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Credit Union Gets A Semi-Waiver For Cannabis Related-Business

In a rare compromise agreement, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has given conditional approval for Fourth Corner Credit Union to offer services to businesses that serve the legal cannabis industry in Colorado, but not state-licensed dispensaries. These businesses … Continue reading

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New Cannabis Oriented Crowdfunding Platform

If you really want to be on the cutting edge of finance today, then perhaps a crowdfunding campaign that intends to invest in the cannabis industry. That’s where Fundana is going. The company is the first ” Regulation Crowdfunding platform … Continue reading

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Bank Kills Crowdfunding Effort

With the new Securities and Exchange Commission crowdfunding rules just effective, NextRX, a cannabis-related software firm began a fundraising campaign through StartEngine Crowdfunding in Los Angeles. Two days later, the web portal pulled the plug on the campaign. The SEC’s … Continue reading

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Newest U.S. Industry May Get a Boost By June 30

The Drug Enforcement Agency sent a letter to US Senators sponsoring a re-scheduling bill stating that the DEA has received the Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation and plans to provide its view on whether marijuana should be taken off Schedule … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders Back the “Uber for Dope”

Sometimes following the money can provide a sign of the (high?) times. Over 40 Silicon Valley investors and venture capitalists have joined an Angel List syndicate to put in over $1.5 million for what the Wall Street Journal calls the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Causes SEC Deja Vu

One of the reasons that the SEC doesn’t like crowdfunding is because the sale of small company shares is just an extension (in its institutional instinctual memory) of the old penny stock – boiler room business. As a reminder of … Continue reading

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