Cannabis banking included in House leaders’ COVID bill (Newsletter: May 13, 2020)

Cannabis banking included in House leaders’ COVID bill (Newsletter: May 13, 2020)

Senate GOP deletes own marijuana criticism against Dems; AK rescinds cannabis safety regs due to fed concerns; VA city votes to end THC job testing Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Subscribers who value this daily dispatch enough to show their support with a few dollars help us keep doing this. Please chip in and help ensure Marijuana Moment’s continued operations. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW House Democratic leadership included provisions allowing marijuana businesses to access banking services in the latest coronavirus relief legislation, though the bill does not make the cannabis industry eligible for relief funds through the Small Business Administration. The Senate Republican Conference tweeted criticism of House Democrats putting marijuana banking in the new coronavirus bill. They deleted it shortly after Marijuana Moment’s publisher  reminded them that vulnerable Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is the lead champion of the legislation and needs to bring home a win before November. Concerns about conflict with federal law forced Alaska regulators to rescind an emergency rule aimed at reducing the spread of coronavirus by allowing legal marijuana to be transported unaccompanied to remote areas of the…

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