid robberies and other crimes targeting dispensaries. Medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii won't be allowed to accept cash beginning Oct. 1 and will require...
  6. Ron Strider

    How Cannabis Businesses Can Overcome Credit And Banking Obstacles

    There's plenty of cash circulating in the cannabis industry. The problem is finding a place to deposit it. Cannabis businesses don't want to conduct cash-only transactions, which can pose huge safety and security risks. Manufacturers and dispensaries end up with large amounts of cash on hand...
  7. Ron Strider

    CO: Marijuana Credit Union Wins Small Victory In Effort To Solve Pot Banking Problem

    A marijuana credit union has won a small victory in its quest to provide banking services to pot businesses in Colorado. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a lower court's ruling that denied Fourth Corner Credit Union's attempt to open a Federal Reserve master account, which is...
  8. Gorilla Seeds

    Gorilla Seeds - Credit Cards Up For US & UK Customers

    I don't know if it's a trial, or if it's as permanent as anything ever is, but for the time being our credit card system is back up & working. I don't even know if it's just Visa or just Mastercard - just wanted to let you guys know. Any problems, don't hesitate to reach out - as always...
  9. Ron Strider

    NH: New Deal On Marijuana Decriminalization Clears 1st State Senate Hurdle

    The state Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a measure that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Bills to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana have passed through the New Hampshire House of Representatives eight times over the past decade. But they've...
  10. K

    The Cannabis Industry And Credit Unions - Need Meets Philosophy

    As credit union professionals, we pride ourselves on doing what is right, not just what everyone else is doing. The backbone of the credit union movement is service to all segments of society — including those that are underserved and unbanked. It's not our only mission, but it is one of the key...
  11. Jackalope

    Jack the Ripper

    I get a " Ada Boy " for not killing this plant. The praise must to go to TGA. This strain is amazing. I have not even smoked any and I'm already making plans to keep growing this strain. While all the plants are doing great. Filling in nice and covered frost. 1 though is the clear winner. She...
  12. K

    Small Oregon Credit Union Offers Banking To Marijuana Businesses

    The federal ban on marijuana means banking is a big problem for marijuana businesses. Some owners are driving around with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. But now, one small Willamette Valley credit union is opening accounts for them. Shane Saunders with MAPS Credit Union said...
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  14. K

    Maine Financial Institutions Steering Clear Of Marijuana Businesses

    Westbrook, Maine – Banks and credit unions are keeping their distance from the marijuana industry because the federal government still considers marijuana illegal. Legal marijuana businesses can't accept credit cards, they can't secure bank loans or get any other business services provided by...
  15. K

    WA: Senators Say All-Cash Marijuana Shops Pose A Danger For Vendors

    Washington - There's a whole lot of cash sitting in marijuana shops in Washington state, Colorado and elsewhere, with less than 3 percent of the nation's banks and credit unions willing to do business with them. And with another eight states voting last month to expand access to legal...
  16. K

    Denver Marijuana Company CS Compliance Systems Runs Into Trouble With Credit Cards

    CS Compliance Systems ran into trouble this month over its ability to accept credits, even though the Denver-based consulting and technology firm doesn't sell marijuana. Merely working with cannabis dispensaries was enough for CS Compliance Systems to have its credit card processing...
  17. K

    AK: Fairbanks Banks Cautious As Marijuana Industry Unfolds

    Fairbanks - Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has restricted 10 personal accounts linked to people starting a marijuana-related business, a spokeswoman for the financial institution confirmed. It's a preemptive strike meant to prevent scrutiny from the federal government as the marijuana...
  18. R

    Canadian Weed Dispensaries Make Millions But They Can't Get A Bank Account

    To make payroll each month, Dori Dempster used to have to carry cash to the bank in $10,000 chunks. And that, she said, was before the credit union where her medical marijuana dispensary banked abruptly closed its account. Since it opened in Vancouver in 2008, The Medicinal Cannabis...
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    Marijuana Firms Short On Banking Options

    Tim Cullen's marijuana business brought in millions of dollars last year, but he's had a hard time finding a bank to take the money. He's cycled through 14 checking accounts in six years. Recently, he said, a bank closed all his personal accounts, including college savings for his 3-year-old...
  20. R

    Federal Judge Dismisses Marijuana Credit Union Lawsuit Against The Federal Reserve

    A federal judge day dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Fourth Corner Credit Union against the Federal Reserve in hopes of providing banking services to the legal cannabis industry. In his ruling, Judge R. Brooke Jackson said Congress must provide the answer, stating, "I regard the [cannabis...
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