Florida not among states asking feds to let banks work with marijuana businesses

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ‘ Attorneys general across the United ‘ to protect banks that work with marijuana businesses. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody was not among those who signed the letter.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ‘ Attorneys general across the United States have joined together in urging lawmakers to pass banking reform legislation that would allow the banking industry to work with businesses in the legal marijuana industry.

Last week, attorneys general in 30 states and 4 U.S. territories sent a letter to Congress asking them to pass the SAFE Banking Act, or something similar, to protect banks that work with marijuana businesses. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody was not among those who signed the letter.


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Sunburn ‘ The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics ‘ 4.15.19

Nearly half of the state’s top consultants, fundraisers, PR mavens, lobbyists and staffers expect a texting-while-driving ban with teeth to pass this year, while more than a quarter said the same about assignment of benefits reform. When it comes to a gambling bill, however, only two percent are willing to ante up.

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Legalization on the ballot: marijuana election results nationwide

Marijuana Moment is a wire service assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views expressed by Angell or Marijuana Moment are neither endorsed by the Globe nor do they reflect the Globe’s views on any subject area.

Stay tuned here with Marijuana Moment all day for live updates ‘ in reverse chronological order, with times listed in ET ‘ on all the latest marijuana election night news.

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Voters in at least 14 counties across Wisconsin have embraced various marijuana reform policies in the form of non-binding advisory questions. A total of 16 counties had questions about legalization or decriminalization on the ballot, but the results of two other questions are still being tracked.


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