2017

Medical marijuana businesses in Florida will have to find banking elsewhere. (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) Florida’s First Green Bank started serving the state’s medical marijuana industry with much fanfare this year, boasting that it was the only financial institution in the state willing to work with marijuana businesses. “I suspect we’ll have the entire industry […]

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In one of the latest moves to legalize marijuana, the president of Peru signed a bill in mid-November that legalized medical cannabis across the country. The move came just weeks after the Peruvian Congress voted in favor of the bill, and now, residents can legally possess, sell, and transport cannabis for medical purposes. Though, it’s […]

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CLOSE Joseph Walker, Ringwood police chief, talks about the potential impact of legalized marijuana in New Jersey. David M Zimmer/NorthJersey.com Marijuana and cash seized by police officials in Bergen County.(Photo: File/NorthJersey.com) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Proponents say legalizing marijuana will increase tax revenue and decrease crime. For local police departments across the nation, the change would usher in a new way […]

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