With all the
The U. S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Banking Act, a bill that if it becomes law, will allow legal marijuana businesses access to the banking system. The bill now moves on to the Senate, where it faces a less certain fate.
For sure, this is a historic win for the cannabis industry!
There’s no denying this is yet another win for the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), perhaps the pre-eminent voice of the cannabis industry.
“This is a sign the time has come for comprehensive cannabis reform,” said Morgan Fox, a spokesman for the NCIA. “The fact that we got almost half the Republicans is a huge sign we’re moving in the right direction toward sensible policies.”
The next step is clear. The cannabis industry needs to contact the U.S. Senate in general, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in particular. And there is
Last week the senior Senator from Kentucky “pressured” the FDA to go easy on hemp-derived CBD. Admittedly a small step. But small steps are how we lead the loyal opposition down the path.
If you or anyone you know lives in Kentucky, call the Senator and tell him cannabis is nothing to fear. In fact, it’s medicinal!