February 14th, 2014
02:30 PM ET
7 months ago

Banks cleared to accept marijuana business

(CNN) – The U.S. government issued rules on Friday for the first time allowing banks to legally provide financial services to state-licensed marijuana businesses.

The Justice Department issued a memorandum to prosecutors that closely follows guidance last August largely limiting federal enforcement priorities to eight types of crimes.

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soundoff (26 Responses)
  1. Me

    "And I think religion and God are distortions of reality invented by petty, self-serving men as a means of preying on the weak and gullible. I guess we're at an impasse. Perhaps if you talked to all the spaceturtles holding up the planet, they'd be willing to shift position to make the weather a little better?"

    Kudos sniffit, I don't agree with you much but you are spot on here!

    February 14, 2014 04:58 pm at 4:58 pm |
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