Posts Tagged ‘weed’

Up in smoke: Cannabis, credit unions, and you

Up in smoke: Cannabis, credit unions, and you

A question is getting asked these days that you probably never thought would be on the minds of credit union executives: should we get involved in cannabis banking? Even 10 months ago it was a [...]

CU key to medical pot biz growth in West Virginia

CU key to medical pot biz growth in West Virginia

Element FCU expects to become the first credit union in this state to serve the medical marijuana business. And, it expects to be the key to the growth of medical marijuana businesses here. Element FCU [...]

Trades continue push for Senate consideration of SAFE Banking Act

Trades continue push for Senate consideration of SAFE Banking Act

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act is a critical first step to ensure legal cannabis marketplaces are safe, legal and transparent, CUNA and other financial services trade organizations wrote to Senate Banking Committee [...]

NAFCU releases updated marijuana banking brief

NAFCU releases updated marijuana banking brief

A new version of NAFCU's Marijuana Banking Issue Brief is now available online, providing credit unions with comprehensive, up-to-date information on federal legislative efforts and state-level marijuana laws. Earlier this year, lawmakers in the House [...]

SAFE Banking Act shows benefits of financial sector cooperation

SAFE Banking Act shows benefits of financial sector cooperation

Last week’s historic House vote to advance the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act was an example of what can happen when the financial services sector works together, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan [...]

CUNA-backed SAFE Banking Act passed by House in historic vote

CUNA-backed SAFE Banking Act passed by House in historic vote

The House voted 321-103 to pass the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act (H.R. 1595) Wednesday, a historic vote that comes months after strong CUNA, League and credit union advocacy on behalf of [...]

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