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Banking continues to be a challenge for the cannabis industry.  But, Wells Fargo recently erected a new barrier: It closed the campaign bank account of Nikki Fried, candidate for Agriculture Commissioner of Florida. According to a report in the Ne (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] On August 15, 2018, Constellation Brands, which owns popular beer, wine and spirits products, such as Corona, Robert Mondavi and High West, announced it is inve (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] Just weeks after Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo) introduced bi-partisan legislation to make marijuana lawful under a state's mariju (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] On Wednesday, an article I wrote describing the public safety concerns that result from the lack of banking in the cannabis industry due to the federal prohibit (More)
Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today introduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act. While we have not seen the text yet, Sen. Warren has published a summary. The bill would amend th (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] I have previously written about the public safety concerns resulting from the lack of banking in the cannabis industry.  As I noted in that article, the elimina (More)