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SNAP, Crackle, Pot! Kentucky Federal Court Holds FNS Cannot Deny a Retailer’s Food Stamp Authorization for Misdemeanor Marijuana Conviction

USDA’s Food & Nutrition Service (FNS) is authorized to administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”). This $80 billion program, formerly known as the food stamp program, provides monthly supplemental nutrition benefits t… Read More
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Interstate Structure to Oversee and Regulate Medical Marijuana

There is a need for an interstate structure to provide coordination and regulatory oversight of medical marijuana (cannabis) use in the 23 states that have approved its use by either referendum or legislation. Five jurisdictions — Colorado, Was… Read More
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Take Out the Trash Day, State-Legal Marijuana, and Banks

In related announcements by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), and the State of Washington Department of Financial Institutions, new guidance was issued that “should enhance t… Read More
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