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GOP Congressman Pushes For New Guidance On Hemp And CBD Businesses’ Credit Access

Hemp might have been federally legalized, but businesses that market the crop and its derivatives are still struggling to maintain access to credit at financial institutions, Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) said on Thursday. At a House Financial Services Committee hearing, Barr told the country’s top financial regulators that credit card providers have “stopped offering payment […]

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Joe Biden Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization And Rescheduling—But Not Legalization

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains opposed to legalizing marijuana but said through a spokesperson on Thursday that he supports decriminalizing cannabis, expunging the records of individuals with prior possession convictions and letting states set their own policies. He also would move to reclassify marijuana under federal law to Schedule II—a slightly less restrictive designation than […]

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ForwardGro recall: Maryland cannabis commission orders products off the shelves

Steve Thompson Maryland state regulators have taken a medical marijuana grower’s products off the market, prompting questions — but few answers — from dispensaries, patients and other industry players. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission issued an “administrative hold” on all products using marijuana grown by ForwardGro, which operates a large greenhouse in Lothian, in Anne […]