Tammy Campbell
Aug 19, 2019

As a growing number of states legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana use—Illinois becoming the latest, effective January 2020—financial institutions must acknowledge that they may (and likely do) provide banking services for marijuana-related businesses (MRBs), intentionally or not. With 40 states and the District of Columbia legalizing marijuana use to some degree, financial institutions must take steps towards […]

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