Pennsylvania Adjusts Medical Cannabis Program

On Monday, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine announced plans to allow patients access to whole plant, dried flower, as well as more qualifying conditions. The move reverses the previous rule permitting dispensaries to sell only processed forms of cannabis, which some say limited access and kept costs high for […]

Jeff Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo

According to The Associated Press, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo today, an Obama-era policy barring Department of Justice officials from going after state-legal cannabis businesses. This move comes just after California, the nation’s most populous state, legalized adult use sales of cannabis. Previously, the Cole Memo […]

PNC Bank Cancels Another Marijuana Advocacy Group’s Bank Account

Marijuana legalization advocate Cher Neufer queued up at a Cincinnati post office in mid-June expecting to mail a t-shirt to a donor. Instead, she was met with the message every shopper dreads: card denied. A few phone calls later, Neufer discovered that PNC had closed the account for the National Organization for the […]

PNC Bank Shuts Down Marijuana Policy Project Accounts Amid Federal Uncertainty

One of the nation’s leading marijuana legalization groups says PNC Bank has notified it that it will close the organization’s 22-year-old accounts, a sign of growing concerns in the financial industry that the Trump administration will crack down on the marijuana industry in states that have legalized it. The Marijuana […]